Twin Cities VW Club News

All dates for 2023 planned events are subject to change. Please check back often for the most current information on our Upcoming Events page. Scroll down this page to view fun YouTube videos.

Twin Cities Club puts on 2nd Show AGAIN!
Post Updated January, 2023

The Twin Cities Volkswagen Club had two shows again in 2022. The popular 36th Annual Bug-In Event at Luther Westside Volkswagen was held in June. However, if you missed the June show, you had second chance. Luther Burnsville Volkswagen hosted an ALL VOLKSWAGEN SHOW on Sunday, September 11. from 8:00 - 2:00. All Volkswagen's of interest were welcome! This show followed a Top 20 no-class format with registered car owners voting for their favorites. The show was free for show cars and spectators! Food and beverages were be available. This was another opportunity to show off your Volkswagen before the 2022 show season sliped away! Follow this link to find out more about the dealership and how to get there: Burnsville Volkswagen
That's right, due to popular demand, a fall ALL VOLKSWAGEN SHOW was held again on Sunday, September 11, 2022!

Tribute to Bruce Meyers
March 31, 2021

The members and friends of the Twin Cities Volkswagen Club lost a good friend. Bruce Meyers, known worldwide as the creator of the Meyers Manx (Dune Buggy), passed away in February at the age of 94. Bruce and his wife Winnie were special guests at four of the club's annual Bug-In's where they signed autographs and visited with attendees. Follow this link: Autoweek article by Mark Vaughn

From Hagerty News
March 6, 2021

Rob Siegel, AKA The Hack Mechanic, wrote this amazing article for Hagerty News which he titled "My long (and nearly forgotten) Vanagon chapter." Rob's articles are always fun reading! You can also sign up to received the Hagerty News by Email. Follow this link: Rob on Hagerty News

Kyle Peterson
Remembering 2019

Kyle Peterson brought to our attention a YouTube video of the 2019 Bug In that not only shows what we are missing this June, but also what we have to look forward to later this summer! Follow this link: Kyle's Car Vlog

California family builds electric Beetle!
Was Volkswagen Group too slow?

In 2010 a family of five spent their weekends converting a 1972 Super Beetle into
an electric Beetle they can charge in their garage.
Story and photos here: Mercury News

Traveler photographs unusual art
in an Amsterdam shopping center!

A US citizen vacationing in Europe found this Volkswagen Beetle
rolled into a ball exhibited as art in a shopping mall.
Photograph by Bob D., Minnesota 2019

Racing VW's in the News
"FCP Euro Partners with Akebono"

Read the story here:

Available Now for purchase -
The Bug Movie & The Bus Movie

According to the March 2017 edition of HOT VW MAGAZINE (p. 28), the feature length documentary film about the "Bug" was released into select theaters in 2016.
Check out the Bug movie and buy a DVD
You can also watch a trailer of the film at
View a trailer of the Bus movie and purchase a DVD

Now Playing on Youtube!

There's a great new video by MattsRadShow scaning the action at the latest 35th annual Bug-In on June 7, 2021. Experience the show at

June 2019
Youtube video by MattsRadShow features the Twin City VW Club at the Minnetonka Drive In.

Twin Cities VW Club member Jerry Coffin and Jay Snell talk about choosing a VW Bus.
View at

The second video (also by MattsRadShow) scans the action at the 31st annual Bug-In on June 4, 2017. Great viewing at

New Member Sign-up's

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