The VW Thing was a four-door convertible, two-wheel drive, off-road vehicle that was produced by Volkswagen from 1968 to 1983. It was initially created as a forestry/military vehicle to be used in Europe by the West German Army.
The history of the Volkswagen Thing began in Nazi Germany during World War II, when Volkswagen manufactured the Kubelwagen as a military utility vehicle, similar to the Jeep. In 1973, VW introduced the Thing, styled like the Kubelwagen, which means bucket car, to the United States. VW equipped The T
The Beetle, the Rabbit, the GTI, the Golf Mk 6, the Jetta Mk4, the Microbus and the Vanagon are among the highest ranking Volkswagen models ever made. Examiner.com provides a thorough list of some of the most popular vehicles released by Volkswagen through the years.
Production of the Volkswagen Type 2 ended on December 31, 2013. Brazil was the last country where Volkswagen made the Type 2, and production ceased after new Brazilian safety regulations went into effect.
Although Volkswagen has produced a number of engines during its history, the most common engine in its 2015 models is a 1.8-liter turbocharged engine that produces 170 horsepower and 184 foot-pounds of peak torque. Other modern VW engines include V6 and turbocharged inline-four engines producing 280
For the 2015 model year, the Volkswagen Beetle comes with either a 1.8-liter or 2-liter turbocharged, four-cylinder engine. The 1.8-liter engine generates 170 horsepower and 184 foot-pounds of torque, and the 2-liter engine generates 210 horsepower and 207 foot-pounds of torque.
Volkswagen divides its service intervals into oil changes, interval services and inspection services. The company recommends that customers have oil changes performed every 9,375 miles or 12 months, whichever comes first. Interval services occur every second oil change, at 18,750 miles or 24 months.
As of 2015, the Volkswagen Transporter is not available in the United States and can only be purchased in Mexico. Volkswagen does not sell the Transporter in the United States as it is subject to a 25 percent tariff that is applied to all light trucks that are imported into the country. Prospective
TheSamba.com and GoWesty.com are both good websites for finding VW campers for sale in United States. Both sites provide a wide selection of newer Eurovan and Type-2 Westfalia models as well as older bay-window microbus Westfalia campers.
VW parts diagrams show both the parts and the order in which they are assembled. They are divided into several labelled pictures that are numbered to correlate with the parts catalogue's buying options. Picture One shows the largest part needed and includes a view of accompanying parts that can be p