Results for: DUNE BUGGY

RealRides of WNY - 1974 Dune Buggy

Admittedly, we’re not in an ideal location geographically to get a lot of use out of a 1974 VW-based Dune Buggy, but that doesn’t mean you never see these things around here. (Maybe a few hearty souls take them out in the dead of winter.) We came across this one last summer while completing a business transaction in the hamlet of Shawnee. At the time, it was listed for sale on Facebook

RealRides of WNY - Dunebuggy, c1960s

Whenever I hear the term Dunebuggy, something like today’s RealRidealways comes to mind. Most of them were based on anold VW, whose body (along with the interior) was tossed (or hopefully, sold off as parts), and then what was usually a swoopy fiberglass body was mounted in its place. The genre was made popular back in the 1960s by dune buggy pioneer Bruce Meyers, who’d grown up in (wh

RealRides of WNY - Meyers Manx

Here we see Middleport's Rick and Ellen Fulwell, sitting watch over their Meyers Manx dune buggy at last night's Medina Super Cruise in the village. The registration sticker says it's a 1961 Volkswagen, but the only clues to its origin are the taillights and an unmistakable VW engine hanging out the back end. The Meyers Manx is an invention of its namesake, Bruce Meyers, who grew up in the Califor