For over 70 years the VW Campervan has been the symbol of freedom, adventure and summer road trips, beloved by owners and onlookers alike, the Volkswagen Campervan is free will in vehicle form and for decades it has been the number one choice for van life enthusiasts.
The T25 was the third generation of Transporter, built from 1979 to 2002 it offered the same attractive cool aura with 80s character. With its global fame, numerous variants and conversions were produced to meet the demands and the needs of buyers who wanted as much space and convenience as possible in the moderately small shell of the van. Specialist converters would configure and install versatile, practical interiors that included everything from a bed to a sink and fridge, allowing as much convenience and comfort as possible.
This 1987 Autohomes Karisma is a perfect example of what brilliant and imaginative designs could be achieved in a moderately small space. Equipped with multiple storage areas, a fold-out bed and even a wine rack. This retro VW is a very usable and practical camper that benefits from specialist maintenance since its current ownership in 2014 plus an upgraded interior seat and bed trim.
With an MOT until January 2024 it's ready to hit the road for those summer adventures.
THE HISTORY AND PAPERWORK
Valid V5c present
5 previous owners
Current ownership since 2014
Maintained by specialist South West Classic VWs since 2014
An array of invoices from 2014 are included in PDF format
Work completed includes servicing, mechanical, welding and body repairs
Spacious and comfortable with the ability to stand
Brown vinyl seats & bed in very good condition
Swivel front passenger seat
Beige carpets in good condition
Retrimmed in 2016
Matching door cards
Gas hob and sink
Fridge with small freezer compartment
Manual Fold-out bed
Rear pull-out draw system
Several storage compartments including wine rack
Cool retro camper
80s influenced design
Small signs of age creeping through
Paint blistering and corrosion are visible
Wheels & tyres in good condition
Side Fiamma awning
Rear upper luggage rack
Roof vent and side windows
Rear tailgate door
Bike rack not included in sale
240v Electric hookup point
The underside appears good with protection being applied in some areas over the years
1.9L Watercooled Engine
4- Speed Manual Transmission
MOT until January 2024
Manoeuvred multiple times with reverse being engaged without fault
Reported to be in fine working order but has been used very little recently
Maintained by VW specialist since 2014
Full service and inspection 2019, 2017, 2016 & 2015 with very little mileage completed in between
Brakes inspected and cleaned 2019
New tailpipe 2019
Replacement heater fan motor 2019
With its practical, high roof setup and numerous storage areas, this Autohomes conversion provides a comfortable camping experience without breaking the bank. With everything from a kitchen sink to a wine rack, this camper can be enjoyed for both short weekend breaks or longer expeditions. A little love to some external areas would benefit the van greatly but otherwise, it's ready to hit the roads.
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1987 Volkswagen T25 Autohomes Karisma Campervan
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