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Brazil Celebrates The End Of An Era For The Iconic Kombi
Proud Kombi owners in Brazil – and around the world – are mourning the end of production of the beloved bus, with some van lovers holding an exhibition in Sao Bernado do Campo, Brazil earlier this week to celebrate the unique car culture.
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SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, BRAZIL - DECEMBER 8: Volkswagen Kombi minibuses are lined up during an exhibition of the vehicles on December 8, 2013 in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. The event celebrates the last of the iconic Volkswagen minibuses to come off the assembly line in Brazil, which was the last country to manufacture them. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
(2013 Getty Images)

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SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, BRAZIL - DECEMBER 8: Volkswagen Kombi minibuses are lined up during an exhibition of the vehicles on December 8, 2013 in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. The event celebrates the last of the iconic Volkswagen minibuses to come off the assembly line in Brazil, which was the last country to manufacture them. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
(2013 Getty Images)

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SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, BRAZIL - DECEMBER 8: Volkswagen Kombi minibuses are lined up during an exhibition of the vehicles on December 8, 2013 in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. The event celebrates the last of the iconic Volkswagen minibuses to come off the assembly line in Brazil, which was the last country to manufacture them. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
(2013 Getty Images)

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SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, BRAZIL - DECEMBER 8: Volkswagen Kombi minibuses are lined up during an exhibition of the vehicles on December 8, 2013 in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. The event celebrates the last of the iconic Volkswagen minibuses to come off the assembly line in Brazil, which was the last country to manufacture them. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
(2013 Getty Images)

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NEWQUAY, ENGLAND - APRIL 23: A classic Volkswagen camper van is parked in the Zapcat power boat team area as they are prepared for a practice race at Fistral Beach on April 23, 2010 in Newquay, England. Cornwall's Newquay is this weekend playing host to the Blue Chip Zapcat Grand Prix where small inflatable catamaran powerboats built for speed with 50hp engines, will battle it out in the national championship. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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YEOVIL, ENGLAND - JULY 09: People stop to look at a VW classic van which is being displayed at the annual RNAS Yeovilton Air Day on July 9, 2011 in Yeovil, England. The annual air day at RNAS Yeovilton in Somerset, attracts over 35,000 people to what is one of the biggest air shows in the region and gives visitors the chance to see a host of aircraft as well as a number of historic and classic cars. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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BOREHAMWOOD, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 12: A Volkswagen camper van used at the Yusuf Islam photocall to launch his 'Guess I'll Take My time Tour' which starts in Dublin on November 15th at Elstree Studios on November 12, 2009 in Borehamwood, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)
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LEEDS, ENGLAND - AUGUST 18: Jo Thompson of Leeds sleeps with dogs Bojangles and Basil in her VW camper van during the 'In Praise Of All Things VW At The Annual Festival' at Harewood House on August 18, 2013 in Leeds, England. The annual VW festival is in its 9th year attracting around 15,000 people over the weekend, ending with the winners car parade on Sunday. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)
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SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, BRAZIL - DECEMBER 8: Volkswagen Kombi minibuses are lined up during an exhibition of the vehicles on December 8, 2013 in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. The event celebrates the last of the iconic Volkswagen minibuses to come off the assembly line in Brazil, which was the last country to manufacture them. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
(2013 Getty Images)

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MALVERN, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: Type 2 Volkswagen vans are lined up for display at the 2009 Vanfest at the Three Counties Showground on September 13, 2009 in Malvern Wells, England. The annual event which started in 1994, attracted over 8,000 VW vehicles to what has become the world's largest gathering of Volkswagen campervan enthusiasts. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, BRAZIL - DECEMBER 8: Volkswagen Kombi minibuses are lined up during an exhibition of the vehicles on December 8, 2013 in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. The event celebrates the last of the iconic Volkswagen minibuses to come off the assembly line in Brazil, which was the last country to manufacture them. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
(2013 Getty Images)

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SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, BRAZIL - DECEMBER 8: Volkswagen Kombi minibuses are lined up during an exhibition of the vehicles on December 8, 2013 in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. The event celebrates the last of the iconic Volkswagen minibuses to come off the assembly line in Brazil, which was the last country to manufacture them. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
(2013 Getty Images)

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LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 15: A man checks out a converted VW camper van at the 'Motorhome Caravan and Camping Show' at the ExCel centre on February 15, 2012 in London, England. The trade exhibition showcases the very latest in caravans, tents, trailers, motorhomes and outdoor leisure equipment and runs at the ExCel centre until February 19. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)
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MALVERN, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 13: Type 2 Volkswagen vans are lined up for display at the 2009 Vanfest at the Three Counties Showground on September 13, 2009 in Malvern Wells, England. The annual event which started in 1994, attracted over 8,000 VW vehicles to what has become the world's largest gathering of Volkswagen campervan enthusiasts. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
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SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, BRAZIL - DECEMBER 8: Volkswagen Kombi minibuses are lined up during an exhibition of the vehicles on December 8, 2013 in Sao Bernardo do Campo, Brazil. The event celebrates the last of the iconic Volkswagen minibuses to come off the assembly line in Brazil, which was the last country to manufacture them. (Photo by Victor Moriyama/Getty Images)
(2013 Getty Images)

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NEWQUAY, ENGLAND - AUGUST 05: A vintage VW van passes a VW campervan parked near Fistral beach at the site of the Newquay Relentless Boardmasters festival on August 5, 2010 in Newquay, England. Said to be the UK home of surfing, Newquay in Cornwall is playing host to the annual 5-day surf and music festival which attracts some of the world's best surfers to the competition and the 120,000USD prize money. The Boardmasters was Britain's first ever pro surf contest when it started in 1983 and it is now a 5* ASP World Qualifying Series surf event. From humble beginnings surfing has become a multi-million pound industry in the UK and its popularity shows no signs of waning. (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)
(2010 Getty Images)

Brazil Celebrates The End Of An Era For The Iconic Kombi

Proud Kombi owners in Brazil – and around the world – are mourning the end of production of the beloved bus, with some van lovers holding an exhibition in Sao Bernado do Campo, Brazil earlier this week to celebrate the unique car culture.

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