There’s something about the old VW Camper Van that elicits memories of the late 60s and the age of flower power. It’s an elegantly simple vehicle and one that is still seen on British roads today. This classic example came to our garage for some restoration to the bodywork, a respray and some other repairs.
This is the type of camper van that was seen in large numbers around the world, including the UK and US in the 60s and 70s. For a vehicle that was so widely mass-produced for the ordinary public at large, it’s no surprise that it was so popular.
More About the VW Camper
The VW Camper actually dates back to the late 1940s, with the first model being launched at the Geneva Motor Show in 1949. Like the VW Beetle, the camper van/bus had the iconic rear-engine but the first models were actually buses rather than camper vans.
The ‘early bay’ or VW camper model that we often see on UK roads nowadays went into production in 1967 and marked a radical redesign in style and engine. Innovation continued until the last VW came off the production line in 2002.
Vintage Vehicle Restoration and Repair at White’s Bodyworks
When it comes to any classic car or something like this VW Camper, it’s important to find a garage that has the right facilities and plenty of expertise. That’s something we can be confident of at White’s Bodyworks in West Sussex. We’ve built up a reputation over the last few decades and that’s one of the reasons why classic car owners specifically seek us out.
We are able to carry out a range of restoration, repair and renovation work for your vintage vehicle. We work closely with all owners to make sure that their expectations are met. Classic cars are a passion for our team and you’ll often find them at local vintage vehicle events.
If you have a classic car and are searching for a garage you can rely on, contact the team at White’s Bodyworks on 01273 933633.