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  • Volkswagen Beetle 1300 1974 (M) Ivory

    Description

    DEPOSIT TAKEN - 19/09/2020

    This lovely original UK RHD VW Beetle 1300 - VIN No: 1142042494 was first registered in the UK on 23rd July 1974 and it is finished in the lovely Volkswagen Light Ivory with Black vinyl trim and Black carpets and it has a rebuilt and uprated 1500cc 'unleaded' Engine (replacing its original 1300cc unit), 4 Speed Manual Gearbox and sitting on its original Steel Wheels with Chrome Hub Caps.

    The car was bought for restoration in 2016 by specialist 'Red Castle' Classics in Wales from a family who had owned the car for many years and this extensive restoration included the fitting of 4 new wings, new sill panels, new running boards and a complete bare metal repaint including the whole of underside of the car. The interior was completely re-trimmed using original 'box weave' black vinyl seat covers, new Black carpets, new door cards, new headlining, new windscreen/window rubbers seals, new door seals, new Chrome bumpers including rubbers, new side mouldings, new headlamps, new Exhaust Tail pipes and new chrome hub caps and the colour was changed from its original Orange to the lovely period Volkswagen colour of Ivory White.

    In addition to these works, the Brakes were overhauled with new copper brake lines, new master cylinder and wheel cylinders, new flexi brake hoses and new brake shoes and springs.

    The car has only had 6 previous owners in its 46 year life but unfortunately the family who had owned it prior to the restoration lost all of the original documentation and history file and it had been off the road for approximately 15 years when they sold it, so we are unable to say how many miles the car has covered from new. The current recorded mileage is 66,135, but it has only covered around 3,500 on the reconditioned 1500cc Engine which was fitted for the current owner in 2017.

    It is a superb example of the timeless classic Beetle and is in overall excellent condition throughout and lovely to drive. It will be a good long term investment and one that can be driven and enjoyed.

    Upon sale, the car will receive a new 12 month MOT and pre-sales checkover and service and it will come with our own 6 Month Mechanical Warranty which can be extended and upgraded if required.

    NB: Classic Chrome Ltd make every effort to ensure that the information in this advertisement is accurate and all statements as to provenance and condition are given as opinions only. When describing any car that is more than 20 years old, we sometimes have to rely on the car’s history file and any information provided by the previous owner(s). This information in passed on in good faith and is therefore not purported to be a statement of fact. Any prospective purchaser must satisfy themselves as to the condition and fitness for use of the vehicle. This does not affect your statutory rights.

    Car on display @ our showrooms in South West London.

    Specification

    • Type -

      Saloon

    • Year -

      1974

    • Basic colour -

      Ivory

    • Colour name -

    • Transmission -

      Manual

    • Orientation -

      Right Hand Drive

    • Trim -

      Vinyl

    • Wheels -

      Steel

    £ 11,995


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