They do have such appeal though and Im never sure why.
I borrowed one for the Snetterton 24hrs race in the 80's, only drove it from Peterborough to Snetterton and back - that was more than enough my old Commer was far better.
And if anyone remembers Commers that says a lot.
You do get a great feeling travelling in one until they break down which is inevitable.
Q - Why do VW driver's girlfriends have such wonderful sun tans?
A - It's all the time they get for sunbathing in Lay bys.