1969 Volkswagen Beetle 1500

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  • Recent body-off restoration and respray 
  • Lightly modified with popular aesthetics 
  • Extensive tasteful improvements by vendor 
  • Recent service and oil change
  • Smart and very well kept car 

The Appeal 

What Volkswagen started, an army of creative owners complete thanks to a thriving supplier scene. That is the joy of classic Beetle motoring. 
This tasteful ‘69 leans firmly into that vibe with its array of neat enhancements across the exterior and interior. The result is a very stylish and purposeful car - and one that is in very good condition. 
It was restored around four years ago and is now finished in Khaki Green with a black leather, Porsche-inspired interior. The vendor, who bought the car two years ago, has undertaken significant further work that has improved the finish and mechanicals. 
It arrives with the buyer in very good order, an individual and very appealing example of these much-loved practical classics. 

The History and Paperwork

  • First UK registered on 21st November 1969 
  • 12 registered keepers
  • Vendor acquired the car on 13th November 2021
  • We are told the car had a body-off restoration four years ago 
  • Previously blue with a colour change recorded on 17th October 2023
  • History dating from vendor’s purchase with record of work done 
  • Garage stored by vendor 
  • He has only covered 200 miles since buying it 
  • Recent engine service and oil change 
  • MOT, tax and ULEZ exempt 
  • Last MOT expired on 19th April 2019 at 32,099 miles with no advisories 
Notable recent maintenance by vendor since purchase: 
  • New interior carpet 
  • New carpet under hood
  • New set of door cards and rear cards
  • New classic wood-rimmed steering wheel
  • Classic leather Porsche front seats - height adjustable with embossed headrests
  • Working sunroof
  • New window winders
  • New front beam
  • New track rod ends
  • New front disc and caliper conversion kit
  • New lowered drop spindles
  • New rear adjustable spring plates
  • New all round Spax adjustable shock absorbers
  • New wing mirrors
  • New heater boxes
  • New locking door handles
  • New genuine hub caps from Germany
  • New Michelin tyres
  • New battery
  • New exhaust
  • New seatbelts front and rear
  • New Euro headlights with additional set of clear standard headlights 
  • Electric fuel pump fitted
  • New running boards
  • Dual carbs engine code H

The Condition

  • Body off restoration four years ago 
  • Resprayed in popular Khaki Green with matching steel wheels 
  • Bodywork in very good order with clean panel lines and no visible corrosion 
  • Paintwork in similar order with only small mark on roof to note 
  • Lowered and sitting on recently sourced domed chromed wheels 
  • Chromework generally in good order, just light tarnish to rear bumper to note 
  • Neatly detailed car including sunroof and roof rack 
  • Well finished interior with Porsche front seats and black rear bench 
  • Recently fitted wood-rimmed steering wheel with column extension 
  • We are told there is no headlining on the sunroof panel inside 
  • Passenger door quarterlight window lock is broken 
  • Passenger seat electric switch broken but still works 

The Mechanics 

  • 1,500cc single port air cooled ‘H’ code Volkswagen engine 
  • Running on twin carburettors 
  • 4spd manual gearbox 
  • Non-standard electric fuel pump fitted
  • Clean engine bay with chromed features
  • Recent service and oil change
  • Extensive mechanical improvements in last two years detailed above 
  • Has covered less than 200 miles since all the mechanical improvements were made 
This sale is subject to the Car & Classic Terms and Conditions. By bidding and/or making an offer, you also agree to the following: 
If the seller is registered as a private seller, consumer rights stemming from EU consumer protection law do not apply. Car & Classic’s return policy applies. 
A non-refundable deposit will be payable if you are the winning bidder at auction or if your offer is accepted, refer to FAQs and T&Cs for details. 
This vehicle is “Sold As Seen”, on an “As Is, Where Is’ basis and without warranty. A full inspection of the vehicle prior to purchase and bidding is highly recommended. Photos and descriptions are for guidance purposes only. 
✓ VAT is included in the buyer's deposit. VAT may or may not be included in the final bid or offer price, as specified in the listing. 
UK-registered cars and motorbikes on Car & Classic are run through an online HPI check, to verify that they show no insurance database markers for damage or theft, and have no finance owing. 
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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1969
  • Make Volkswagen
  • Model Beetle
  • Colour Green
  • Odometer 36,637 Miles
  • Engine size 1500
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Edinburgh
  • Location Scotland
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
18 bids
  • wb•••• £10,000 05/03/24
  • gr•••• £9,750 05/03/24
  • ni•••• £9,500 05/03/24
  • ll•••• £9,300 05/03/24
  • gr•••• £8,600 05/03/24
  • ni•••• £8,500 05/03/24
  • ll•••• £8,300 05/03/24
  • gr•••• £7,600 05/03/24
  • ll•••• £7,500 05/03/24
  • Du•••• £6,100 04/03/24
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