This month’s brochure, a sixteen page affair including two fold outs, features outstandingly sharp imagery with imaginative, some would say stunning, backgrounds. Altogether the presentation is luxurious, which is highly appropriate for the VW Buses featured, the 1998 versions of what we would call the T3. Just a minute though, production of the third generation Transporter ceased in 1990 (except syncro models), didn’t it? Let’s confuse you further, for this brochure features the 2.3i Microbus and a range of 2.6i models, which include both the Microbus Exclusiv and the Caravelle Exclusiv. For heaven’s sake, what dribble he writes, you chorus! Fuel injected engines of such sizes simply didn’t exist and he can’t even spell ‘exclusive’ correctly.
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Lance & Lisa Beaver tell the story of their...‘Old School' Westfalia Bay
The history of our bus is varied. I heard that it used to belong to a soccer player who lived in it for a while, and a tale of a cross country trip that was taken in it. Since we’ve owned it, we have been to numerous car shows with our car club Kahiko Kula and enjoy that immensely, but taking it camping is our joy.
Messing About in Boats
“Believe me, my young friend, there is nothing — absolutely nothing — half so much worth doing as simply messing about in boats.”
Hector A Cautionary Tale.
We’d wanted a splitscreen bus for years. And first got the bug, after hiring one for a holiday in Cornwall in 2009.
Since the tender age of just 3, Joanne Dix has been into splitscreen Volkswagens.
Playing with Fire
‘There we were, all just sitting around the campfire...’
Four lads take on Le Mans
We’d had the Le Mans 24 hour race on our bucket list for a long, long time...
Happy 70th Birthday, Miss Sofie!
This T1 Bulli from 1950 is the world’s oldest street-legal VW bus and is kept in VWCV’s Classic Vehicles collection in Hannover.
Sitting on the Dock of the Bay…
The beginning of our second week and we were being treated to a day out...
Brochure Line - A 2.6 litre T3!
Taking a peep at a highly desirable VW Bus few of us will ever see in its ‘Exclusiv’ finery
Leading the charge
Mercedes will become the first premium car manufacturer to launch a fully electric vehicle or BEV in India and we drive the car around Delhi-NCR to get a feel for it
Chris Fower, from Fischer Panda UK, looks at the benefits of converting to electric propulsion
DS 3 CROSSBACK E-TENSE
An odd, expensive cookie, that somehow works.
Isuzu gives its 250 D-Max the auto treatment, and it hits the spot
Clean energy gives the premium SUV segment a chance to get rid of their gas guzzler image.
We follow the Springboks on their trophy tour to captain Siya Kolisi’s Eastern Cape hometown, where neighbours are brimming with pride
Siya Brings Hope Home
The celebrated Bok captain is the pride and joy of Zwide, the township where he was born and raised
When you’re taking everything with you – including the kitchen sink – you may end up driving forever. Well, you can do just that with the Motorhome-World Discoverer 4.
Gold For John Deere
John Deere was awarded the only gold medal in the DLG/Agritechnica 2019 Innovation Awards for its eAutoPowr transmission and intelligent e8WD system for the 8R Series large tractors.