VW Camper and Microbus [NOOK Book]

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The Volkswagen Transporter is one of the best-loved and most recognisable motor vehicles of all time. The preferred transport for surfers and hippies everywhere, the Volkswagen Type 2 'bus' was born in 1950, the first of a new breed of vehicle, the ancestor of today's people carrier. Available in various versions, including panel van, pick up and minibus, Transporters were often converted into campervans for a newly motorised class of holidaymaker. This book looks at the development, production and use of the ...
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VW Camper and Microbus

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Overview

The Volkswagen Transporter is one of the best-loved and most recognisable motor vehicles of all time. The preferred transport for surfers and hippies everywhere, the Volkswagen Type 2 'bus' was born in 1950, the first of a new breed of vehicle, the ancestor of today's people carrier. Available in various versions, including panel van, pick up and minibus, Transporters were often converted into campervans for a newly motorised class of holidaymaker. This book looks at the development, production and use of the class first, and second, generation Transporter. With archive illustrations including many colour photographs from old brochures this book is also a great evocation of the 1950s and 60s.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780747811725
  • Publisher: Osprey Publishing, Limited
  • Publication date: 10/18/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 64
  • Sales rank: 1,319,413
  • File size: 8 MB

Meet the Author

Richard Copping is the author of several books on Volkswagens and other makes.


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Table of Contents

Introduction 5

The Transporter's Origins 7

Model Variations 15

Transporter Variants 21

Second-Generation Transporters 35

The Camper Revolution 45

The Iconic Transporter 59

Conclusion 63

Index 64

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    Posted June 18, 2012

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    So ur ignoring me now...*leaves the camp*

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