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1968-1979 VOLKSWAGEN Camper (Bay) specifications

1968-1979 VOLKSWAGEN Camper (Bay) specifications Classic and Performance Car

In 1968, the second generation of Type 2 thoroughly (and, some might say, belatedly) modernised the looks, with a single piece windscreen, thus earning the model the nickname of the ‘Bay Window.’ Although with less character to their styling, these VWs were easier to drive with improved suspension and larger engines; at introduction there was a 1584cc unit with a 1679cc one from 1971, when disc brakes also appeared. By the time European assembly came to an end in 1978, the Camper sported a 1970cc engine. Endowed with 70bhp, it was almost fast...

Production

  • Price (excellent)
    £8,750
  • Price (good):
    £7,000
  • Price (average):
    £3,500
  • Price (project):
    £1,500

Performance

  • Top speed:
    75.0mph
  • Power:
    70.0bhp
  • Torque:
    90.0lb/ft

Engine

  • Configuration:
    Flat 4
  • Aspiration:
    Normal
  • Fuel:
    Petrol
  • Fuel delivery:
    carburettor

Chassis

  • Suspension Front:
    Independent, torsion bar, trailing link
  • Suspension Rear:
    Independent, swing axle, torsion bar
  • Drivetrain:
    Rear-Engine RWD
  • Steering:
    N/A
  • Bodyframe:
    chassis and seperate body
  • Transmission:
    Four-speed manual

Dimensions

  • Weight:
    1105kgs

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