Apparently Volkswagen Vans Make Great Trailers Too

Cool factor and price tend to have a wildly inverse relationship. For example, a mattress in the bed of your pickup is cheap, but in terms of RV-ing, it’s not what you’d call cool. Thankfully, Oregon firm Dub Box realizes this, and they’ve come up with an answer.  Meet the Dinky Dub – a mix of retro Volkswagen styling, vintage American trailer culture, plus a dash of modern convenience and comfort. And it starts at only $8,000. Don’t worry – no actual Volkswagen vans were harmed in the creation of this classic towable. RELATED: See More Photos of the 2015 Dinky Dub Camper Rather, the Dinky Dub is formed from all-new fiberglass shells, which allow the trailer to be lightweight and towable by a variety of vehicles. That’s a handy detail too, because a vast array of people will find equally different uses for theirs. The Dinky Dub comes with a long list of customizable variants, from the cargo ferrying ‘Fun Hauler’ to the weekend getaway ‘Camper,’ and even a six-tap toting ‘Half Pint Kegerator’ version. There may be cheaper ways to get away for a weekend or start a food truck business, but perhaps none as eye-catching as this. Opt for the Camper – approximately 25 percent smaller than Dub Box’s full-size trailer – and you’ll be privy to a custom exterior, sink, stove, refrigerator, dining area, bed/couch, and fresh water storage. Go full commercial grade and you can spec-in a service window, 25 gallons of water storage, and three-part sink. The firm has already churned out a number of food truck versions, each desperately good looking. RELATED: It Doesn't Get Much Cooler Than a '62 Volkswagen Double Cab Truck In their heyday, Volkswagen vans used to dot the nation’s highways and campgrounds from coast to coast; in fact a number of survivors still do. Seeing as prices on clean and original vans can be exceedingly high, the average enthusiast might be best suited with one of these modern pull-alongs. RELATED: The Volkswagen Phaeton was like a Bugatti Veyron for Normal People ____________________________________ Click Here to Read the Original Article on BoldRide