The VW Bus, History of a Passion by Jörg Hajt is a beautifully illustrated guide for anyone who has a love for the Volkswagen Bus and is interested in the restoration of these vehicles. The VW Bus offers a comprehensive history of the brand with nearly 200 photos documenting the wide range of Transporters as well as construction, technical details and important buying tips.
With the introduction of the first small Transporter by Volkswagen in November 1949, history was made. Like no other light utility vehicle before, the variety-rich space-saver from Wolfsburg has influenced the development of a new generation of functional, multipurpose minibuses. The Volkswagen Bus carried generations of dreams, belongings and families. Six decades after its introduction, the Transporter still has a large fan-base that has not lost their fascination or love
Collectors’ examples of the T1 (1950-1967) and T2 (1967-1979) are pictured, some in their original settings. Approximately 4.85 million were built and the remaining well-maintained and restored vehicles have become rare and particularly expensive. In this book, specialist author Jörg Hajt portrays VW Transporters of all body types: from the Camper to the Builder’s Van or from the Municipal Bulli to the Samba Bus. Jörg Hajt is a writer who focuses on specialty vehicles on the fossil record.
The VW Bus, History of a Passion by Jörg Hajt, hardcover, 136 pages, color illustrations is $19.95 plus shipping from Schiffer Publishing, www.schifferbooks.com.
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