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Go on a nostalgic trip with this Lego Volkswagen Type 2

Detailed Creator playset even has beach chairs and a surfboard

Can't afford a mint Volkswagen Type 2? Have a look at the Lego version. PHOTO FROM LEGO

Whichever name you call it, the iconic Volkswagen Type 2 has a special place in everyone’s heart, regardless of age. Whether you first saw it in Scooby-Doo or at a beach in southern California—or maybe you just grew up riding one on road trips—there’s no denying this van’s influence on pop culture.

The flower-power stickers complete the period-correct look. PHOTOS FROM LEGO

So, it was only a matter of time before our favorite building-block company turned the iconic bus into brick form. The Lego Volkswagen T2 Camper Van falls under the Creator category with 2,207 pieces. Not as complicated as a Technic, this playset can be enjoyed by builders of all ages.

All this brick van needs is a bunch of Minifigures lounging in it. PHOTOS FROM LEGO

As part of the Creator catalog, this brick van gets some features not seen in simpler sets. There is a detailed interior with a foldable rock-and-roll-style bed, a working steering wheel and sliding door, and a new tire shape to make it look as close to the real thing as possible. This model also gets actual textile curtains and a textile pop-up tent, a returning feature from the Creator Expert T1 Camper Van.

For those not satisfied with just displaying the car alone, you can complete your diorama with a surfboard, two folding chairs, and flower-power stickers that can be stuck on the van.

According to the Lego website, the Volkswagen T2 Camper Van will cost you $179.99 (P9,000). It will be available beginning August 1st.

Sam Surla

Sam is the youngest member of our editorial team. And he is our managing editor (believe it or not). He specializes in photography and videography, but he also happens to like writing about cars a lot.