Stock or modified: which is worth more?

With older VW prices rising all the time, owners have a dilemma. Do they keep everything stock and enjoy things as they are, or do they make modifications and risk hurting values? Well, this sought after ’67 Beetle for sale at Oldbug.com demonstrates how you can enjoy the best of both worlds…

Tyre wear worry

A UK-wide survey has revealed that over 10 million vehicles could have been driven with an illegal tyre in 2016, fuelling the argument that despite work by safety campaigners, motorists still aren’t putting enough importance on the condition of their rubber.

Calls for rolling MoT exemption

What constitutes a historic vehicle? Well, according to the people that levy Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) it’s any car which reaches 40 years of age. But for another government agency, namely the Department for Transport (DfT), it’s any vehicle built before 1960. With the obvious and often confusing discrepancy highlighted by the fact that the … Continued

Wheelie good Mk2 Golf

A Mk2 Golf inspired wheelie bin racer? We’ve heard it all now, surely? Well, apparently not because it exists and it’s the proud creation of VW nut Dan Kelly. Most importantly, it’s all been done in a good cause – namely a teenage cancer charity.

Oldies out at Lavenham

Forget the throbbing music, the slammed cars that sit so low they scrape dead flies off the road and vehicles festooned with every conceivable non-period accessory. Lavenham International Vintage Volkswagen Meeting is for those who crave originality and savour the more historic vehicles on the Dub scene…

Helping the homeless in Brighton and Hove

Sadly homelessness is still very much an issue in a lot of communities, and Brighton and Hove (and Shoreham just ten minutes down the road) are no different. We’ve chosen to support 2 local charities in 2016 who are doing their very best to help those affected.

Bike Engined Beetle

We’ve seen Beetle engines in bikes, the most famous of which being the one built by hot-rod legend Von Dutch based on a 1942 Harley-Davidson XA. But a bike engine Beetle?

The Thing About Stonor Park…

Once more, the June sun drew the crowds upon Stonor Park in the heart of the Chilterns after the May drizzle of 2015 kept so many visitors away. Year on year, VW Expo is never quite the same but that lazy Sunday feeling remains – one essential ingredient that is most appreciated, reports Steve Neill…

Mk2 Golf Headliner Material Retrim

The Golf Mk2 is prone to headliner woes; the most common being the material coming away from the ‘board’ and sagging over the rear occupants heads. With our recent development of brand new Mk2 Golf headliner material, Anna one of our product development team gave re-trimming an original headliner board a go.