[caption id="attachment_91" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Danbury Rio"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_90" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Danbury Rio Interior"][/caption] Danbury Motorcaravans are a UK based converter of both new and classic vans and offer their own models, 2 of which are based on the second generation T2 VW Camper. Both have pop a top roof, folding double bed and kitchenette, and different internal specs and configurations. They offer the Danbury Rio and the Danbury Diamond, and you can see further info and a great 360 degree spinning virtual tour of the inside of both car by following this link: Danbury MotorCaravans.
[caption id="attachment_86" align="aligncenter" width="395" caption="The New Volkswagen California"][/caption] Since Mercedes bought out Westfalia, Volkswagen has offered its own range of brand new Camper conversions based on its own Transporter Van chassis, recognising that there is still a demand for this type of vehicle, and that some customer prefer the reliability of new rather than the joys of a classic car. The car is sold through the brands commercial vehicle dealers rather than its car dealer sites, and it's definitely not cheap, but as you would expect from VW it's very good quality. Known as the Volkswagen California, it features its own pop ...
[caption id="attachment_82" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="1963 VW Kombi Dormobile"][/caption] Here's a pic of an incredibly smart looking 1963 VW Type 2 wit an official Martin Walter Dormobile conversion done when new by the factory. The car was featured in the July 2007 issue of Volkswagen Camper UK, and is owned by Bryce Moller - you can follow the link below to his profile page on the Wellington Kombined Volkswagen Club where there is further information on the Bus: Wellington Kombined Volkswagen Club.
Here’s a picture of a really tidy looking 1967 Volkswagen Camper with Westfalia conversion designation so42, it looks in great shape, with an early pop top roof. It’s owned by Ed Messenger, and you can see more details of it on his web page here, including how he’s managed to modify a standard side tent to fit the old shape: EdMessenger.com.
Not a particular car in this instance, but a collection – if you have a Volkswagen official Dormobile conversion (or any dormobile!) then you should consider giving these guys a call – the club has regular meetings all over the UK, and produces a regular magazine – The Dormobile Digest.
They also have deals on insurance, parts, breakdown cover etc – you can visit their website here: Dormobile Owners Club
This is a gorgeous expertly restored type 2 bus with a dormobile roof conversion, in pearlescent Brown and White with a quite simply stunning interior carved from Redwood, owned by Scott Woodward.
Photos from the entire restoration project can be seen by following this link here to the VW Bus forum: TheSamba.com
or you can see more pics of the can in all its glory on Scott’s own website here: No worries Kiwi Kat.com