INPROFILE: CARLOS ‘C-LOW’S’ – 1961 KARMANN GHIA ‘BETTY RUSTY’

INPROFILE: CARLOS ‘C-LOW’S’ – 1961 KARMANN GHIA ‘BETTY RUSTY’

This is 31 year old Carlos ‘C-Low’ Mijares and his girl Niquie, hailing from city of El Paso in Texas that straddles the border with Mexico had owned this awesome ride ‘Betty Rusty’ (a 61 Karmann Ghia) for a total of four years, until she was picked up last season by Discovery channels ‘Fast & […]

IN PROFILE: Kevin Costa’s 1970 Type 3 Brazilian Squareback

IN PROFILE: Kevin Costa’s 1970 Type 3 Brazilian Squareback

Hailing from the city of Curitiba in Parana State in Brazil, lives a young man Kevin Eddie Telles Da Costa (Not the actor Kevin Costner by the way !!!), we came across Kevin from being a regular Rothfink customer, who drives this super rare, Type 3 Brazilian Square Back. Kevin has been into the Aircooled […]

IN PROFILE: Nils Tielen 1973 Beetle

IN PROFILE: Nils Tielen 1973 Beetle

Continuing on with a european theme from last month’s Italian ride courtesy of Dhanush Ghorbanali, we find ourselves in Belgium. Home of the most excellent beer, friendly people and not forgetting some amazing rides. Chimay/Ebi and Freddy Files both rank super highly on our VW calendar radar, so it only seems fitting that we call […]

IN PROFILE: Danush Ghorbanali – 1972 Jagermeister Beetle – Italy

IN PROFILE: Danush Ghorbanali – 1972 Jagermeister Beetle – Italy

Danush Ghorbanali hails from Turin in Northern Italy……famous for being the home of Fiat and for being the setting for arguably the best car chase sequence in movie history, The Italian Job, as well as being home to the giants of European football Juventus (and Torino, no offence Torino fans). Anyway Danush has 3 great […]

IN PROFILE: Hotaka Saito – 1968 Porsche/Type 3 Fastback 913

IN PROFILE: Hotaka Saito – 1968 Porsche/Type 3 Fastback 913

10 years ago we travelled to Tokyo and Kyoto for a month-long trip. And lets just say that our love of Japan will most certainly stay with us until our next trip. The people, culture, art and most of all the car culture still amazes us. As you may have already noticed, a lot of our features […]

IN PROFILE: YOU-YA KONNO’S – 1965, ‘KARMANN GHIA / TYPE 34’ JAPAN

IN PROFILE: YOU-YA KONNO’S – 1965, ‘KARMANN GHIA / TYPE 34’ JAPAN

You-ya Konno had always dreamt of owning a slammed air-cooled VW which wasn’t only low but also very fast. You-ya’s ‘Razor Edge’ Karmann Ghia (as we like to call them in Europe) runs a 2276cc type1 engine and runs 1/4 mile Best E.T time , 14.5sec, which is awesome considering how low his Type 34 […]

Inprofile: The Lowly Gentleman – Early Bay Window UK

Inprofile: The Lowly Gentleman – Early Bay Window UK

The Lowly Gentlemen, The Scrape Bus, that bodydropped bay, whatever you call it there is one thing that still remains the same with this bus, an early bay window from the UK and it’s incredible! And it just so happens that the owner of this rather special bay window only lives a few miles away, […]

Inprofile: Yuki’s – 1958 Lowlight Karmann Ghia – japan

Inprofile: Yuki’s – 1958 Lowlight Karmann Ghia – japan

We spotted Yuki Kadoya’s 1958 Lowlight Ghia on the internet a couple of years ago now, and got it touch to see if we could feature on our Rothfink Industries website, so as quick as we are here’s Yuki’s ace Lowlight Karmann Ghia for you – finally 🙂 Yuki and his wife live in Mie […]

IN PROFILE: Manabu Suzuki’s – 1960, 23 Window ‘Micro Bus’ Japan

IN PROFILE: Manabu Suzuki’s – 1960, 23 Window ‘Micro Bus’ Japan

Manabu aka ‘Busrider’ spotted his 23 window deluxe way back in 1994 in San Jose, California. It was pitifully sitting in the sellers backyard without a motor and almost everything interior wise was missing, but the bus you could say was a very good deal, considering how cool it is now. Straight after the deal was […]

In Profile: Andy Rudd’s T25 Transporter Pickup

In Profile: Andy Rudd’s T25 Transporter Pickup

Rothfink vs Andy Rudd’s Ace Trucking Co.’s T25 I have to say, when I first meet him, I’m struggling to think of famous transport links to Wolverhampton to try and jibe a reaction out of Andy other than Sunbeam cars. Just so I can appear seemingly researched in order to make some kind of sarcastic […]