Have Your Own 'Summer Of Love' In VW-Style Camper Trailer

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The VW Microbus was as much an icon of hippy culture as the peace sign, tie-died shirts and Jimi Hendrix. More than 6 million of the boxy, underpowered, barely-heated vans rolled off the assembly lines worldwide.

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So it was with significant nostalgia that the final VW Bus was built on Dec. 31, 2013, at a factory in Brazil after an impressive 57-year run.

You can no longer get a new VW Bus anywhere in the world, but a small U.S. company is filling in the style-void.

(See page 2 for food truck photos)

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Designed after VW’s boxy simplicity, Oregon-based Dub-Box builds pull-behind trailers with an obvious nod toward Woodstock, The Summer Of Love, and the Cheech of the 60s.

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Dub Boxes are all new fiberglass bodies and offer tons of custom finishes. The standard model comes with a ten year body leak guarantee and is fitted with a two-ring gas burner, stainless steel sink, pump action tap, retro style fridge, CD player with personal MP3 player with charger and dock, stereo speakers, 110 volt hook up, 12-volt power distribution board, LED lighting, smoke alarm and internal double plug socket.

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Extras include heating, alloy wheels and safari windows. The company makes a body style with a four corner pop-top with weather curtain and awning.

The trailers are custom and made to order with a lot of options. They can even be built as food trucks or mercantile trailers. (Check out page 2 for more photos, including food and merchandise trailers).

Contact Dub-Box for more information and pricing. —Sean McCoy

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