For Sale: 1973 Thing with a 3.1 L Corvair Flat-Six

1973 VW Thing with a 3.1 L Corvair Flat-Six

This 1973 Volkswagen Thing is for sale in El Cajon, California for $21,950. In the back sits a 3.1 L Corvair flat-six making 300 horsepower. The engine features 94 mm pistons, machined heads, Norris springs, Harland Sharp roller rockers, Otto 40 camshaft, nitrite coated crank, custom headers, and Weber 40 IDA carburetors. It’s mated to … Read more

For Sale: 1974 VW Thing with a Buick V8

1974 VW Thing with a Buick V8

This 1974 Volkswagen Thing is for sale in Damascus, Oregon with a current bid of $9,000. Sitting in the back of the vehicle is a 215 ci Buick V8 with a Holley carburetor, Accel HEI Super Coil, and custom headers. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a Type 002 four-speed transaxle from a … Read more

ICON’s Electric VW Thing

1973 VW Thing with an electric motor

Jonathan Ward took ICON’s newest creation and their first electric conversion out for a test drive. The 1973 Volkswagen Thing retains the factory paint but pretty much everything else was upgraded. Wilwood disc brakes and adjustable coilovers are found on each corner. The flat-four engine was replaced with an AM Racing electric motor and powered … Read more