An ode to the VW Kombi / Bus / Transporter / Vanagon. Sort of.
As a former Volkswagen owner and fan of the iconic VW campers, I was surprised to learn that December 31, 2013 marked the last day the Kombi would be manufactured. I had no idea they were still making them in Brazil.
Here’s a dirty little secret you might not expect from a Volkswagen aficionado: They kinda sucked. VW Buses were — like so many things in life — better in theory than in practice.