The Airstream vs. The VW Campervan: The Ultimate Camper?
The Airstream and the VW Campervan — the two are icons of American motoring, but for their own unique reasons. The VW Campervan was the preferred method of transit during the height of “Free Love” – if you couldn’t fit your few into a Beetle. Meanwhile, the Airstream camper trailer fit more with the hyper-sterile image of the 1950s image motoring culture. Together, they helped the masses explore our great nation.
This infographic, created for Tower Insurance, chronicles the development and history of both the Airstream and the Campervan. It provides some great nuggets, like the fact that 65% of Airstreams are still on the road, and the company continues to produce the retro camping trailers today. How about the most expensive VW Campervan ever sold? It was a 23-window Samba variant, which sold for an impressive $217,800.
Want to know more about these two iconic campers? Check out the rest of the infographic below: