original VW Split screen camper interiors

Having come up with my ideal check list of things I’m looking for in a VW Camper, number (7) on the list was it having a camping interior, preferably a fairly original, vintage one rather than a modern on. Don’t get me wrong, I like modern things, but initially I’m looking for a more period, stock/original type of camper, rather than an a modern custom interior.

Some of the classic vintage camping interiors that were specified for the VW camper included various models or versions from the classic Westfalia interior…

Westfalia camping interior options  on a VW Split screen camper

Westfalia camping interior options on a VW Split screen camper

as well as other coach builders, including Dormobile, ASI/Riviera, Holdsworth, Danbury Motorcaravans, and VW Sun-Dial, Devon and Canterbury Pitt also built camping interior conversions…

Devon Caravette camping conversion

Devon Caravette camping conversion

An Early Westfalia S023 with deluxe accessories!

An Early Westfalia S023 with deluxe accessories!

VW Dormobile 4 person pop top camping conversion with ‘Dormatic’ seating!

VW Dormobile 4 person pop top camping conversion with ‘Dormatic’ seating!

A Canterbury Pitt Moto-Caravan conversion

A Canterbury Pitt Moto-Caravan conversion

With the advent of the VW Split screen camper, a supporting range of different coach building companies took on the challenge of providing different specialist camping interiors to provide a range of different choices and options in terms of layout and specifications.

Unfortunately, finding some of these original camping interior conversions is becoming a difficult task, as over the years, many have been removed, altered or updated to more modern interiors, but my search continues, and in the meantime, I’m just ‘Waitin’ For The Bus’ – (ZZ Top from ‘Tres Hombres’ 1973)

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