Peter Brock’s Volkswagen Bus with a Buick V8

Peter Brock's Volkwagen Bus with a Buick V8

Peter Brock attributes winning six hang glider World Championships thanks to a special 1971 Volkswagen Bus. The sport required Peter to transport the pilots and gear up and down mountains on dirt roads. The factory VW flat-four just couldn’t keep up so Peter installed a Buick V8 mated to an upgraded VW transmission. Listen as … Read more

VW Type 2 with a Porsche Flat-Six

VW Type 2 with a Porsche 911 Flat-Six

Projects of love never have a finishing point as there is always a desire to make it better. Take for example this 1967 Volkswagen Type 2 owned by the same Finnish gentleman since 1991. Over that time the Bus saw many changes. The most recent iteration has the Bus powered by a built Porsche 911 … Read more

1963 Volkswagen Bus with a Mid-Engine Big-Block V8

Mike "Hotrod" Rowan's 1963 VW Bus with a mid-engine 468 ci big-block Chevy V8

Mike “Hotrod” Rowan found a 1963 VW Bus in a field in Valdosta, Georgia for $275 and it only took six weeks to build what you see here. Behind the driver sits a 468 ci big-block Chevy V8 that produces 586 horsepower. If that isn’t enough he also has a 150 shot of nitrous. Backing … Read more

1967 VW Bus with a Jetta Engine

ICON 1967 VW Bus with a Jetta Engine

ICON just debuted their newest Derelict using a 1967 VW Bus split window. The client really loved the classic VW Bus but wanted something much more dependable and capable of going on camping trips. The interior was customized for camping which included adding a dual AC system, rotating the bench seat around so a custom … Read more

1972 VW Bus with a Subaru EJ25

Divers Street Rods 1972 VW Bus with a Subaru EJ25

Divers Street Rods took home the Hutton Builders Choice Award at Goodguys 2015 with their 1972 Volkswagen Bus. Most of the parts on this Van was sourced from a 2006 Subaru Impreza WRX. The van is powered by a 400 horsepower turbocharged EJ257 flat-four connected to the factory four-speed automatic transmission. Some of the few … Read more

1967 VW Double Cab With Porsche Performance

1967 VW Double Cab With Porsche Power

Some engine swap projects do all the necessary things to get the foreign engine to work and nothing more. Then there are projects like this 1967 VW Double Cab where the builder went above and beyond what was needed. The engine powering this VW is a 3.2 L Porsche 911 flat-six. This is the second … Read more