Category Archives: In Recent News…

These articles describe what of-note has taken place recently in the Vanagon community. We look forward to hearing from all, and hope this is a great way for everyone who loves, owns, or struggles with a Vanagon to get to know one another!

As Seen in Hot VW Magazine!

Burley Motorsports in Hot VW Magazine

Well-known for building the toughest 4-wheel drive Vanagon Syncros, and perhaps remembered for his desert-racing championships, Burl Beveridge (yes, that is his real name) is now building a name in the Volkswagen Baja Bug circles. Known as “Burley,” his story starts in Santa Barbara, CA, where he spent most of his time in his family’ […]

Dissecting the Anatomy of the BMS SEMA Syncro

BMS SEMA Syncro Build Movie Clip

This constructive video breaks down every online-available part that we put on our Syncro for the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.  Recognized as the world’s premier builders’ car show, it was an honor for us to represent Radflo Suspension Technology for the third year in a row.   While the first video we […]

Burley Motorsports VW Syncro Build for SEMA Show 2019

Syncro Build for SEMA Show 2019

Burley Motorsports built the most radical Off-Road Tin-Top Syncro for the 2019 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV.  Watch as the build takes place in high-definition, transforming this old VW Syncro from top to bottom.  A very special “Thank you” to:  Radflo Suspension Technology for their sponsorship in the SEMA Show 2019.  In addition, a […]

Burley Motorsports Hits A Home Run at Bugorama

Burley was happy to win "Coolest Off Road VW" at Bug-O-Rama 2018!

“Since its inception in 1978 the Bugorama has been going strong twice a year. The Bugorama is America’s longest running VW event and is world famous in the VW community. The event is held on Sunday of Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. Sacramento Raceway Park in Sacramento California has been the long running home […]

Burning Van – 2018 …for the love of Vanagons

Hippie Love at Burning Van

Burning Van – 2018  …for the love of Vanagons A peaceful Sunday afternoon, and it is apparent that the hippie culture is still alive and thriving in San Francisco!  With well over 100 vans attending Burning Van this year, the Vanagon social held at Ocean Beach on the waters of the San Francisco Bay was […]

Burley Motorsports Does Las Vegas! SEMA Show 2017

Burley's Class 5 Pre-Runner

Hosted from October 31 – November 3, 2017,  the SEMA Show was a huge success this year for Burley Motorsports!  While we are especially fond of the Street-Legal Class 5 Baja Pre-Runner that we built for Radflo Suspension Techonolgy , we had a great time looking at all the vehicles that are on display at […]

This Vanagon is HOT! (Team Polizei at 24 Hours of LEMONS)

Burley Racing at Sonoma Speedway, Sears Point

Team Polizei Comes in 10th Place Overall at Sonoma Raceway, March 23, 2017! Not bad for four guys in a Vanagon!  Eric, Burley, Seth and Drew make up the cast of characters who call themselves Team Polizei and who race in the “24 Hours of LEMONS” circuit.   The Vanagon makes quite a spectacle out on […]

Syncro Bo – A Burley Motorsports Star is Born (Prt. 1)

Syncro Bo

Burley Motorsports is very proud of Syncro Bo, the first build to travel across the world.  A 7.7K pound beast, Syncro Bo was meant to haul filmmaking equipment and a multitude of heavy accessories through the deserts of Africa on charity missions for “Filmmaker for a Cause”.     And this baby is STILL in commission!