Gallery: VW Campervans in action

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A split-bus with a classic side awning.

A split-bus with a classic side awning.

A split-bus with a side-enclosed tent.

A split-bus with a side-enclosed tent.

A split-bus with a dormobile type pop-top roof.

A split-bus with a dormobile type pop-top roof.

A latebay Kombi with a side tent.

A latebay Kombi with a side tent.

A split-bus showing  off her facilities, including a portable sitting toilet.

A split-bus showing off her facilities, including a portable sitting toilet.

A split-bus with an early type of pop-top roof.

A split-bus with an early type of pop-top roof.

A bay camper with a side tent using external frame.

A bay camper with a side tent using external frame.

A split-bus camper showing off her assets.

A split-bus camper showing off her assets.

Another classic split bus camper.

Another classic split bus camper.

A rare double-side door split bus camper.

A rare double-side door split bus camper.

A split bus camper is displayed on a city street.

A split bus camper is displayed on a city street.

A bay camper in the wood.

A bay camper in the wood.

A couple of T3 & a T4 campervans on a beach camp site.

A couple of T3 & a T4 campervans on a beach camp site.

A bay campervan in a wood.

A bay campervan in a wood.

Another split bus camper van with a classic side awning.

Another split bus campervan with a classic side awning.

A split bus camper with the early pop-top roof.

A split bus camper with the early pop-top roof.

A documentary photo showing the early split bus with a side tent & additional tent on a roof rack.

A documentary photo showing the early split bus with a side tent & additional tent on a roof rack.

A beautiful split bus camper.

A beautiful split bus camper.

Another beautiful split bus camper by a beautiful lake.

Another beautiful split bus camper by a beautiful lake.

Split bus camper is always a satisfying object to be photographed.

Split bus camper is always a satisfying object to be photographed.

A split bus campervan never make us bored.

A split bus camper never bore.

The openable wind shield is called "Safari windows".

The openable wind shield is called “Safari windows”. It enhances the look & the air ventilation.

A bay camper with a more modern side tent.

A bay camper with a more modern side tent.

 

VW Campervan Ads: a compilation…

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A compilation of past Volkswagen campervan graphic advertisements. It amazes me how the advertisement people had cleverly designed these adds 40-50 years ago. Enjoy…
Kumpulan iklan-iklan grafis ‘jadoel’ Volkswagen campervan. Kita dibikin kagum oleh iklan-iklan cerdas ini yang dibuat sekitar 40-50 tahun yang lalu. Silahkan dinikmati… 

 

A multi purpose Campervan.

A multi purpose Campervan.

There's a small VW hotel.

There’s a small VW hotel.

With all this equipment inside, the VW Campmobile still holds more than any conventional station wagons. The law says two object can't occupy the same space at the same time. But our designers almost broke it with the Volkswagen Campmobile. Not only did they get all that camping equipment outside, inside, but while they were at it they put in a station wagon roomier than any conventional empty wagon. For a weekend in the country you got a full-length of double bed. Child's bed, cot & hammock. Dining table. A kitchen with ice box, sink, water system, work tables, cupboard. But when you want a station wagon, the furniture folds out of the way. So backseat passengers sit on the head of your bed. But don't know it. With their feet stretched out under your dining room table. Which isn't there. (If you like, you can leave the kitchen in the garage). Completely furnished with a pop-up top, the Campmobile is only $3,049. The station wagon is free.

With all this equipment inside, the VW Campmobile still holds more than any conventional station wagons.
The law says two object can’t occupy the same space at the same time. But our designers almost broke it with the Volkswagen Campmobile.
Not only did they get all that camping equipment outside, inside, but while they were at it they put in a station wagon roomier than any conventional empty wagon.
For a weekend in the country you got a full-length of double bed. Child’s bed, cot & hammock. Dining table. A kitchen with ice box, sink, water system, work tables, cupboard.
But when you want a station wagon, the furniture folds out of the way.
So backseat passengers sit on the head of your bed. But don’t know it. With their feet stretched out under your dining room table. Which isn’t there. (If you like, you can leave the kitchen in the garage).
Completely furnished with a pop-up top, the Campmobile is only $3,049.
The station wagon is free.

A classic VW campervan illustration for advertisement. Date unknown.

A classic VW campervan illustration for advertisement. Date unknown.

Are you a camper man?

Are you a camper man? #1

A 1972 ad. There's nothing like the great indoors. A fully equipped 1972 Volkswagen campmobile lets you feel at home in the great outdoors because it lets you bring along all the comforts at home. Curtains, reading lamps, paneled walls, closets, storage bins - just about everything there is. Even the kitchen sink. And the kitchen table, an icebox, and over four gallons of cool drinking water. They're all right there when you're ready to eat. When you're ready to sleep, there's a full size double bed for you, another bed & hammock for the kids. And lots of elbowroom. But if you want even more room, pop up the fibre glass top. Presto. A child's bedroom with cot and natural air conditioning.  For even more room, attach the tent to the side door and you've got a comfortable living room completewith floor. There's even something comforting about this year's 32% more powerful engine.  You can go 10mph faster, so you'll spend time less time driving and more time camping. At home, in the great outdoors.

A 1972 ad.
There’s nothing like the great indoors.
A fully equipped 1972 Volkswagen campmobile lets you feel at home in the great outdoors because it lets you bring along all the comforts at home.
Curtains, reading lamps, paneled walls, closets, storage bins – just about everything there is.
Even the kitchen sink.
And the kitchen table, an icebox, and over four gallons of cool drinking water.
They’re all right there when you’re ready to eat.
When you’re ready to sleep, there’s a full size double bed for you, another bed & hammock for the kids.
And lots of elbowroom.
But if you want even more room, pop up the fibre glass top. Presto. A child’s bedroom with cot and natural air conditioning.
For even more room, attach the tent to the side door and you’ve got a comfortable living room completewith floor.
There’s even something comforting about this year’s 32% more powerful engine.
You can go 10mph faster, so you’ll spend time less time driving and more time camping.
At home, in the great outdoors.

The advertisement from Devon, one of camper manufacturers at that time.

The advertisement from Devon, one of camper manufacturers at that time.

Are you a camper man?

Are you a camper man? #2

Another classic illustrative campervan advertisement.

Another classic illustrative campervan advertisement.

Are you a camper man? #3

Are you a camper man? #3

Next time you go camping, take the bus. 1977 advertisement.

Next time you go camping, take the bus.
1977 advertisement.

A 1960 advertisement from Westfalia.

A 1960 advertisement from Westfalia.

Next time you go on vacation stay at the Hotel Volkswagen.

Next time you go on vacation stay at the Hotel Volkswagen.

A classic Devon advertisement, 1969.

A classic Devon advertisement, 1969.

Send a deserving station wagon to camp this summer.

Send a deserving station wagon to camp this summer.

A VW Dormobile British advertisement.

A VW Dormobile British advertisement.

Another vintage British advertisement selling VW Campervans.

Another vintage British advertisement selling VW Campervans.

This photo makes some people want to sell everything they own, travel the world, and live out of a car. Life would be so simple!

This photo makes some people want to sell everything they own, travel the world, and live out of a car. Life would be so simple!