classic

A look back at the Volkswagen Beetle – oval window (1953-1957)

Has there ever been a vehicle that has stayed the course with more endurance than the Volkswagen Beetle? A few perhaps, Citroen no doubt would throw the 2CV into the ring – although the production run was shorter by some distance. The Ford Fiesta shows no signs of flagging, but with production starting not-so-long-ago in(…)

A look back at the Volkswagen 1500 and 1600 Type 3 (1961 – 1973)

How do you follow a classic like the Beetle? VW knew that despite the huge popularity of the iconic car, they would need to have something to replace it at some point. The solution was to broaden the range, giving buyers a more upmarket product to aspire to. Hence, the Type 3 was born. Essentially,(…)