Affectionately known as “splitties”, these VW campers inspire particular affection among enthusiasts.

The iconic splitscreen designs have a timeless appeal that, for many owners, sums up everything that’s great about VW camper van in one model. These early generation VW camper vans were devised during the 1950s and 1960s. Don’t expect to be able to travel at speed, but plenty of people have toured Europe happily in splitties. Many run on 6 volt electrics, which are not generally up to present-day standards. Only the final year of production offered 12 volt electrics. If the van you want is likely to need parts, check these will be available before you buy.

Here are some of the latest VW camper splitscreeen models available for sale on eBay.

Buying a Split Screen Camper on eBay

When you bid for Split Screen VW camper vans on EBay, there are various ways of making sure the experience is a positive one. Follow these basic common sense guidelines and increase your chances of getting a vehicle you’ll love at the best possible price:

  • Always check vendor feedback before making a bid
  • Read the description with care. Be sure you understand if the van needs major repairs and maintenance
  • Ask the vendor if you are unsure about anything
  • Ask about delivery arrangements – you will probably need to be prepared to go and collect