[T3] 2018 Type 3 Invasion - Update
dave at hallvw.clara.co.uk
Mon Jan 29 16:04:00 PST 2018
I think I've misunderstood and mixed up Wolfsburg, Germany with the Invasion
VW plant visit - sorry!
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On Behalf Of dlstiefel
Sent: 29 January 2018 21:45
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Subject: Re: [T3] 2018 Type 3 Invasion - Update
On 2018-01-29 12:52, Dave Hall wrote:
> I've not been charged, but the last visut was in 2011 when we
> celebrated 50 years of the Type 3. That was great as we assembled over
> 100 Type 3 s in the factory grounds, and had cruise around the site.
> Thinking about it further, the factory tours go from inside Autostadt
> now, and you do have to pay for that.
> Look on the website, and see.
> It's all good stuff, and the VW group pavilions are worth visiting.
> Lamborghini, Bentley, Skoda, Seat. They do day, 2day and 3day passes.
> Check the website in case I'm behind the times as usual.
> UK VW TYPE 3 and 4 Club
I went through the VW Academy and Museum about two years ago with my
students and some faculty members from my school. We couldn't go through the
plant at the time because they were adding the new Atlas SUV line to go with
the Passat line that has been producing that car for North America since the
plaint open about 5 or 6 years ago. The only thing we had to pay for was
lunch at the cafeteria inside(good food by the way).
The museum is great. Don't know if it's still there but there was a 1943 KDF
inside. I about died when I saw it setting there. Oldest VW I've ever seen
in person by far. Other cool VWs there too. I was talking to them and told
about Clementine and we agreed that if the Passat had never replaced the T3s
this would be where the T3s for north America would be produced now. Just
something to think about.
72 Fastback FI/MT
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