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Highlights

  • Restoration completed in 2023
  • New VW specialist leather upholstery with detailed stitching
  • New classic retro radio with Bluetooth and USB
  • New BBS alloys shod with new tyres
  • New alternator, radiator, water tank, spark plugs and leads installed

The Appeal

The VW Golf Mk1 is a recognised icon in the automotive world. This 1990 Cabrio been restored and upgraded, making it a standout vehicle for enthusiasts or collectors. The dark red exterior and brown leather interior present a classic yet stylish look, while the manual transmission and legendarily perky 1800 cc engine ensure an engaging driving experience.

The restoration, completed in 2023, has revitalised this classic, with a new paint job, roof, leather seats, and BBS alloys with tyres. The car also features a new classic retro radio with Bluetooth and USB, adding a touch of modern convenience to the vintage charm. Mechanically, the car appears in smart condition, with a new alternator, radiator, water tank, plugs, and leads installed.



History and Paperwork

  • Advisory-free MOT until July 2024
  • Registered in 1990 - (Mk1 Cabrio production long-outlived 'tin-topped' models)
  • The previous registered keeper retained all the original paperwork
  • Was a project that was stored for several years before being sold
  • Picked up from the Isle of Wight, UK
  • Restoration completed in 2023
  • Total cost of restoration and purchase was approximately £20,000



The Condition

  • New paintwork, finished to a high standard in 2023 by a reputable company
  • Underneath all appears free from notable defects and has been inspected for corrosion
  • New VW specialist leather upholstery with detailed stitching
  • Slight bubble around the windscreen frame
  • New roof
  • New BBS alloys with new tyres
  • New classic retro radio with Bluetooth and USB installed
  • Colour-matched new door cards, leather seats and seat belts
  • No notable wear to the upholstery as much of the interior is new



The Mechanics

  • 1.8-litre four-cylinder petrol engine
  • Five-speed manual gearbox
  • Mechanically, all appears in fine fettle
  • New alternator, radiator, water tank, plugs, and leads installed
  • We're informed that the engine runs as expected, with no apparent faults
  • As a GTI model, it is eager to go and reportedly a joy to drive



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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1990
  • Make Volkswagen
  • Model A40
  • Colour Dark red
  • Odometer 148,672 Miles
  • Engine size 1781
Listing Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Hamble-le-Rice
  • Location Hampshire
  • Country United Kingdom

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