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VW Kombi sells for record $202,000 at Melbourne auction

And the prices keep getting higher . . . A restored VW Kombi bus was sold for a cool $202,000 in Melbourne on Monday night. The 1960 Volkswagen Kombi Samba attracted frenzied bidding at the Shannons Auctions in Cheltenham, auction … Continue reading

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Unique VW camper van sells for £67,500

For an entire generation the VW camper van was the ultimate symbol of freedom, the utility vehicle that would allow them to drive off into the sun in search of new thrills and experiences. For some it was a dream … Continue reading

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For a Totally Reasonable $220K, You Can Have This VW Type 2 Limo

I really like Type 2s. A common daydream for me involves the barn-find of an original 21 or 23-window or truck. I can’t explain in words my desire for a first generation Type 2 double-cab truck. If I had the … Continue reading

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VW’s tribute to the Kombi van

In September 2013, the last ever Kombi bus sputtered out of the São Bernardo do Campo plant in Brazil. Which moved Volkswagen to make a a film. And while Type 2s have the longevity of a beer can, but with … Continue reading

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Volkswagen Kombi may keep on trucking

The long, strange trip isn’t over yet. Reports of the death of the Volkswagen Microbus may not have been greatly exaggerated, but they could turn out to be premature. The 63-year-old VW Type 2 van is still in production in … Continue reading

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Remebering The VW Bus in All Its Day-Glo Glory

Something about a VW bus begged you to pick up a can of spray paint and go to work on this iconic vehicle. Alas, the portable graffiti site ceases production this year, after more than half a century. Here’s a … Continue reading

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Volkswagen Type 2 Microbus goes out with special edition

The longest-produced model in the global automotive industry — the Volkswagen Type 2 Microbus, made legendary through portrayals on the silver screen, is going to be phased out. It is 56 years of history, or the end of an era, … Continue reading

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Airbags May Save The Old VW Bus

The Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi, known to many as the Microbus, Bus, Hippiebus, and many other names if you’re stuck behind one, is one of the oldest automotive survivors. Its long run looked like it was nearing its end, as … Continue reading

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