Volkspod – the twin fruit of a year long garage project by maker Brent Walter who combined front and rear VW Beetle wheel arches to form bizarre (and yet adorable) carapaces for two custom made scooter chassis.
The VW Beetle and the Irish.
A Love story.
Cathal O’Rourke writes:
I am currently researching for a book on Volkswagen in Ireland which will cover the factory in Dublin, the staff, the dealer network and also the many owners around the country. I also want to show how the humble Beetle and its many siblings became part of Irish life, be that happy or sad.
If you have a beetle story to share, why not pop on to Beetle.ie and see some of the 400+ VWs uploaded to our census and also a selection of stories submitted by people….
Name those years from top above, anyone?
A clever placement by Brazilian tattoo artist Menace with two related perspectives of the same beetle, depending on the position of the recipient’s elbow.
A neatly mounted volkswagonis vulgaris spotted by Redditor Muppaphone while visiting the Cleveland Museum of Natural History last week.
Apparantly, a gag beloved of natural history curators, if comments on the post are to be believed.