Sparks, Nevada: Spider Bug: VW Beetle Mega-Insect

A six-legged terror with the body of an old-style VW bug. Disappeared in Oct. 2009, reappeared Feb. 2015, returned to its rooftop perch April 2015.

Scudders VW Performance Specialists

Address:
630 Victorian Ave., Sparks, NV
Directions:
Scudders VW Performance Specialists. I-80 exit 18. Turn north onto Pyramid Way, then make an immediate right onto B St./Victorian Ave. One block east, on the roof.
Phone:
775-355-7440
Admission:
Free
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VW bug.

Spider Bug: VW Beetle Mega-Insect

The VW bug is next to the In-N-Out Burger.

[7mary4, 08/24/2015]

The bug car sculpture sits atop a small VW specialty repair shop, its new home since it disappeared in Reno in 2009 and reappeared in Sparks earlier this year....

VW Spider sculpture.

VW Beetle Spider

You've already listed this one but here's a picture of the Volkswagen bug spider sculpture on the homeless shelter.

[Joe Boulter, 04/12/2007]
VW Beetle Spider - Homeless Shelter Mascot?

Another one of the VW Beetle Spiders (created by the same artist as the one you have listed in Carson City, NV) is located near downtown Reno, NV. Of all places, on the roof of an old fire station that is currently in use as a homeless shelter!

[John Braun, 02/26/2005]

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