​I Just Want To Shove A Mattress In The New VW Transporter And Drive

I'm sure Volkswagen has a perfectly good business case to explain why it doesn't sell the Transporter in the U.S. I don't really care, because all I can think about is driving the new T6 cross-country and living inside, particularly now that I know the internal codename VW uses for its new diesel engine. »4/15/15 10:30pm4/15/15 10:30pm

1965 Volkswagen Transporter Walk-Through Panel Van

Welcome to Down On The Street »11/24/08 9:00am11/24/08 9:00am, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. I know what many of you DOTS aficionados are saying now. You're saying "Hey, didn't we just a mere two ago? What about that '78 Power Wagon we still haven't seen?" However, the…

The Shitty Splitty Triumphs Over Tennessee Rust... For Now

Of all the cars we saw at the Billetproof Nor-Cal »9/25/08 4:40pm9/25/08 4:40pm show in Antioch, this split-window VW Type 2 pickup was the hands-down winner of our Rustiest Vehicle Award. Originally a plumber's work truck in Tennessee (you can just barely make out the lettering on the sides), this Transporter became so rust-ravaged that it was…

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 2:00pm4/07/08 2:00pm