Sony Leak: Jerry Seinfeld Helps Sony Exec Build Porsche-Powered VW Bus

The massive leak of Sony Pictures emails and information is full of all kinds of embarrassing, unpleasant stuff. But it's not all bad. In fact, some of it is downright beautiful, like this exchange between Sony Pictures Television President Steve Mosko and Jerry Seinfeld about putting a Porsche 911 engine in a '70 VW… » 12/12/14 2:30pm 12/12/14 2:30pm

Rare 1955 Volkswagen Bus is the oldest of its kind

In 1955 Volkswagen Transporters were nothing more than commercial vehicles, albeit strange and relatively rare commercial vehicles—at least in the US. Volkswagen hadn't yet captured American hearts with their clever advertising and few people even knew what they were. Even so, a few Volkswagens did make it over to… » 11/19/11 12:30pm 11/19/11 12:30pm

JustKampers Gives New Meaning To Term "Short Bus"

UK-based JustKampers.com teamed up with habitual car midgetizer Andy Saunders to build the worlds shortest VW Bus at Bug Jam '08, a celebration of all things people's car. The build and event took place last week, with a live audience watching the transformation from a standard issue T25 bus to a chopped, sectioned,… » 7/28/08 3:00pm 7/28/08 3:00pm

VW Busbretta Isn't Quite Humiliating Enough

Pardon us for still trying to wrap our brains around this whole Vespa modding trend, but here is another Vespa-style (it's actually a Lambretta, but details, details) scooter mutilation worthy of noting. Not only is this person driving scooter, but it's a scooter with a sidecar, a sidecar that is modified to look like… » 4/28/08 4:20pm 4/28/08 4:20pm

21-Window Volkswagen Transporter Braves Downtown San Francisco

After I was caught in a camera-challenged condition when spotting the '70 Fiat 500 near my office in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood and was forced to use the 640x480 so-called camera in my cellphone, I resolved to start carrying a real camera at all times. Naturally, I totally spaced on the camera thing… » 4/07/08 2:00pm 4/07/08 2:00pm