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Month: June 2013

Happy Birthday, Herbie!

Happy Birthday, Herbie!

June 28 is the official birthday of Walt Disney’s Love Bug. Therefore we’re celebrating Herbie’s 50th anniversary this year and especially on this particular day, even though our Love Bug wasn’t manufactured on that exact date. But one is for sure, 1963 is the year in which Herbies all around the world were made. Happy Birthday! Domi celebrated Herbie’s B-Day together with our friends Georgy, Matthias and Florian (from left to right) and their Beetles at a vintage car show…

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News from Flo’s garage

News from Flo’s garage

Flo has trade his 1303 body to this ‘55 Oval bug with the rare “Golde” sunroof. Georgy can proof that Flo alwas wanted to have an Oval and a T1. Maybe it’s the nex project car after the bus is finished. Will see…

Herbie’s Got a Friend

Herbie’s Got a Friend

Today Domi and his friend Matthias, nephew of Friedrich Hübsch, picked up a 1960 Volkswagen Bug in the very South of Burgenland, one of nine Austrian provinces. The black Beetle resides in its original condition. It still has the original paint, six volt and 1,100 cc with 30 horsepower. And it seems like that this vehicle has never been welded. The only question remains is, who the next owners will be? Either Katharina, a friend and DLV club member of…

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The VW Show in Laxenburg

The VW Show in Laxenburg

Matthias, Georgy and Domi visited the biannual air-cooled Volkswagen show in Laxenburg. More than 100 vehicles showed up – from Beetles to Kombis and Buggies to Brezels. Thanks to the “VW Beetle and Bulli Lover’s Club Laxenburg” for that wonderful day. The DLV – Aircooled Community are patronizing you.

Aircooled Summer Nite

Aircooled Summer Nite

Yesterday we visited the legendary “Hot Summer Nite” at the SCS (Shopping City South). A lot of air-cooled Volkswagens and Porsches attended the show. Here the pictures:

Floods in Austria

Floods in Austria

Although we are an “Aircooled Community”, we couldn’t avoid coming across water on the streets of Eastern Austria. Domi tucked away Herbie safely on a hill and is driving Trabi these days – Herbie encountered enough “watering obstacles” on his way round the world. Yesterday Domi and his friend Flo (from DLV) inspected some local flooded roads.

Drive Out, Herbie!

Drive Out, Herbie!

The South African adventure travel magazine “Drive Out” features a story on Herbie’s World Tour in its latest edition including six full pages about Herbie’s “gravel travel”.