VW Beetle Rally in Peru

It’s always great to see what VW fans are up to around the world, so we were happy to receive these photos from our German friend in South America, Ralph Aufderheide, of the “Internacional Rallye de Escarabajos” (International Beetle Rally) at Lake Chinchaycocha, the largest lake in Peru, 4000m above sea level.

What’s a VW Trekker?

We love open air VWs, but the rugged, go anywhere Trekker surely has to be one of the coolest topless VWs out there at the moment. Here’s a quick insight into how it came about…

Ivan Hirst: the story of how he saved the VW Beetle

Yorkshire born Ivan Hirst was for many the man that saved the Beetle, which in turn allowed Volkswagen to prosper in the immediate post-war period. While British manufacturers dismissed the Bug, Hirst rightly saw its potential and persuaded its resurrection from the Wolfsburg factory ashes. The rest, as they say, is history…

London classic ban latest

As we reported originally here, and gave an update here, the government has already put plans in place to introduce a new Ultra Low Emissions Zone (ULEZ) for London. It was originally feared that classics would be banned from central London, but it transpires that it will result in older, more polluting cars incurring an … Continued

VW Heritage: VW camper buying guide

We don’t need to tell you just how cool old VW buses are right now, be it a split or bay window model. Even the shortest trips will feel fun, and everywhere you go you will be greeted by smiling faces and looks of admiration.

Volkswagen Beetle project with extreme attention to detail

Following our recent interview with Martin Peryagh, creator of the ‘Wickerdackel’ Mk2 Golf we thought we’d find out more about ‘finishing touches’ by asking a few questions to Steve Gosling, owner of this beautiful ’61 Bug. He debuted his stunning Beetle project at the Volksworld show back in March, and the attention to detail had everyone talking. Need some tips for your VW Beetle project, read on!

This summer's must have classic VW accessories

Classic Volkswagens are never out of fashion; but if you want to dress yours to impress this August take a look at this quick guide to our favourite trick bits and trinkets to accessorise your summer ride. These are this summer’s must have classic VW accessories.

Why finishing touches are so important to a VW project

This month we have been focussing on accessories, and personalising your VWs to your own taste and style. We caught up with Martin Peryagh, creator of the ‘Wickerdackel’ Mk2 Golf which had aesthetic additions in abundance. Here’s his take on why finishing touches are so important.

Aircooled Drag Day, Ireland

After visiting the Emerald Isle for Dubshed earlier this year, we were keen to get back; and what better excuse than a weekend’s racing at the 3rd Aircooled Drag Day. We sent James T over to check it out..

DVLA classic car rules could affect your VW

In what is seemingly an unending discussion on how to register older cars, the DVLA is now questioning whether cars that are in any way modified from their original specification can still be classified as an historic vehicle…