Megan Ashton built Porsche from wrecked Volkswagen Beetle for her wedding day

A bride”s welded bliss: How she built Porsche from wrecked VW for her big day

12:39 PM on 15th September 2011

Happy memories: Megan Ashton with her dad Viv as she arrives in her self-built Porsche replica on her wedding day at the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy Memorial Chapel and then (below) leaving with her new husband Rob

Happy memories: Megan Ashton with her dad Viv as she arrives in her self-built Porsche replica on her wedding day at the Sandhurst Royal Military Academy Memorial Chapel and then (below) leaving with her new husband Rob

Megan Ashton is helped into her self-built Porsche replica by her new husband Rob

Car nut: Megan transformed her 200 VW Beetle into a 25,000 Porsche replica

Car nut: Megan transformed her 200 VW Beetle into a 25,000 Porsche replica

Clapped out: Megan pictured inside the 200 VW Beetle which appeared to be beyond repair with missing doors, bonnet, windows and disintegrating interiors

Clapped out: Megan pictured inside the 200 VW Beetle which appeared to be beyond repair with missing doors, bonnet, windows and disintegrating interiors

Hard graft: It took Megan six years to transform her car, but she finished it just in time for her wedding Happy couple: Megan and Rob

Hard graft: It took Megan six years to transform her car, but she finished it just in time for her wedding to husband Rob (right)

On show: Megan is helped into her self-built Porsche by her new husband Rob

On show: Megan is helped into her self-built Porsche by her new husband Rob