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August
06
2019

50 Years of Woodstock

We celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the legendary Woodstock Festival with the Volkswagen that made it all possible!


From Surfers to Deadheads, the VW Bus is an iconic part of American counterculture. Now we look back 50 years later on the festival that brought these automotive works of art to the world stage, and landed them in our hearts forever.

, August 06, 2019


July
12
2019

JBugs Welcomes the Vanagon!

JBugs is proud to add the Volkswagen Vanagon to our line of parts and expertise!


Join us as we explore the history of the Volkswagen Transporter's third generation, and learn why this vehicle earned its reputation of being the best of a van mixed with the best of a station wagon!

, July 12, 2019


June
24
2019

Catching the bug at El Prado 2019

After 5 years of working for JBugs, our company photographer finally caved and agreed to come camp out with us at his first big VW show. Check out pictures from the Blackstar Campout and El Prado 2019 through Sam's lens.

, June 24, 2019


April
09
2018

Keeping Up With the Karmann Ghias

A Brief History on the Classic VW Sports Car


If you’re a classic VW enthusiast, chances are you know what the Karmann Ghia is; but did you know that it was designed by an Italian for an American brand before it became one of the most sought after German air-cooled models? Read more to learn the history of the classic VW sports car.

, April 09, 2018


December
27
2017

Classic VW Cameos

Closing out the Year with Present Day Movies Featuring Footage of Vintage VWs


JBugs thought it would be fun to close out the year with a look back at the classic VWs that made it out of the cutting room floor and into the motion pictures.

, December 27, 2017




What makes a car manufacturing company successful? Executives from GE and Ford believe it takes three qualities: Productivity, Connectivity and Standardization. But here at JBugs, we think it might be the clever, funny and downright crazy advertisements that can help skyrocket a company to the next level. Check out the vintage ads we found from the early years of Volkswagen and you’ll see what we mean.

, December 11, 2017


November
06
2017

Drag Race VW's

Ladies & gentlemen, start your engines!!


The drag races are on their way to the Auto Club Raceway in Pomona, CA and JBugs invites you to join us for a walk down memory lane with a look back at the Volkswagens that have sped their way into the history books.

, November 06, 2017


October
30
2017

Lights, Camera, Action!

Vintage VWs on the Silver Screen


Last month we shared the most memorable moments of classic VWs on the big screen in the 60's and 70's. This time we flash forward to the 80's and 90's to peak in the past at the vintage vehicles in action.

, October 30, 2017


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