Friday, May 14, 2010

The VW Kombi Turns 60!

Sixty years ago the first example came off the German production line. That 1950 model - officially called the VW Type 2 - was a miracle of space efficiency: fillable with people and/or cargo from bumper to bumper and edge to edge, thanks to body sides that were slightly thicker than a Home Brand tin can.
Read about the history of the original surfing road trip vehicle here

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