Classic Car News and Drives

Gerhard Ryksen's stunning Volkswagen collection

Gerhard Ryksen's stunning Volkswagen collection
The neatest Volkswagen collection in South Africa can be found outside what is known as the rose city of South Africa, Bloemfontein. Gerhard Rykse...

SentiMETAL Episode 17: Volkswagen SP2

SentiMETAL Episode 17: Volkswagen SP2
We have seen it often... When a division of a car company develops its own cars, the interesting results are often very appealing. This could be i...

Retro Comparison: Volkswagen Golf VR6 vs Opel Kadett 200t S

Retro Comparison: Volkswagen Golf VR6 vs Opel Kadett 200t S
We head to Midvaal Raceway to drive two hot hatch icons of the '90s. Coming from old foes Volkswagen and Opel, you'd expect these 2 machines to be...

Volkswagen celebrates the Karmann Ghia

Volkswagen celebrates the Karmann Ghia
Volkswagen is celebrating the 65th anniversary of its pretty Type 14 Karmann Ghia with a display featuring the last one ever built at the Brem...

Would you electrify your classic VW Kombi?

Would you electrify your classic VW Kombi?
The electrification of classic cars is increasingly common, but would you do it? Isn't the rattly engine sound of a Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi part...

VW Split-Window: Splitty Vibes in Episode 8

VW Split-Window: Splitty Vibes in Episode 8
Classic Volkswagen buses, or Type 2s as they are more formally known, were supposed to be hardy, cheap commercial alternatives to the VW Beetle of...