The 'People's Car' - the Volkswagen Beetle 1300cc is the definition of a classic - a pop culture icon that's proven versatile, reliable and near-unbeatable for sheer social impact. Born from a dark time in Germany's history, the Beetle has become one of the world's best-loved cars.
This particular example has been well cared for, with recent underseal treatment to the solid bodywork and a comprehensive service in June 2023. With a pleasant red livery and much of the car's original; character intact, this newly-serviced classic is bound to become a beloved part of any enthusiast's fleet.
History and Paperwork
Built in 1973
Originally painted white - repainted to current livery in 2000
The DVLA records 8 previous keepers
In current ownership since December 2022
Serviced in June 2023
Solid bodywork with recent underseal treatment
No signs of any dents or dings
Red paintwork is still bright with minimal signs of wear
Equipped with wide 5 wheels with plenty of tread left on the tyres (around 6.5mm all round)
Carrying 'Moon' caps which really suit the car's character
New window seals
Cabin in good order with minimum signs of wear
Seats carry light sagging, but no rips or tears
Dashboard in good order
All features are in working order, including heaters, windscreen wash/wipers
1300cc H4 engine
4-speed manual transmission
Brand new Car Tune taper exhaust tips
New heat exchangers
Recent service in June 2023 included:
New spark plugs and plug leads
Oil filter cleaning
Transaxle oil change
New air filter
New fuel line, filter and eve resto fuel filter mount fitted on the box
Car has always been kept in the garage, according to the vendor
We understand this to be a very reliable car
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1973 Volkswagen Beetle 1300cc
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