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In late 1967, the second generation of the Volkswagen Type 2 (T2) was introduced. It was built in Germany until 1979. This second-generation Type 2 lost its distinctive split front windshield, and was slightly larger and considerably heavier than its predecessor. Its common nicknames are Breadloaf and Bay-window, or Loaf and Bay for short. At 1.6 L and 35 kW (48 PS; 47 bhp) DIN, the engine was also slightly larger. The new model also did away with the swing axle rear suspension and transfer boxes previously used to raise ride height. Instead, half-shaft axles fitted with constant velocity joints raised ride height without the wild changes in camber of the Beetle-based swing axle suspension. The updated Bus transaxle is usually sought after by off-road racers using air-cooled Volkswagen components. The T2b was introduced by way of gradual change over three years. The first models featured rounded bumpers incorporating a step for use when the door was open (replaced by indented bumpers without steps on later models), front doors that opened to 90 from the body, no lip on the front guards, unique engine hatches, and crescent air intakes in the D-pillars (later models after the Type 4 engine option was offered, have squared off intakes).
Nothing captures the spirit and nostalgia of the 1960s like a Volkswagen Bus with its split window screen. This 1967 Volkswagen Bus is scale at 1:18. It is handcrafted in iron, with remarkable level of fine detail and in a Union Jack Design. It features authentic paint, light weight body chassis, and two surfboards on a roof rack. A must for the collector and enthusiast! • 100% iron frame • Metal wheels • Wheels roll • Decaled insignia • Includes seats, steering wheel, and small details on dash • Exterior details such as the surfboards are securely welded on