The Bugaroo -- The VW Beetle-Based Motorhome



In the 60s and 70s, various recreational vehicle manufacturers mounted small motorhomes on the Volkswagen Beetle chassis. It was called the "Bugaroo" or "Beetle Minihome":

The MiniHome is a tour de force of ergonomic design and space-saving ingenuity, if one can get past the stereotypical 70s Harvest Gold & Avocado Green interior color scheme – the decor is up to the buyer, at least. At 125 inches long, 79 inches wide and 73.25 inches high, the camper offers copious living space that includes a full-size bed in the cabover section. Other VW RV amenities include a slide-out butane stove and stainless steel sink (above), a 50-lb icebox and a closet.


Web Urbanist has a large gallery of pictures and links to technical information about these unusual RVs.

Link via DudeCraft | Photo: Fred W. Truman

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