12 04, 2016

From ’67 to now: The enduring appeal of a Volkswagen van

By |2016-04-12T18:25:40+10:00April 12th, 2016|Car News by brand|1 Comment

  Canberra – When Jim Smith, aerodynamicist, bought his Volkswagen Kombi in May 1988 in England for roughly 800 British pounds, he just wanted a camper for inexpensive family holidays with his wife and two daughters. Now, after nearly 28 years, and a move Down Under, his Kombi is a treasured and indispensable part of the family. Jim’s Volkswagen Type [...]

8 09, 2015

More ‘Kombis’ face the gavel at Shannons Melbourne Spring Auction

By |2015-09-08T22:23:27+10:00September 8th, 2015|Car News by brand|0 Comments

    Very collectible ‘21-window’ VW Samba Australian-built original right hand drive 1970 VW T2 Microbus. Two more classic Volkswagen Type 2 Kombis will cross the block at Shannons Melbourne Spring Auction on September 21, responding to growing collector interest in VW’s most utilitarian commercial vehicles. Once the preserve of hippies and surfies looking for cheap transport, the charismatic Kombi [...]