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What happens when Mr. Fusion is on the fritz.
This is why you road trip...
A touching tribute to a man and his family that started their own American Experiment in the Central Illinois region almost 200 year ago.
The People’s Car made its bow at one of the most prestigious collector-car events in the world on Sunday, March 10th, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, and wowed the thousands of enthusiasts who attended the event. Most car enthusiasts know about the humble Beetle, the Golf, and the Microbus, but the class of 12 vehicles showed how the platform inspired coachbuilders around Europe to produce their own versions of the Volkswagen.
1950 Hebmueller Convertible
The Concours, now in its 24th year, traditionally features a special class that stands apart from concours orthodoxy. In the past, the Amelia Island Concours has featured the like of movie and advertising cars, but this year chose to highlight an overlooked segment of Europe’s carrozzeria (or karosserie) culture with a class of custom coachwork Volkswagen vehicles.
Among the 12 very special vehicles, Amelia Awards for the runners-up in the class were presented to the 1950 Hebmueller Convertible of Gene Langan from Glastonbury, CT.
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