1974 Volkswagen Type 2 T2 Camper Van

Highlights

  • Smart classic camper with recent investment 
  • Stylish, summery yellow and cream colour scheme 
  • Practical layout with retrimmed cabin 
  • Good history file showing recent improvements 
  • MOT, tax and ULEZ exempt 

The Appeal 

When Volkswagen launched its innovative Type 2 van, with its spacious cab-forward design, little did its designers know that it would find an endless afterlife as a quirky, stylish and much-loved camper van.
Simple mechanicals, those distinctive looks and a big, practical cabin have made the Type 2 a staple of the classic camper scene. The trick when buying one is to find the right specification and evidence of careful, enthusiast owners. 
This stand-out 1974 T2 certainly ticks those boxes. There is no mistaking its ‘hit the beach’ vibe from its sunny yellow paintwork to the brightly retrimmed cabin. In excellent, very usable condition with a practical layout this is a great opportunity to dive into the classic camper scene and enjoy some memorable family trips.  
 



The History and Paperwork

  • First registered on 3rd May 1974
  • Current owner since 21st October 2010 
  • Colour change recorded on 12th September 2004, original red and white 
  • 2 keys 
  • ULEZ, MOT and tax exempt 
  • Last MOT expired on 17th March 2017 with advisories for brakes and structure 
  • Evidence of structural improvements in September 2019 covering chassis, nearside rear arch and jacking point
  • Fuel tank replaced in 2015 
  • Appears to have been retrimmed in summer 2019 with significant expenditure on parts
 



The Condition

  • Attractive bright yellow paintwork with white highlights for roof 
  • Sits prettily on Fuchs-style chrome alloy wheels with good tyres showing decent tread
  • Bodywork and paintwork present well with only minor signs of age visible 
  • Underside is in similar condition with invoice for welding in 2019 
  • Practical pop-up roof in matching yellow colour scheme and well kept 
  • White bumpers well preserved with no visible damage 
  • Spare wheel cover in matching colour scheme 
  • Well kept interior reflecting 2019 investment in trim and fittings 
  • Interior continues yellow and white theme with trim in virtually as new condition 
  • Well laid out cabin with twin-hob cooker, sink and various power points
  • Front cab well kept with same colour scheme
  • Useful under-dash wicker trays and storage between the seats with cushion 
  • Original cab headlining showing some signs of age
  • Classic-style Caliber modern stereo unit 
  • Buspod stowage unit 
 



The Mechanics 

  • 1,600cc air cooled, flat four Volkswagen engine 
  • 4spd manual gearbox 
  • Twin-exit exhaust system 
  • Good history file showing ongoing investment in mechanicals 




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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1972
  • Make Volkswagen
  • Model Type 2
  • Colour Multicolour
  • Odometer 33,501 Miles
  • Engine size 1600
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Steyning
  • Location Sussex
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
16 bids
  • Al•••• £11,000 26/04/24
  • ru•••• £10,750 26/04/24
  • Al•••• £10,500 26/04/24
  • ru•••• £10,250 26/04/24
  • Al•••• £10,000 26/04/24
  • ru•••• £9,700 26/04/24
  • Al•••• £9,500 26/04/24
  • ru•••• £9,200 26/04/24
  • ol•••• £9,000 25/04/24
  • Cl•••• £5,000 24/04/24
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