Category: VW Stories

Vintage VW owners and the stories behind their vintage pride and joy.

Eric Shoemaker’s Vintage VW Story

Hello, friends! We have some very exciting news to share. The story of our family’s beloved ’67 Beetle and how Lane Russell came to fruition has been featured by Volkswagen of America, Inc. Please check

L633 VW Blue ’67 Beetle Rescue

Talking with Matt last night over in Austin, TX; him and the boys at VW life rescued a L633 VW Blue ’67 named, “Ol Spot.” The car had been sitting parked since 1980. These are

Chris Colby’s L633 VW Blue ’67 Beetle

In early 1996, as a 15 year old high school student in West Michigan, I could not wait to get my driver’s license and my first vehicle.   In fact, I despised riding the school bus

Frank R. Shoemaker Sr.

I’d like to pause for a moment and mention; today is exactly one year since I lost my beloved Grandpa. I spent time with him just a few hours before he passed. In fact, I

Tim Mossman’s L639 Zenith Blue ’67 Beetle

We’ve showcased Tim’s ’67 before in the past. He sent over a recent update, and I wanted to share; especially since it’s written from the perspective of the car itself. -ES I was built at