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Brief History of the VW Campervan

no comment |  Posted in:Wedding Cars December 7th, 2013

1949 – The first ever Volkswagen Transporter van is launched at the Geneva Motor Show, with its distinctive smiling face.

1950 – Official production begins of the Splitscreen models begins.

1951 – The Volkswagen Transporter is developed into the iconic Volkswagen camper van.

1960s – The camper van is adopted by the hippie generation, becoming a cult symbol of an alternative lifestyle.

1967 – Second generation ( T2) does away with the classic, ‘splittie’ (split windscreen) design and introduces panoramic vision, gaining the nickname ‘Bay’

1969 – A Volkswagen camper van becomes the ‘Mystery Machine’ in hit cartoon series ‘Scooby Doo’.

1979 – The T2 becomes the T3, boasting a more angular design.

1990 – The Campervan turns 40 and the fourth generation, T4,  is launched.

2010 – 50 years of production is celebrated.

2003 – The fifth generation (T5) launches to critical acclaim and provides the basis for the latest Volkswagen California camper van.

2013 – Volkswagen California celebrates its 25th anniversary, with around 100,000 California camper vans rolling off the production line since the start of production.

 

Campervans are as popular (if not more) as ever and are now a sought after vehicle for wedding transportation.  First choice wedding cars can provide VW Campervans for wedding hire in Berkshire, Surrey & Hampshire.

CLASSIC ROLLS ROYCE SILVER CLOUDS

no comment |  Posted in:Wedding Cars November 1st, 2013

Rolls Royce is a name synonymous with style and elegance; the cars made by this company are renowned for their luxurious nature as well as the quality of their design and manufacture. Over the years this model from Rolls Royce has developed into the ideal and traditional wedding car.  There are of course different eras with varying types of classic Rolls Royce designs, pre world war 2 are all classed as either historic or vintage and anything built within approximately the last 30 years or so would be regarded as modern.

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Beauford Wedding Cars

no comment |  Posted in:Wedding Cars October 25th, 2013

Burgundy Cream Beauford

The Beauford has fast become one of the most popular wedding cars. Although available as a hardtop, the majority are Tourers (convertibles) and lets be honest, what better way to arrive at a wedding venue.
All Beaufords are hand crafted and are all unique. Based on the 1920′s – 1930′s American Duesenberg and the Packard Eleventh Series Eight Sedan, these replicas offer the style and finesse of these truly amazing vintage cars with the reassurance of modern mechanical enhancements.