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This super-sized VW Bug is king of the road

Barcroft Cars, a YouTube channel focused on wild custom vehicle creations, recently featured a totally unique VW Beetle that’s both instantly recognizable as a Bug but also a total departure from the vehicle many know and love. This humongous take on the People’s Car was built by the father and son team of Richard and Scott Tupper at Wicked Concepts, their shop in Gardena, California. Read the full article on Hagerty.com:

 

https://www.hagerty.com/media/car-profiles/this-super-sized-vw-bug-is-king-of-the-road/

 

15 REPLIES 15
Intermediate Driver

Uh, why?

Pit Crew

DON'T BUG ME!!!

Porsche at his finest

New Driver

It would be so fun to pull up next to big stoopid pickup trucks in this!

Passenger

What about an oversized "Mini" next? Would that be a contradiction in terms?

Pit Crew

Always loved the pre-1968 Beetle convertibles (with the old style bumpers), and I'd still be happy with a regular sized one. He can keep the oversized one. I would much rather have the beautiful gold '30-'31 Cadillac Phaeton in the background.

Intermediate Driver

I vote for the oversize MINI.  🙂  Especially an early version.  That would be really cool.  I'd power it by a Olds Toronado front drive like the old GMC motorhomes.  

New Driver

Their next should be a massive Reliant Robin!! What could go wrong? (Upside down Hummer).

Intermediate Driver

How about a "Bugeye" Sprite bigger that a Viper?

Passenger

Before the Corona virus, I would attend a Cruise to the Beach at the Rubies Diner in Redondo Beach. I would see this big bug there, the workmanship is top notch. They have a “story about how this car was found”. It is a humorous tongue in cheek story. Too bad that wasn’t included in your story.