This Volkswagen Camper Sidecar Will Make You Envious

Volkwagen Camper Sidecar

I have always been enamored by the looks of Volkswagen cars, in particular the old Beetle and the Volkswagen Camper. I do know that if I get a carin the near future, I will try to get my hands on the classic Beetle. The Camper, as much as I love the idea, is simply too clunky for someone who has parking problems like me.

This guy from the UK did an excellent job of making something out of a Volkswagen Camper – or something like it, rather. He rides a scooter and wanted to make a sidecar that would carry his 11-year-old son safely.

His solution? A custom-made Volkswagen Camper sidecar!

He could always have gone the easy route and gotten a sidecar off the shelves, but I guess he wanted something more. Armed with a welding machine, a Volkswagen Camper skin (which he got from Belgium), and whatever it is that one needs to create a sidecar for a scooter, Jay Dyer built what might very well be the only Volkswagen Camper sidecar in the world. It took him the better part of a year – seven months, to be exact – and 2,500 GBP to complete the Volkswagen Camper sidecar, but from the looks of it, the effort was well worth everything.

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Today, he rides around with his son in the sidecar, to the delight of everyone – including people who see them. In fact, Dyer says that they get numerous requests to have pictures taken. I am not surprised at all. Oh, and he says he gets offers of up to 8,000 GBP for it!

Via The Daily Mail

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