BEACH BUGGIES AND THE DUNE BUGGY BRUCE MEYERS MANX VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE CONVERSION… — Volkswagen California

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Challange Anneka — Buggy for sale

It has been for several years and will recommissioning, although the engine did run up to the of storage. VW based. Not sure of but believe it was expensive when This is a fabulous summer which will be very considering the history of the car.

the car is not taxed or MOT’d and is sold without any guarantees. It is sold as a prop only, and its roadworthiness is the of the purchaser.

The boat house which houses the Burnham-On-Sea rescue was built in June 1994 a flying visit by Anneka and the crew from her popular BBC One TV show.


DUNE BUGGY

The Beach, or Dune Buggy is to have been invented by Meyers of California. On Pismo that Bruce first acquainted with Dune These were V8 powered pumpers. These machines crude and heavy so Bruce it upon himself to design a version that would be fun on the or in the wilds of Baja. After a Kombi bus with wide (called Little Red Riding Bruce used his expertise in building to design the first bodied dune buggy.

Bruce designed and built small catamarans, among a 42 foot catamaran that to be a winner. Bruce then on to build the tooling for even fiberglass sailboats including the Series designed by Bill

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Bruce Meyers Ted Mangles in

His first 12 cars had monocoque with an integral frame the VW engine and transmission. These were expensive and difficult to so Bruce re- designed the body to fit on a VW floorpan. As a result, the Meyers started the off-road revolution by 5,280 Manx kits and hundred Manx II’s a total of nearly 6,000 kits.

The now famous Meyers took America by storm magazines like Hot Rod featured the car on their covers. The Meyers became so popular that manufacturers sprung up overnight and up producing over 250,000 and near look-a-likes. Bruce to stop the floodgates of copies patent infringement laws but to convince the courts that he had anything worth a patent.

The Meyers Manx handled than most other vehicles and was fun to drive. It won numerous events and the Pike’s Peak Climb, beating Corvettes, to boot. Then it set the record for the length of Baja at 34 hours and 45 The car was driven by Bruce Meyers and Ted in the process taking five off the then motorcycle record.

Soon after these the company produced the Meyers S.R. (Street Roadster). car was designed for the street only and a sleek aerodynamic shape. It was to fit on the same shortened VW floorpan as the Manx to keep the great characteristics.

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