- By Ken Cservenka & Richard Copping
- ISBN 1-84584-022-4
- £9.99 UK
- Published January 2006 UK
Stop! Don't buy a VW Bus until you've bought this book
- Unique & original buyer’s guide covering VW Buses of all types produced between 1950 and 1990
- Most colour photographs especially taken to illustrate important points
- Truly informative text written by experts with the novice in mind
- Three generations of VW Bus covered in one book
- Absolutely invaluable guide to buying a good Bus at the right price
Covering all the classic and modern Buses produced by Volkswagen between 1950 and 1990, this volume gives invaluable expert advice on all aspects of inspecting and buying a Bus. Written by enthusiasts, the easy readable text is informative to the novice, while still being of considerable value to those who have already owned a Bus. ("Bus" is the generic term for all VW campers, pick-ups, vans and buses.)
First generation Bus 1950-1967 - 'Splittie' - all model variations:Panel van, Kombi, Microbus, Microbus Deluxe, Pickup, Double Cab Pickup, and High-roof Panel van. Also Camper variants. Engine sizes 25bhp, 30bhp, 34bhp 1200 engines and 1500 engine.Second generation Bus 1967 - 1979 'Bay' - all model variations (as above)Engine sizes 1600, 1700, 1800 and 2-litre.Third generation Bus 1979-1990 - T25 or 'Wedge' - all model variations,including late model Synchro variants and Campers. Post ’83 water-cooled models are covered in far less detail than air-cooled models) Engines 1600 and 2-litre air-cooled (water cooled options referred to).
Ken Cservenka and Richard Copping are recognised experts when it comes to Volkswagen’s incredibly popular Bus in all its forms. While Ken owns a Bay camper and has worked extensively on such models, Richard has researched the history of the Bus to produce the authoritative book entitled, ‘VW Bus - 40 years of Splitties, Bays and Wedges’ for Veloce. The authors are the joint editors of VW Motoring magazine, Britain’s oldest Volkswagen title and regularly prepare features about the Bus. As might already have been implied, both are VW Bus enthusiasts of many years standing.
Paperback. 64 pages. 100 colour illustrations. 195mm tall x 139mm (711/16in tall x 57/16in).
Veloce books are stocked by or can be ordered from bookshops by quoting the correct ISBN number. Books can also be ordered on our website - www.veloce.co.ukPublished 12 January 2006