• Fully restored T1 
  • Rare ‘double door’ eight seat bus 
  • Attractive two-tone colour scheme 
  • New engine recently fitted
  • ASI certified 

The Appeal 

With its clever ‘cab over’ design and rugged mechanicals, the Type 2 did for camping and commerce what the Beetle did for families. Many have been converted into campers so it is pleasing to find one like this, an original eight seater bus.
It was extensively restored by the previous owner. As a result it is in very good condition, sporting a factory-correct two-tone colour scheme and matching interior. The vendor recently acquired it and has fitted a new engine and battery. 
As stylish as these pretty vans can be, this great bus is very tempting. 

The History and Paperwork

  • 1964 T1c eight seater bus
  • ASI certification 
  • Restored by previous owner who ran a classic car workshop 
  • This was done in his workshop so there are regrettably no invoices
  • Acquired by the seller in January 2024
  • Since January it has been fitted with a new engine and battery 
  • No valid Revisione 
  • 15,000miles reported mileage 

The Condition

  • Restored bodywork in very good order with clean, straight panels
  • Two tone cream and burgundy paintwork finished to high standard
  • We are told this is the original factory colour scheme 
  • Practical and desirable ‘double door’ model 
  • Sits on whitewalls with white domed hub caps 
  • Good glassworks, lights and chrome 
  • Sliding windows and large rear door of later T1c model 
  • Factory eight seat bus interior with three rows of seats 
  • Retrimmed two-tone interior with red leatherette seats with red piping 
  • Cabin panels and carpets also retrimmed 

The Mechanics 

  • 1,192cc 4L air cooled engine 
  • Rebuilt engine recently fitted in January by vendor 
  • 4spd manual gearbox 
  • New battery 
  • No reported running or mechanical issues 

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This vehicle is “Sold As Seen”, on an “As Is Where Is’ basis and without warranty. Photos and descriptions are solely for guidance purposes and it's customary to carry out a full inspection of the vehicle prior to purchase for your own peace of mind. 
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1964
  • Make Volkswagen
  • Model Type 2
  • Colour Multicolour
  • Odometer 33,372 Kilometres
  • Engine size 1192
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Orvieto
  • Country Italy
Bidding history
3 bids
  • ward.go•••• €14,000 20/06/24
  • steyr55•••• €11,000 20/06/24
  • Danilot•••• €10,000 19/06/24

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