1982 VW SCIROCCO GL Early Mk2 Dealer Demonstrator; owned 30 years SOLD

One of the first mark2s & Full Service History
Early cross-over model; Manufactured 1982
VAG Dealer Demonstrator with check-list paperwork
Original Number Plates available issued by VAG Dealer with logos
Karmann styled body on Golf mk1 chassis; fun to drive!
Body shape exceptionally low-drag factor; revolutionary for its time

Enthusiast owned for 30years (Thirty years)
Past Club Member of The Scirocco Register
Full Service History and all receipts in my ownership and
Full VAG Service History up to 85k; stamped Service Schedule Book
Original VAG Document Wallet with Instruction Book & Dealer Book

MOT expiry 12th April 2023
Two minor advisories
Soon to MOT and tax exempt

Mechanical:
123k genuine documented miles
4+E gearbox; 35-38mpg
Runs on unleaded and/ or super-unleaded
JETEX Performance Exhaust System
New exhaust mounting bushes; two are polyurethane
System2 Suspension System; 25mm lowered and uprated springs
JR Performance Air Filter Element
Goodridge Braided Stainless Steel Brake Hoses

Bodywork:
Excellent sound bodywork and solid floorpan with original coating
Paintwork on bonnet, roof and tailgate believed to be original
New Genuine VAG N/ S/ Front wing professionally painted and fitted
Newly fabricated N/ S/ Rear wheel-arch by professional
New paintwork to nearside and front/ rear valances
Fuel tank out and flushed; newly fabricated filler pipe, new link hose to tank
Tinted glass sunroof; tiltable/ removable panel; front wind-deflector

Electrical:
Excellent original condition and working order
Thatcham Cat2 Immobiliser, installation certificate, two electronic keys
Period Blaupunkt London Radio Cassette Player
Pioneer Speaker Upgrade; 4x direct replacements for original cones
Uprated specialist wiring loom available for headlights (main beam)
Xenon headlamp bulbs fitted
Xenon fog light bulbs available
Very good quality battery

Wheels:
Original GL alloy wheels 5x13" just refurbished with good tyres
(The Mk3 Golf steel wheels shown in some photos are not included in the sale)
Set of locking wheel bolts with bolt key

Points to Note:
Automatic choke needs attention (common fault on these):
Winter starting needs coaxing of revs up to 4k rpm to clear the issue before setting off then it's fine. Some opt for a manual-choke conversion

Carburettor fine but would benefit from a rebuild in future; new gasket set included in sale.

New vacuum hoses fitted but fuel econometer not working

'E' (fifth) gear not working (common fault on these); it has only just stopped working! I was quoted £1200 including guarantee for a gearbox refurbishment by a specialist company; A1 Gearboxes Biggleswade, Bedfordshire.
The gearbox oil has always been changed at specified intervals and all the other four gears and reverse are still working fine.

Sun fading and light fraying of fabric on top edge of rear seat back
Sun cracked dashboard; (common fault on these)
Sun faded top edges on front door cards
Small patch of worn fabric on offside of driver's seat bolster
Good used set of front seats as covers in same original fabric available

There is a slight seepage of water on the glass sunroof; this is very minor and happens if the car isn't parked level and the water ponds in the corner of the glass. Sealant or new seals would fix the issue

There is a slight seepage of water around the N/ S/ Rear light cluster which allows ingress into the boot. This only happens when it's been hammering with rain but the light cluster needs taking out and resealing with non-setting compound

New paintwork on new near-side front wing doesn't quite match
There is a small dent on the roof the size of a 10p piece
There are minor blemishes and dings (only minor)

The under-bonnet insulation foam has deteriorated with age.
A new set of self-adhesive under-bonnet foam is supplied

The cassette player part of the stereo has decided to stop working

Other than that it has never failed to start in my 30 years of ownership and it is a model that is renowned for reliability and build quality. It is easy to park and has a deep spacious boot that can fit most things. Overall an excellent practical classic that is engaging and communicative to drive!

I've lost count of the people who've come up to me and said; 'I used to have one of these...' and the positive reflections that followed about their Scirocco ownership. Some of them showed remorse for getting rid of theirs...

Drive something different, drive something unique!

P. S. I'm only selling because I am relocating to a country where the steering wheel is on the opposite side otherwise I would have kept it.

Included in the sale:
Original set of alloy wheels with good tyres
Some parts including spare headlamps
Original tool roll with original jack, wheel-brace and screwdriver
One key operates all locks including fuel filler cap
Specialist performance air filter cleaning kit with re-oiling spray

An engaging driving experience with a great sound!

All enquiries welcome

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