Tuesday, April 25

Volkswagen Type 2


Wikipedia - "The Volkswagen Type 2, known officially (depending on body type) as the Transporter, Kombi or Microbus, or, informally, as the Bus (US) or Camper (UK), is a forward control panel van introduced in 1950 by the German automaker Volkswagen as its second car model. Following – and initially deriving from Volkswagen's first model, the Type 1 (Beetle) – it was given the factory designation Type 2. ... Like the Beetle, the van has received numerous nicknames worldwide, including the 'microbus', 'minibus', and, because of its popularity during the counterculture movement of the 1960s, Hippie van/wagon, and still remains iconic for many hippies today. ..."
Wikipedia
The Birth Of The VW Bus: From First Sketch To Production
Vintage Bus Import
amazon: How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Manual of Step-by-Step Procedures for the Compleat Idiot
vimeo: The Bus - trailer ($)
YouTube: History of the VW Bus, VW Split Window Bus at Idle and Driving

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