Simply VW 2015 At Beaulieu
Volkswagens of all types made their way to Beaulieu on Sunday 28th June, 2015, for the first ever Simply VW taking place within the attraction parkland. that will latest addition to Beaulieu’s busy calendar of Simply Rallies promised to delight fans of the much-loved German marque in addition to a great turn-out of 565 cars in addition to 1,320 participants arrived to put on an amazing display within the attraction grounds.
All types were welcome, by such air-cooled classics as the legendary Beetle, stylish Karmann Ghia in addition to iconic Type 2 campers in addition to commercials, to their more modern counterparts such as the cult Golf range, the sporty Scirocco in addition to the much-loved T4. Among the clubs in attendance were the R32 club in addition to the brand new Forest Dub club. Participants also had the opportunity to browse numerous trade stands as well as enjoying all the features of the Beaulieu attraction.
Among the diverse range of vehicles within the display was a 1961 Karmann Ghia convertible, its perfect pale blue paint finish complemented by aftermarket BRM alloy wheels, in addition to a 1983 Golf Mk1, which had been rebuilt with the high performance engine by a later Golf VR6. One of the Type 2 ‘bay window’ campers in attendance was equipped which has a unique Inner surface accessory – a seat built by a classic Vespa scooter. Visitors could also see examples of the unusual Type 3 Fastback, a variety of Type 25 campers in addition to panel vans, in addition to Beetles of all ages, by 1950s oval-window examples to the latest Beetle style.
Throughout the day, Beaulieu’s visitors had the opportunity to vote for their favourite VW on display, within the People’s Choice Awards. The overall winner was Max Towndrow by Oxford with his immaculate 1980 1.5 automatic Mk 1 Golf with just 43,000 on the clock. Max purchased your vehicle a year ago, having come across the idea at additional shows in addition to falling in love with the idea.
Runner up was Reuben Smith by Southampton which has a 1966 split screen VW Samba in cream in addition to orange. The 21-window left hand drive Samba was imported four years ago in addition to Reuben has spent the time since giving the idea a complete restoration. Joint third were a 2009 Passat which has a cream leather Inner surface in addition to a 1987 1800cc Scirocco in gleaming white.
The winners were presented with VW mementos by Beaulieu’s Managing Director, Russell Bowman, after which a selection of the most favorite vehicles took part in a cavalcade around the parkland.
Simply VW can be part of Beaulieu’s calendar of Simply rallies, which cover a range of different vehicle themes. Check http://ift.tt/Qjnvh2 for the date of Simply VW 2016 or join the conversation with @Beaulieu_Hants on Twitter using #simplyvw.
by Mr Butterscotch via Car Articles