We take a look at the iconic people, cars, parts and brands that have helped shape, develop and improve both the Volkswagen and the culture we all know and love.
The Beetle’s air-cooled engine is a masterpiece of dependable and uncomplicated engineering. It’s no wonder it’s done so much more than just power cars
These one-off Karmann Ghia prototypes had never been seen in the UK, until they turned up in a display at the VolksWorld Show
Franz Xaver Reimspiess created the VW logo, designed the Beetle’s engine, tanks, a rocket-propelled Schwimmwagen and the car that became the Porsche 356
If this 1930’s Tatra V570 look strangely familiar, that’s because it was the car that influenced the Beetle
Thump! Thump! were the company that, in just seven years, came up with some of the most extreme, eye-catching custom VWs to be seen anywhere
Gerhard Oettinger was one of the first people to realise the potential of the VW Beetle and went on to found Okrasa, the pioneer in VW tuning.
Never heard of him? Meet the man they called Mr. Volkswagen
How what started as a private runabout for its designer became a worldwide commercial success. Here is the story of the Snow-Trac