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Ideal Gifts for VW Beetle Fans

Updated on January 2, 2015

Beetle Gifts

What do you buy the Beetle Fan in your life? Looking for ideas? Well you have come to the right place. Here you will find lots of ideas.

If your Partner, Husband, Boyfriend, Wife, Girlfriend, Sister, Son, Daughter, friend, whatever is a Beetle fan then you will be looking for a unique gift to get them for Birthday or Christmas etc.

All these items will be loved by any self respecting Beetle fan. So no matter what your budget you will be sure to find something here to satisfy those gift needs. If the product shown is not exactly what you are looking for, click the link anyway to see similar products.

My VW Beetle Lenses

If you have an interest in Beetles, you may want to check out these links which have loads of information on my VW Beetle Wizard Roadster that I built a few years ago. The VW Beetle Wizard Roadster is a soft top conversion for the standard Beetle, it involves removing the roof and replacing a lot of the rear bodywork, a chopped screen, you will also see that this project went a lot further with other modifications.

VW Wizard Part 1

VW Wizard Part 2

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Beetle Books.

Gift Ideas for Beetle Fans.

Gift Ideas for Camper Fans.

2015 Calendars

Any VW fan will love to receive one of these calendars as a gift. They look great and can be hung on a wall almost anywhere, they are ideal for the kitchen, office, bedroom or workshop wall.

Even More Items - A full range of items at this link

Only a small selection of VW items available is shown on this page follow the following links to see even more.


There are lots of fans of Herbie all over the world. This iconic little Beetle starred in many films and thrilled film goes with his antics. These items will capture the spirit of Herbie and will be loved by any fan. Click on any of these products below to see more Herbie items.

Beetle Alarm Clock

Get woken by a VW every day!

VW Beetle Alarm Clock

What better way to get woken up than by a VW Beetle alarm clock! Any Beetle fan would love one of these. Takes batteries so can be used when visiting shows as well.

Beetle Books

Beetle fans all love Beetle books. Most of books are a great source of information and inspiration. They are also great for browsing on a sleepy Christmas afternoon. These all come recommended. There are thousands of Beetle books available and these are just a few samples. Click on any of the products to see lots more options.

A library of Beetle books will be valued by any Beetle owner or fan. They can provide endless hours of browsing pleasure when it is too cold to make it out to the workshop, or lots of useful information to help with maintenance, restoration of performance when it is warm enough to venture into the garage and start preparing for the summer ahead..

A great reference book with lots of pictures, great for ideas and inspiration on how to personalise your own Beetle.

New Custom Handbook gives you loads of ideas and tips on how to personalise your own Beetle.

VW Customs and Cruisers is a book full of pictures that will inspire and provide loads of ideas on how to personalise your own Beetle.

Beetle Manuals

If your Beetle Partner is a hands on person and seems to spend all their time with their head under the engine, then they will surely appreciate any of these manuals. Choose one that is appropriate to the vehicle they have. You will be thanked again and again when they realise how much work they can do for themselves saving on expensive garage or workshop costs.

There are many manuals to choose from and the items below represent a small sample, click on any product to see more options.

How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive: A Manual of Step-by-step Procedures for the Compleat Idiot (How to Keep Your Volkswagen Alive) will tell you how to repair most aspects of the VW Beetle. Save a fortune on expensive workshop costs by doing some or all of the work yourself.

Volkswagen Beetle, Super Beetle, Karmann Ghia Official Service Manual Type 1 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1977, 1978, 1979 (Volkswagen) does what it says. Make sure your model is included in the covered list.

VW Beetle and Karmann Ghia (1954-79) Automotive Repair Manual (Haynes Automotive Repair Manuals) covers all aspects of maintenance for the years mentioned. The Haynes Manuals are probably the best you can get for straightforward maintenance instructions.

Performance Books

Most Beetle Fans would love to get even a little bit more performance from their cars. These books will help to determine what can be done, how to do it and how much of an increase is possible. Working through any of these books will show exactly what can be achieved and how to do it. In many cases work can be done by the owner saving lots of money that may have otherwise been spent on expensive workshop bills.

This is a small selection of the products available, click any product to see more.

How to Modify Volkswagen Beetle Chassis, Suspension and Brakes for High Performance (Speedpro) provides essential information if you are upgrading your Beetle, The stand brakes and suspension were fine in their day for the low powered engines that came with the car, but easy performance increases for the engine should be matched by performance increase in the suspension and brakes, This book tells you how to do it.

VW Beetle Performance will give you advice on how to get more out of your Beetle.

How to Rebuild Your Volkswagen Air-cooled Engine. If you have one of these old Beetle you will at sometime be forced into rebuilding the engine. This book will tell you how to do it yourself and save on a lot of expensive garage bills.

VW Subaru Engine Conversion - Modern Engine, loads of power, great conversion!

Have you ever dreamed of fitting a more modern engine in your Volkswagen, or wished for a bit more power? Chances are that you have thought about it but then given up on the idea because you just don't have the technical knowledge or skill to make it happen. Well the guys over at Rocky Mountain Westy may have the answers for you. Check out their Rocky Mountain Westy Website for loads more information on these great conversions. They also do loads of other accessories to enhance the performance of your VW and make it a whole lot more enjoyable.

Beetle Posters - Great for any wall

Whether it is a garage, workshop or bedroom wall, these posters will look superb.

Photo Frames

Display your favourite pictures in a great VW frame. Your picture could be your favourite picture of your Beetle or any other favourite thing. It could be a family mamber, holiday memory or vacation scene. What would you frame. Give this as a gift with a picture already inserted to make it even more special.

Camper Photo Frames - Add a bit of vintage style along with oyur own pictures

This frame allows you to display a single 6x4" photo.

This frame allows you to display 2 pictures 3x2" each. Put a couple of head shots in the frames to make it look like they are driving the Camper.

You can display a single 3x5" picture in this photo frame.

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      azharok 4 years ago

      This is a great lens with loads of gift ideas.

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      ningbabyblog 4 years ago

      I remembered my Dad used to drive a beetle in late 60's and it still has so many fans after half a century. It's really amazing! Thanks for the great gift ideas, ByRoy!

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      pink378 lm 5 years ago

      great gift ideas!

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      Matt_Lowe 5 years ago

      I almost forgot all about Herbie the Love Bug! I used to love that show.

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      Miha Gasper 6 years ago from Ljubljana, Slovenia, EU

      Perfect lens for my accountant - he is die hard fan of Beetle!

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      BritStops 6 years ago

      Great lens packed with stuff for the veedub fan! There's a couple more expensive items on my lens vw-campervan-copies you might be interested in.

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      jaystanley 6 years ago

      German high-technology , has signed a first-class product all the time.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Oh the memories this invoked! Fun stuff for the VW Beetle fan.

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      kludoman 8 years ago

      Fantastic lens Roy...check out for some other VDub gift ideas you could add....


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      kludoman 8 years ago

      Fantastic lens Roy...check out for some other VDub gift ideas you could add....


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      SHC 8 years ago

      Nice lenses Roy and thanks for all your help!

      Have your readers stop by!

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      WritingforYourW 9 years ago

      Cute idea for a series of lenses. A grin for the VW belt buckle. ;)

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      Marti Lawrence 9 years ago from Grain Valley, Missouri

      Great lens! I love Beetles- we have had several!