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The 'Thing'

The 'Thing'

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Volkswagen Thing

Volkswagen thing!

The original Erector Set car, the Volkswagen Thing had doors you could take off, a windshield that came off, and an interior that looked the same as the exterior. If memory serves, it was only manufactured for two years, 1973 and 1974. The rumors that it was a slight modification of a Nazi staff car designed for the Third Reich in World War II were unfounded, but apparently enough people believed it that sales plummeted.

Volkswagen Thing (1972-75 in the U.S.)

Volkswagen Kübelwagen -- You know, for those days when you want to go traipsing around the desert like Rommel.

Volkswagen 181 "Kurierwagen"/"Thing"

VW G thing baby


1974 Avocado VW Thing

The VW Thing!!!

VW Thing

Official VW Thing website @ VW Thing Type 181

VW thing buggy

I'm pretty sure one day we'll own a VW Thing

vw thing

VW Thing

I've always loved a VW Thing

VW Thing

VW Type 181 (Thing)

The VW Thing!!!

VW Kubelwagen (Type 82). Commonly referred to as the VW Thing here in the United States.

The VW Thing is probably THE coolest automobile on the planet.