1979 Volkswagen T2 Baywindow Campervan


  • Comprehensive history of maintenance records
  • Assessed by an independent garage in May 2024
  • Includes camping accessories and functional pop-top roof
  • Stored under a sturdy cover on a block paving driveway

The Appeal

The Volkswagen Campervan is an iconic symbol of freedom and adventure, cherished by enthusiasts for its timeless design and practicality. Still a common sight amongst free-spirited campers, these austere but beautifully customisable campers are still highly clamoured for. 

This impressive van comes complete with a comprehensive history of maintenance records, and was recently assessed by an independent garage in May 2024 - who have noted its superb condition for its age.

The vibrant red exterior creates a bright contrast with the yellow and grey living space, and the van comes complete with its pop-top roof, camping stove, gas bottle and multiple other accessories - put simply, it's a free-spirited van ready and waiting to return to the road with its lucky new owner.

The History and Paperwork

  • Registered in 1979
  • 6 former registered keepers
  • Purchased in June 2023
  • Current owner is now overseas
  • Extensive paperwork file included in the sale
  • Assessed by an independent garage on 16 May 2024
  • MOT exempt
  • Currently indicates 31,359 miles on a five-figure odometer
  • The vendor believes this is accurate, and it can be tracked through to at least 2006

The Condition

  • Stored on block paving driveway under a sturdy cover (cover included in the sale)
  • Solid, largely corrosion-free body, with the odd bubble or blister
  • Smooth lines and classic two-tone paint job
  • Well-maintained paint with a glossy finish and acceptable wear
  • All windows intact, clear, and free from cracks
  • Window seals in good condition to prevent leaks
  • Pop-top operates smoothly, providing additional headroom and sleeping space
  • Clean and functional driver's area
  • Original dashboard, steering wheel, and instrument panel in good condition
  • Seats upholstered in period-correct fabric with minimal signs of wear
  • Includes curtains, a functional pop-top roof, and an awning for when the van is parked
  • The van comes complete with:
    • Camping stove & gas bottle
    • Wheel chocks
    • GEWISS electricity hook up and 3 pin block, camping awning, camping table, and accessories

The Mechanics

  •  1.6L B4 powerplant
  • Manual transmission with 4 gears
  • Engine bay looks in good order
  • The vendor reports that the camper drives well with no faults to note

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Auction Details
  • Year 1979
  • Make Volkswagen
  • Model Type 2
  • Colour Red
  • Mileage 31,359 Miles
  • Engine size 1600
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Whitchurch
  • County Hampshire
  • Country United Kingdom
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Bidding history
3 Bids
  • Classic•••• £6,500 19/07/24
  • RetroMc•••• £6,000 19/07/24
  • kevin-s•••• £5,000 17/07/24

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