The Historic Volkswagen Club was founded in 1974 by a group of enthusiasts, including the current President, whose principal interests lay with the earliest beetles, or "split window" models.

Gradually the club has grown and developed, so that now the objectives are to cater for all enthusiasts, not necessarily owners, of Volkswagen Type 1 models built prior to 1979, to offer advice on the restoration, maintenance and preservation of such vehicles and to liaise with overseas clubs that have the same objectives.

The Historic Volkswagen Club is a national club with members coming from most parts of the country and it is the only body to cater exclusively for early Volkswagen's in Britain. In addition it welcomes members from overseas and has contacts with enthusiasts world wide.

The objects of the Club are:-

We offer our members:-


Our club constitution can be viewed here.
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Members are invited to read these pages and comment on them to the Committee
who can be contacted via the Committee page of this website.