The seller suggests that Hadley Engineering’s VEEP business later became Wil-Mac Product’s SCAMP. It’s the first I’ve run across this, but it could be true. The recessed lights and the circle filler cap on the fuel inlet (this did not have an underseat tank) are consistent with the VEEP.
Up for sale is my authentic Hadley Veep (later known as the Scamp). As you may know the Veep is a 1970s-era kit car that combines an authentic Willys Jeep body with VW Beetle running gear on a custom box-section frame.
This is a complete running car in great mechanical shape. It starts easily, idles smoothly, accelerates and brakes normally and is a thrill to drive.
The all steel body is in good/fair shape. The hood, fenders and body tub are mostly solid. But there is some rotten metal on the bottom of the body tub (see photos). The frame is solid but does have surface rust. The windshield glass was cut a little small so there’s some rubber filler on the right end.
This Veep uses the running gear from a 1971 Beetle and features the following: