• here is an image of a shiny vw campervan from our classic volks facebook page.
    Snapped at Tatton Park VW show 2014

    The VW Type 128 and 166 Schwimmwagen (literally Floating / Swimming Car) were amphibious four-wheel drive off-roaders, used extensively by the German Wehrmacht and the Waffen-SS during the Second World War. Would be nice to see one of these at the Field of Dreams show.

  • here is an image of a shiny vw campervan from our classic volks facebook page.
    Snapped at Tatton Park VW show 2014

    Volkswagen Schwimmwagens used the engine and mechanicals of the VW Type 86 four-wheel drive prototype of the Kübelwagen and the Type 87 four-wheel drive 'Kübel/Beetle' Command Car, which in turn were based on the platform of the civilian Volkswagen Beetle.

  • Image of a The vw type 128 and 166 schwimmwagen.
    Snapped at Tatton Park VW show 2014

    When crossing water a screw propeller could be lowered down from the rear deck engine cover. When in place a simple coupling provided drive straight from an extension of the engine's crankshaft.

  • The vw type 128 and 166 schwimmwagen.
    Snapped at Tatton Park VW show 2014

    All Schwimmwagen were four wheel drive only on first gear (and reverse gears with some models) and had ZF self-locking differentials on both front and rear axles.

  • Image of a rusty beetle from Radikalbugz on facebook.
    the mighty RadikalBugZ

    How about this ride? Thanks to Rothfink for sharing this RadikalBugz image on their facebook page.

  • another beautiful volkswagen image.
    Spotted at Skegvegas 2014

    Forgot to ask the owner about this, but we'll be doing some blogs about the various conversion types soon.

  • type 3 volkswagens.
    Type3 day at CV HQ

    Absolutely stunning 1965 notch sent in to us by Bruce Martin. (sent in to us via our fa cebook page.)

  • vw beetle image from skegvegas 2014 vw show weekend.
    Snapped at Skegvegas 2014

    Love this Beetle. We couldn't resist taking a picture to share with our viewers. We've also tried to encourage the owner to attend our Field of Dreams Aircooled show 2014

  • formula vee volkswagen story with image.
    Spring Dub 2014

    Spring Dub, now in it's second year, has already doubled in size from it's first year. The Classic Volks crew were not deterred by the initial showers of rain that greeted us as we made our way to the show, and we are glad we attended.

    Not only did all who attended get a chance to see some lovely Volkswagens (like the one pictured above) but the friends and atmosphere was also there to get us all looking forward for the now officially off and running - VW show season 2014. It was fantastic to catch up with those we hadn't seen since the end of last year's show season.

    See you at the next show - let us know which you are off to next by chatting with us on ClassicVolks facebook. Our next stop is Freddyfiles in Ninove, Belgium in 2 weeks.

  • VW Notchback Type 3 1961-1973

    Basically if we aren't out camping, attending a vw show, or for that matter, hosting our own show like this years Field of Dreams Aircooled VW Show - then we're converged together somewhere chatting about dubs, like this Notchback pictured here.

    Notchback is a styling term describing a variation of the Type 3 VW, it was released at the Frankfurt motor show in September 1961 as the new VW 1500 Sedan and was soon given the nickname the 'Notchback' due to it's three-box styling where the third distinct volume or "box" is less pronounced - especially where the rear deck (third box) is short or where the rear window is upright. Production we believe began in 1961 of the Volkswagen 1500 Notchback. The other type 3s were the Squareback and the Fastback.

  • So which club won 'best club stand' at VW festival 2012 and 2013?

    Yup, and tell you what, we'd love to have you share our dub passion. If you're local to York and own a volkswagen then our club welcomes you.

  • awesome vw bay
    Type 3 Day at CV HQ..VW Squareback

    It's always interesting to see how different people customise their volkswagen to suit their personality or lifestyle. If you're making changes to yours..send us some pics would you. #dubluv

  • A 1956 VW Beetle in Kenya

    It's been restored over the last 4 years by my father and I. Finally completed; thanks for sharing it with us Abdul Rahim Abubakar on our ClassicVolks facebook page.

  • awesome vw trekker photo posted from our facebook page
    Volkswagen 181 - what's in a name.

    Posted to us on facebook, its been called the 'Thing', the 'Kurierwagen' in Germany or known in the United Kingdom as the 'Trekker'. By whatever name you know it - #dubluv