Volkswagen

Six-figure Kombi Campers in museums? Maybe I sold my ’67 too soon.

Buggin’ Out

I’ll tell you I’m freakin’ out over the Volkswagen end of the car collecting hobby. When I went to SEMA in 2012, I stopped by the Imperial Palace (now called The Quad) to see The Auto Collections there. It was great to see all the Corvettes, Ferraris, Duesenbergs, Packards and . . . ....

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Get your groove on with LeMay’s ‘Vee Dub: Bohemian Beauties’

LeMay – America’s Car Museum, a non-profit organization chartered to preserve and interpret the history and technology of the automobile, has partnered with Volkswagen of America, Inc. to celebrate the brand’s rich history of innovative technology and elegant designs with the new “VeeDub – Bohemian Beauties” Exhibit.

The sale also featured 50 cars, including a 2011 Pebble Beach class-winning 1936 Ford Model 48 Cabriolet which brought $396,000 (below). The unique car features coachwork by Gläser and a 1935 model-year front end. Photo courtesy of RM Auctions

RM sells 50 cars from Dingman Collection

RM Auctions rang up $9.88 million in sales with 100 percent of all lots sold at its Dingman Collection 2012 auction in Hamption, N.H., June 9-10. The Dingman Collection represented many years of careful and meticulous acquisition by prominent businessman, investor and philanthropist, Michael Dingman, a former Ford Motor Co. director. The sale lifted...

Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles

SEMA ACTION NETWORK UPDATE Michigan Introduces Bill to Expand Use of Historic Vehicles Michigan, the birthplace to many of the collector cars we cherish, has introduced legislation (S.B. 1146) that would amend the state’s current law governing historic motor vehicles to permit their unlimited use as “exhibition” vehicles the entire month of August each...

Car of the Week: 1946 Volkswagen Beetle

Few people who were alive at the time of the Beetle’s rise to prominence need to be reminded of its appearance. Many described the two-door sedan, with its rounded profile, as an “ugly duckling.” As everyone would eventually realize, the shape of the Beetle would change little over the next three decades, but Volkswagen...