Beach Buggies


This lovely Beach Buggy will be on Show for the whole of the Festival.

Beautifully built, and finished in a wonderful orange metal flake finish, the paint was mixed and imported from America.

These VW based specials were born

over half a century ago by Bruce Meyers, who, as an engineer, an artist, a boat builder and a surfer from California created these Dune/Beach Buggies.

His creation spawned an entire Beach Buggy culture across the world that lasted for the next two decades.


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They were based on the VW Beetle, hence Bug became Buggy.

With an air cooled rear engine, shortened chassis, and a bolt on fibre glass body it proved a great success.

Featured in many films including James Bond, and the Thomas Crown Affair with Steve McQueen.


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Although they were never built by VW, the Beach Buggy is synonymous with the brand.

The German firm has released the first images of a new all-electric Buggy designed and built in-house at Wolfsburg which is due to be announced at the Geneva Motor Show in March.


If you are the proud owner of a Beach Buggy and would like to display it at the Festival please enter via the website.



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Yorkshire Motorsport Festival

The Motorsport Festival for the Whole Family

26th - 28th June 2020

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