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Volkswagen 1200 Beetle
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  • Volkswagen 1200 Beetle

    £6,995 £6,995

    FOR SALE A charming UK VW Beetle 1200 with a huge history file and 61,328 miles. EQUIPMENT Chrome window trim, chrome bumpers, quarter lights, VW bonnet emblem, chrome headlamp rings, bright belt line, ashtray with gear pattern diagram, internal bonnet and fuel filler release, chrome door handles, running boards, hazard lights, interior light, headlight flasher, fresh air vents, sill vents, glove box, twin sunvisors. Dealer options; Seatbelts. EXTERIOR The unmodified and original nature of this delightful UK RHD Beetle 1200 remains a huge testament to the cherished ownership this example has enjoyed. Finished in Volkswagen Marina Blue, (Marinablau - code L54D), the gleaming paintwork boasts a bright pure shine and is guaranteed to please onlookers. Faint blemishes are detectable upon scrutiny and minor remedial cosmetic work has been carried out to uphold the very pretty finish. The vehicle is structurally excellent and the panels are straight and free from corrosion or damage. All chrome bumpers and trim pieces are beautifully bright with the exception of light pitting to the quarter light surrounds. Having avoided the common modification trend, this wonderful matching numbers example remains exactly how Volkswagen intended and represents all that is special about this true motoring icon. INTERIOR The original and unrestored Alabaster Leatherette upholstery and matching door cards remain in excellent order with only a light marking visible on the rear bench. The factory fitted thin two spoke steering wheel along with all switchgear and controls are in superb order and all functions operate perfectly. The headlining is fully intact, tight and free from the common discolouration. Original features such as the dashboard ashtray with gear shift diagram and tyre pressure chart on the glovebox lid are a delight to see. The tidy front luggage area houses the spare wheel sited in a solid and clean front compartment with factory chassis plate still in place. The chassis stamp is also clearly visible underneath the rear bench seat and denotes a build date of August 1970. The correct washer bottle fed off the spare tyre pressure remains fitted and complete but an electric washer upgrade has been carried out. A humble yet functional classic interior, hugely reminiscent of a more modest motoring era. ENGINE & TRANSMISSION The original air-cooled rear mounted engine affirms the cars matching number credentials with the engine number prefix ‘D0’ correct for the year and model and matching the V5 document. The spotlessly clean engine bay with an emphasis on originality and meticulous maintenance is clearly evident. A power output of 34bhp and 65ib.ft of torque from its 1192cc displacement delivers performance at a relaxed pace, whilst the unmistakable VW Beetle engine note is delightfully pronounced. The fully synchronized 4-speed gearbox is positive, light and smooth. WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES The original pressed steel wheels with as new stainless steel hubcaps are pristine and are shod in matching Toyo 155 R15 tyres, new in 2014, with excellent tread remaining. Dual circuit drum brakes front and rear operate freely, offering modest stopping power when compared to modern vehicles, exactly as they were made! HISTORY FILE This German built 1971 model year example was manufactured in August 1970 and registered new on 5th November 1970. The supplying Volkswagen Main Dealer, Weir Lodge Garage of Surrey, along with other main dealers serviced the car extensively in the early years with 12 VW stamped entries in the original VW Service Record. An order form from VW Dealers Colborne Garages Ltd dated February 1973 and made out to second owner Mr Geoffrey Clark outlines a purchase price of £720, less £150 for his Morris 1100 Traveller taken in part exchange! Furthermore, a colossal history folder contains a huge collection of receipts and invoices for service and maintenance throughout the vehicles entire lifetime. The dealer supplied instruction manual and operating handbooks have been kept along with the original VW Diagnosis Punch Card Booklet. Evidence of enthusiast ownership extends even to the factory paint code sticker removed and preserved inside the Service Record cover! A delightfully genuine example, one which offers a real testament to the devoted ownership and careful upkeep bestowed upon the car. MOT July 2017, HPI Clear. To see a video of this car please click on the link below: https://youtu.be/177AnT6XmT4 To see a complete set of photographs of this car please click on the link below: https://www.flickr.com/gp/kgfclassiccars/25Z4t5 'Like us' or 'Follow us' for exciting new cars coming soon at KGF Classic Cars: https://www.facebook.com/KGFClassiccars https://twitter.com/KGFClassicCars

