Been practicing welding and daydreaming of what I want my bug to look like. Here's what I Photoshopped up.
Here's a bug that I kinda got the idea from.
I'm hoping to make the trim, bumpers, running boards, and possibly the dash out of carbon fiber to reduce weight. I've been looking into mold making and carbon fiber fabrication. Here's a link to a tread on how to make carbon fiber parts from the stock one.