This is a left hand drive 1970 model with the wrap around indicator lights. It left the factory in December 1969 and was first registered in the USA on 1st January 1970. The car was registered in Anaheim, California and spent several years there. It was purchased by only its second owner in the early 90s who moved to Colorado. The owner put the car through an extensive cosmetic restoration from 1994-5 which is fully documented. The paint job was high quality and has held up well
The car has only been driven approximately 5000 miles since the restoration and still looks excellent.
All body and undersides are in excellent condition with no rust to floors/sills etc
I found the car in a VW main dealership in Phoenix Arizona where it had been a showroom queen for approx the last 10 years alongside a bus and beetle. There are some great YouTube vids of the car under Scottsdale VW. I imported the vehicle through Rinkens into Felixstowe early 2017. We have just completed a 2500 mile tour of Germany and have had two great summers with the car. It is a very practical tourer and year round daily drive.
Great runner and a joy to drive which really turns heads.
Core details about the car as follows:
-Full MoT to June 2019 (no advisories)
-V5 in my name along with number plate authorisation cert
-NOVA confirmation at import – all taxes paid. Full records of import process available
-1600 engine that was completely rebuilt in 1995 at a cost of $6,562
-US standards emissions kit installed
-Remote spin on oil filter
-Bare metal respray in 1995 and full refurbishment at a cost of $10,531 (full photo record)
-Full paperwork including original US registration document and Arizona Certificate of Title in my name prior to export
-Car is an ex concours winner at local US show
-Interior is in excellent condition
-New whitewall flaps
I’ve presented a range of photos, call me if you want more or a vid. In addition I have a full set of pics from the restoration carried out in the USA.
Viewing is essential and is in Darlington, Co Durham. Pickup from Darlington station is possible. I have a lift in the garage so full underside inspection possible
For valuation, I’ve used Hagerty’s Classic Car Valuation Tool to ensure it is competitively priced
This is a private sale and terms of business are funds fully cleared before release
Contact Paul on 07824443252 for more info
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