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Van Life

Van Life

Over 300 watercolor drawings combine with 3D effects in this short but sweet animation by Parachute Parachute to create a very personal and touching love letter to the cultural force that was the Volkswagen Vanagon.

2014 Volkswagen Scirocco

2014 Volkswagen Scirocco

The 2014 Scirocco and Scirocco R are more powerful yet economical than the previous models. The sporty hatchback’s engines range from 1.4L 125hp to 2.0 280hp. Its with 17″ wheels can be upgraded to 18″ or 19″ variants.

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Volkswagen: Feeling Carefree

Volkswagen: Feeling Carefree

Volkswagen USA promotes its free scheduled maintenance offer with a commercial aimed squarely at 80s kids, perfectly aping a classic music video. If you’re too young to remember, let this be your a-ha moment.

Porsche Formula V & VW Type 2

Porsche Formula V & VW Type 2

A restored 1964 Porsche Formula Vee race car and a restored and remodeled Volkswagen Type 2 pick-up. The latter wasn’t originally the carrier for the race car, but it is from the same year and has been modified accordingly.

1,000HP Volkswagen Golf

1,000HP Volkswagen Golf

Boba-Motoring’s insane 16Vampir VW Golf is turbocharged to 1,013hp. It goes from 0 to 60mph in 2.3s and tops out at nearly 200mph. What’s that? You have a Bugatti Veyron SS and a Nissan GT-R? Watch this and weep.

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI

2014 Volkswagen Golf GTI

Lighter, wider and lower than its predecessor. It has a 220hp 4-cylinder turbocharged engine, goes from 0 to 62mph in 6.5s and tops out at 153mph. Video of the concept car here.

Volkswagen Hover Car

Volkswagen Hover Car

Volkswagen recently gathered ideas from the people of China for new vehicles, and through the wonder of technology, brought one girl’s “hover car” dream to fruition, digitally. (Thanks Daryl!)

Doubleback Camper Van

Doubleback Camper Van

The Doubleback is a Volkswagen Transporter modified with an electric slide out rear pod that adds 6′ of space – it’s a vehicle and trailer in one. Unfortunately it’s only available in the UK.

Dub-Box Caravan

Dub-Box Caravan

The Camper tent is cute and all, but if you’re looking for a more permanent travel companion, the Dub-Box will suit you better. It’s fully furnished, but the matching VW van is not included.

Volkswagen: Dog Strikes Back

Volkswagen: Dog Strikes Back

We’re not sure if dogs, weight loss, James Brown, Star Wars and Volkswagen make any sense together either. You be the judge of the extended cut of VW’s pot-luck of a Super Bowl commercial.

Sub-Compact Car

Sub-Compact Car

VW recently redesigned the Beetle, but we think this is taking it a bit too far. Somewhere up the road, there’s a passenger lying on the side of the road in the other half of this car.

Camper Van LEGO

Camper Van LEGO
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The iconic Volkswagen T1 Camper Van gets immortalized in LEGO form. This official 1,332 piece kit has working doors, windows, and a detailed interior and engine. Out this October for ~$100.

VW Bohemian Rhapsody

VW Bohemian Rhapsody

Award-winning Finnish street musicians the Porkka Playboys honor Queen (and Wayne’s World?) with a charming rendition of Bohemian Rhapsody, while crammed into a rusty old Volkswagen Polo.

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VW Camper Van Tent

VW Camper Van Tent
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You’ll be the envy of the campsite when you step out in the morning from this 4 person tent with 2 zip-separated full size rooms, a full-size replica of the iconic VW Camper Van. (Thanks Chris!)

2012 Volkswagen Beetle

2012 Volkswagen Beetle

Modern technologies encased in a body inspired by the original Beetle, the 2012 Beetle is wider, lower and sports a more aggressive look. It’s also the most fuel efficient, able to get up to 33mpg.

VW Bulli Concept

VW Bulli Concept

The grandchild of the Type 2, aka the hippie van. While we still prefer the look of the older model, the Bulli does have its own appeal. VW is said to be planning on releasing gas and electric versions.

VW Race Touareg 3 Qatar

VW Race Touareg 3 Qatar

A street-legal version of the Touareg 3, the Race Touareg 3 has a 300-hp 2.5L TDI engine. Has 18-in wheels with gold finish, Recaro bucket seats and safety cage. Goes from 0-60mph in less than 6s.

Volkswagen Diesel Hybrid

Volkswagen Diesel Hybrid

Volkswagen says their XL1 diesel hybrid gets more than 260 miles to the gallon with top speed of 100 mph, thanks to the 2 cylinder turbodiesel displacing 800 cc and a battery powered electric motor.

Granny Loves Her Volkswagen

Granny Loves Her Volkswagen

This amusing Dutch Volkswagen Golf ad shows us the truth about buying a car from a little old lady; she looks like she only drove her car to church on Sunday – and then at the Nürburgring on Monday.

2011 Volkswagen Eos Exclusive

2011 Volkswagen Eos Exclusive

The 2011 Volkswagen Eos Exclusive adds a sportier suspension and 18″ Vicenza alloys to the standard. Inside, there’s leather, black lacquer, special door sill plates and sport seats and steering wheel.

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Jet Beetle

Jet Beetle

Ron Patrick converted a 1350hp T58-8F helicopter engine and installed it on his Beetle. His car has appeared on TV and is a hit at hot rod shows. He also installed jet engines on his wife’s scooter.

The VW Rollgolf

The VW Rollgolf

This mutant VW Golf has been retrofitted with a rounded steel cage, which allows its driver to slam on the brakes, and flip itself over. The in-car footage is just as much fun as the exterior.

VW Electric Bike

VW Electric Bike

Volkswagen’s new no-pedal electric Bik.e concept is designed to be charged up by the car it is placed in, as well as to fold into a circle that fits neatly in the car’s spare tire compartment.

2011 Volkswagen Polo GTI

2011 Volkswagen Polo GTI

The 2011 Volkswagen Polo GTI stays true to its hot hatch roots with a turbo- and supercharged 178 hp 1.4L 4-banger and 7-speed twin-clutch DSG gearbox; it’s Europe-only (for now).

2011 Volkswagen Touareg

2011 Volkswagen Touareg

Volkswagen’s 2011 Touareg is greener and leaner, shedding 460 lbs and packing VW’s first mass-produced hybrid drivetrain; the 3.0L V6 + electric motor saves 20% more fuel.

2011 Volkswagen Golf R

2011 Volkswagen Golf R

It’s not official, but the 2011 Volkswagen Golf R is more or less on its way to the US this year; it’ll pack a turbo 2.0L TSI 4-banger good for 0-62 in 5.5s (5.7s w/manual) and bi-xenons.

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