Volkswagen Van Drives Itself Into Condo While On Fire

Just when we thought we had seen all the world of car fires had to offer, a 1987 Volkswagen Vanagon manages to surprise us. The van performed the seemingly impossible this past week when it drove itself uphill into a nearby condo after setting itself ablaze. » 6/24/12 11:00am 6/24/12 11:00am

Ten Cars You Can Live In After Your Home Is Repossessed

As shelter is the largest single expense for most people, the ongoing " Financiapocalpyse » 10/20/08 4:00pm 10/20/08 4:00pm" could see more people trading that Tudor for a four-door. As your guides through this challenging time, we've identified ten cars you'd be happy to call home until your 401k is worth more than the postage used to send you those…

JustKampers Gives New Meaning To Term "Short Bus"

UK-based 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

911-Powered VW Vans Are Everywhere!

The 911-powered '74 VW Transporter was the big winner in yesterday's Favorite PCH poll, but when was the last time you saw a Vanagon with a 911 engine? Outside of Germany, that is. Chris Hull over at Autofiends shot what we hope is such a Vanagon in SoCal; if it's for real, we approve strongly. [Autofiends] » 6/18/08 4:00pm 6/18/08 4:00pm

New Water-Cooled VW Vanagon Capable Of Passing Air-Cooled…

When you come upon a seemingly endless line of air-cooled VW Type 2s grinding up a tough grade, the good news is that you'll probably be able to pass them all in just about any motor vehicle. Why, even the new water-cooled '84 Volkswagen Transporter- loaded with seven passengers, no less- can do the job (if you're… » 5/27/08 11:00am 5/27/08 11:00am