Gearhead News

February 22, 2021
Bruce Meyers, creator of the original dune buggy, dies at 94

Bruce Meyers, who turned a simple hand-laid fiberglass body melded to a shortened Volkswagen chassis into a worldwide sensation known as the dune buggy, has died at the age of 94. The cause of death was myelodysplasia, a blood disease similar to leukemia. Meyers was the creator of the original Meyers Manx, named Big Red, which he built and rolled… [#item_URL]