FlightService SuperDork
March 23, 2012 10:37 p.m.

In this corner

From Germany, the People's Car Kleinlieferwagen. or as we have come to know it.

VW Rabbit Truck


In this corner, wearing the Pentastar/Ram. Sporting the largest trunk ever placed on a production Omni.

The Dodge Rampage/Plymouth Scamp!


PubBurgers Dork
March 23, 2012 10:39 p.m.

Rabbit diesel. Done!

FlightService SuperDork
March 23, 2012 10:40 p.m.

OP votes VW for one reason only

you can get a diesel in the rabbit truck. That's so cool

Here is to the mini Ranchero/El Camino!

N Sperlo UltraDork
March 23, 2012 10:48 p.m.


mazdeuce New Reader
March 23, 2012 11:01 p.m.

Grew up riding in my dads rampage (until it was t-boned) and I vote for the VW because it's cooler. It just is.

fasted58 SuperDork
March 23, 2012 11:03 p.m.

it's a draw for me, I luv em both

irish44j SuperDork
March 23, 2012 11:48 p.m.

I vote for neither.

92CelicaHalfTrac MegaDork
March 23, 2012 11:50 p.m.

I'm voting Rampage hands down.

SWMBO votes "neither."

JFX001 SuperDork
March 23, 2012 11:52 p.m.

There was a pic of a Rabbit pick up floating around that was black, lowered, with larger 16"-17" chromed replica snowflakes.

Definitely Rabbit.

MG Bryan Dork
March 23, 2012 11:52 p.m.
92CelicaHalfTrac wrote: I'm voting Rampage hands down. SWMBO votes "neither."

I agree with the female.

EvanB UltraDork
March 24, 2012 12:53 a.m.

Rabbit for me, this was my poor example. 8v GTI engine swapped in.

March 24, 2012 1:54 a.m.

There are few vehicles I miss more than my rabbit pickup.


That was an awesome little truck.

turboswede PowerDork
March 24, 2012 3:39 a.m.

Rampage. It just looks better (especially in Shelby trim) and it is rated for 1000lbs in the bed, unlike the El Camino of the same time period. So it's a useful trucklette, unlike the slower than slow diesel Wabbit.

mad_machine MegaDork
March 24, 2012 6:03 a.m.

I vote for the rabbit pickup too... they are just cool little trucklets

LopRacer Reader
March 24, 2012 6:12 a.m.

Rabbit, still on the look out for a good Rabbit truck.

11110000 Reader
March 24, 2012 6:53 a.m.
MG Bryan wrote:
92CelicaHalfTrac wrote: I'm voting Rampage hands down. SWMBO votes "neither."

I agree with the female.

That is one of the dorkiest pieces of awesomeness I have ever seen. I have to vote Rampage.

HStockSolo Reader
March 24, 2012 7:04 a.m.

Volkwagen Rabbit Pickup

Graefin10 Dork
March 24, 2012 7:05 a.m.

Rabbit GTI

CLNSC3 Reader
March 24, 2012 7:11 a.m.

Rampage! I've actually only seen one on the road since I can remember...

joey48442 UberDork
March 24, 2012 7:13 a.m.

Rampage! Cause I delivered pizzas in one for a while...


chandlerGTi HalfDork
March 24, 2012 7:37 a.m.

I vote with my money, again; nine times. Caddy is awesome.

Otoh, I keep my eyes open for a scamp.

DrBoost UltraDork
March 24, 2012 7:56 a.m.

If you are looking for economy, the diesel rabbit. If you are looking for something that actually looks cool, Rampage. If you are looking for something to hop-up (no pun intended), Rampage.

JoeyM SuperDork
March 24, 2012 8:05 a.m.
PubBurgers wrote: Rabbit diesel. Done!

+1000. I would LOVE to get one of these and do a greasecar conversion on it.

ronholm Reader
March 24, 2012 8:48 a.m.

Now this is tougher...

I have enough parts around to keep a Rampage on the road for years.. and a stupid fast rampage would be very easy to build cheap... and in the SHelby Charger exterior stuff they really look awesome..

But a diesel.. in a VW... hummmm... this is nothing like the clear cut omni/gti thing...

The deciding factor is the VW's rust worse than rusty rampages... and command a premium for rusty junk party because the diesel is cool.. but mostly because so many VW guys are even more idiotic than Turbo mopar idiots..


March 24, 2012 8:56 a.m.


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