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Hoppa Street Buggy

The Hoppa Street Buggy has been designed to bring the 'Beach Buggy' right into the 21 Century, keeping up with trends in automotive design yet remaining faithful to the original concepts of the early buggies from the 60's and 70's.


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The Hoppa Street Buggy is left or right hand drive! The difference is a cutout for the steering wheel column during construction, no problem!

Rather than a “box of parts” ready for assembly, we provide the parts on the Price Lists, allowing you to build the Hoppa Street Buggy to your own specification, time and budget.

We offer:

  • GRP Body Shell
  • Body Shell with extra thickness
  • Body Shell – blocked and primed
  • Body Shell – blocked, primed, clear over base finished (not recommended before pre-fitting and test)
  • Floor shortening and mechanical fit
  • Space Frame manufacture and supply
  • The Hoppa Street Buggy body shell consists of:
  • Main body shell from the mould with flashings and sharp corners removed
  • Bonnet lid
  • Boot/engine cover lid
  • Instrument panel top cover

Extras:
  • Inner front bonnet/petrol tank liner
  • Rear boot liner
  • Four inner wheel arch liners
  • Left hand interior trim panel
  • Right hand interior trim panel
  • Rear interior trim panel
  • Centre Console
Whatever your requirement – Talk to us.

Hoppa Street Buggy has original VW Beetle mechanicals and floor shortened by 400mm. All parts and extras can be obtained from reputable VW replacement and new retailers (we can advise).

Specifications
Length    3.20m
Width (Front)    1.60m
Width (Rear)    1.69m
Height    1.00m
Wheelbase    2.00m

Design & Development
The Hoppa Street Buggy retains many of the original features from the Award Winning Hoppa Son of a Beach ‘Concept’.

With expertise in the automotive field and together with over 30 years experience, the Hoppa Team have developed the Street Buggy further to allow wider accesibility in the market place.

Construction
The body shells are produced by a company with a proven track record in supplying GRP components to the motor industry. Commitment to quality and high standards, the company is no stranger to the specialist car market.


Frequently Asked Questions

The Hoppa Street Buggy is a “Fun Car” based on the air-cooled VW Beetle.
All of the mechanicals and electrics, however once the body is removed the underfloor and tunnel needs to be shortened by 400mm.

Yes, we at Hoppa Street Buggy offer this service.
No, Hoppa Street Buggy would advise that a spaceframe is also needed for added stability. Some beach buggies did not find it necessary, however a body kit with thicker laminated shell and stiffened areas for people that may prefer this approach is offered.
No, the windscreen and rubber comes from a Fiat 126 air-cooled, most screen fitters can supply this.
Only the hinges for the bonnet and boot. They are from the original Mini doors and can be bought off the shelf from Mini aftermarket suppliers.
Hoppa Street Buggy can supply GRP panels that can be sprayed or covered. The design of the panels reflect the theme of the exterior.
Both hard roof and a soft folding top are currently under development.
It is entirely up to you, there is enough room in the boot for almost any engine.
It is your choice, just remember that if you increase or decrease the overall diameter of the tyre, it may affect your speedo reading also note number of studs and PCD but along with wheel offset, can be solved with the use of spacers.
That really good finishing touch would be our unique Centre Console which goes over the handbrake lever and gearshift lever and gives opportunity to fit extra dials or switches.
A basic Body Kit depends entirely upon your requirements, however the cost may depend on your own expertise, enthusiasm, friends and resources. It is a project that can be built on, changed, upgraded or ‘buy it as you build’ – totally your choice. Talk to us and we will try turning your dream into reality.

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