Progress on the new VW Microbus appears to be running along as smoothly as it ever has, that is shrouded in rumour and secrecy. The VW Microbus concept first saw the light of day as far back as 2001 at the North American International Auto Show.
Excitement was ramped up a year later with the news that VW planned to actually build the Microbus starting in 2003 with as many as 80,000 units predicted by 2005. You will of course have realised that nothing actually happened sadly, with the project being cancelled in 2005. Then in 2011 the curious looking VW Bulli appeared – curious because it looks very similar to the original Microbus concept until you put people in it; then it takes on the slight feeling of what a Campervan might look like if it had shrunk in the wash.
While the 650S Coupe and the 650S Spider are the newest additions to the McLaren family, it seems that the company has a few ideas up its sleeve for how to make them better still.
Not content with revealing either a coupe or an SUV concept, Mercedes-Benz has decided to up the ante by releasing a combination of the two.
Volkswagen has announced it will be bringing its latest concept SUV design to the Geneva Motor Show, set to open its doors to revellers early next month.
When I think of the MINI Clubman it reminds me of seeing a Countryman drive slowly past in the village where I grew up, I still remember being startled by seeing actual wood as part of the structure.
Things have come a long way since then and I bet many current MINI owners don’t even connect their shiny rust-free modern vehicle with those vehicles we see on TV each Christmas in The Italian Job.