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Savannah Beige | Sedan | 4 Speed Manual | 1300cc 4 Cylinder | 22,628 miles showing | AU$64,995
Automobiles of the 1940s and 50s around the globe were huge and trimmed to the teeth in chrome. Whilst most looked like spaceships and were stunning to look at, they cost a small fortune to own and maintain. Enter the Volkswagen Beetle; basic, yet it still managed to fit the family as well as its powerplant was a simple and in-expensive, robust small capacity air-cooled flat-four.
An instant automotive icon; the elementary choice for families, famously chosen by hippies circum-navigating the globe spreading love and featured in pictures such as the 1968 film “Herbie: The Love Bug”.
Offered here is this faithfully restored and maintained Australian delivered 1967 VW 1300 Deluxe Beetle in its original Savannah Beige over Red Basketweave vinyl trim. Its original engine remains and is mechanically sound, its body is in incredible condition.
This fantastic little Beetle was built here in Australia in the Melbourne suburb of Clayton and has the fresh and original feeling inside is as though the car rolled off the showroom floor yesterday, something that never loses its novelty. withstanding the tests of time, the exterior presents beautifully, straight lines all around, the paint is unblemished and carries a clear finish.
The red basketweave interior trim is immaculate as well plush carpets and colour matched ivory dashboard, along with its centrally mounted speedometer all present in fantastic condition throughout.
The combination of simple and bulletproof engineering, coupled with equally simple maintenance, a drive that never fails to put a smile on your face and character that always makes you do a double take. Accompanied with its original jack and spare wheel, key, service booklet service documents and registration certificates, this little Beetle will satisfy even the discerning collector. With fewer of these superb examples appearing on the market today, don’t miss an opportunity to acquire a piece of Volkswagen history as well as an automotive icon.