    • Year: 1970
    • Mileage: 61328 mi
    • Engine size: 1.2
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  • Volkswagen 1200 Beetle

    £6,995 £6,995

    *SIMILAR CLASSIC CARS ALWAYS REQUIRED* SOLD Thinking of selling? Our proven commission sale or SOR (Sale or Return) program is a great way to utilise and access our professional services and facilities while still maximising the return from your vehicle with minimal hassle, stress and time, If you’d like to take advantage of this then please get in touch for further information. Alternatively If you’d like to move your vehicle on quickly and efficiently with minimal delay then we can make an offer on an outright purchase basis with payment and collection arranged soon after. A beautiful Volkswagen Beetle Cal Look ready for the show scene. EQUIPMENT Chrome window trim, opening quarter lights, chrome bumpers, bezel vents, chrome driver’s door mirror, chrome waist strip, chrome bonnet line, VW bonnet emblem, running boards, horn bar with Wolfsburg crest, interior light, assist straps, ashtray, headlight flasher, glove box, door pockets, twin sun visors, grab handle. Optional extras; Seat belts, push button radio. EXTERIOR This wonderful Beetle catches the attention immediately with its irresistible charm and huge fashionista following. Finished in Volkswagen Gulf Blue (code L390), the paintwork boasts a pleasing uniform finish and all panels have a deep shine. Minor paintwork imperfections are detectable to the sharp eye but certainly do not spoil the cars appeal. Structurally excellent, this Beetle has been preserved and is ready for summer outings and shows. The chrome sections are fully intact but show minor pitting. Correct features identified for a ’61 model year example include the older style push button door handles, narrow light housing above the rear number plate, red turn signals to the rear lamps and slant headlamps. The epitome of cool retro and ready for much beach front admiration! INTERIOR The Ivory leatherette upholstery to the original seats is spotlessly clean and the common trend for major interior modification has been thankfully avoided. The material to the driver’s seat base has stretched slightly, and fitments such as the grab handle and original steering wheel with horn bar and Wolfsburg crest shows an aged related marks. The door cards and headlining are excellent. All interior catches and controls are correct and operate well, although the original and optional push button radio is not connected. A minor suggestion of slight 61/62 model year crossover is suggested with the fitment of a mechanical fuel gauge, an upgrade introduced for the ’62 model year. A genuine unmolested interior, everything that made this car a true motoring icon. ENGINE & TRANSMISSION The air-cooled rear mounted engine with correct electric automatic choke is housed in a clean engine bay with some trim enhancements for extra bling. The engine number prefix AD denotes a 1600cc unit with the addition of twin Empi 40 HPMX carburettors and Bugpack breather box, whilst the unmistakable VW Beetle engine note is emphasised with a sensible exhaust upgrade. The 4-speed gearbox synchronized on all forward gears operates perfectly offering light and precise progression throughout the range. WHEELS, TYRES & BRAKES A set of Empi Speedwell BRM wheels have been fitted and remain in virtually perfect condition. Quality branded tyres of size 135 R15 and 165 SR15 front and rear respectively have plenty of tread remaining. The original spare wheel is housed in a structurally solid under bonnet wheel well. A professionally lowered suspension set up along with the upgrade wheels create the ultimate California ‘Cal Look’. The hydraulic circuit braking system offers modest stopping power with firm pedal action a necessity, exactly as they were made! HISTORY FILE This 1962 registered Beetle was built in July 1961 in Germany and arrived in the UK in 2008 after a long period in Sweden. The history file contains the original Volkswagen handbook and some previous MOT certificates since its arrival in the UK along with a service invoice with only around 100 miles covered since. There is substandial documentation from the vehicles period in Sweden in the form of the Swedish MOT equilvalent, the Besiktningsresultat or ‘Inspection Results’ with several certificates dating back to the late 1980’s. Representing a mechanically superb and very well cared for example, this Beetle is wanting for nothing and is absolutely ready for the hugely popular classic VW scene. A joy to drive and look at, and perfect for those young or young at heart! Tax exempt, HPI Clear. To see a video of this car please click on the link below: https://youtu.be/aFRCThCcr9M To see a complete set of photographs of this car please click on the link below: https://flic.kr/s/aHskzCWKET 'Like us' or 'Follow us' for exciting new cars coming soon at KGF Classic Cars: https://www.facebook.com/KGFClassiccars https://twitter.com/KGFClassicCars

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