Classic Cars for Sale on Car and Classic UK.

CAMPER VANS



Patina - ccts5012 Login
Website Contact Links
PatinaPatina
6 Station Yard Steventon Abingdon Oxfordshire
OX13 6RX
tel: 01865680709     
LIVE adverts (0)

1989 VW T25 Campervan Autosleeper - 56000 miles - on The Market SOLD

Sold by Patina
With just one previous fastidious owner from new, this incredible T25 Transporter with an Autosleeper campervan conversion is only being offered for sale after his sad passing. The garage that looked after it for him has agreed to sell it, so they are well placed to be able to advise potential bidders on its history and condition; they would also welcome any inspection in person as they are confident you won?t be disappointed when you see it in the metal.

In an incredibly original and well-preserved condition, the campervan has covered well under 60,000 miles. It has clearly been a much-loved and treasured member of the family, as the condition, both inside and out, is nothing short of stunning; you'd have no difficulty in believing us if we were to tell you that it is three years old, rather than 30.

Finished in white with contrasting red stripes, the bodywork is way, way better than you?d imagine; Volkswagen Transporters of this era are renowned for many things but rust-resistance isn't one of them. So, it's great to be able to tell you that the dreaded tin-worm hasn't made much of an appearance here at all. In fact, the only mention of corrosion on the online MOT history is surface rust on the exhaust back in 2011!

The panel gaps are good too, being tight and, more importantly, even which is a good indicator that there are no accidents or other major damage in its past.

Being completely honest, there are a handful of touched-in chips on the front, but also being honest, the seller states that there are no scratches or car-park dinks he has seen, the bodywork really could be five years old rather than thirty. Even the door shuts are as clean today as they were when it rolled off the production line. It really is in quite a remarkable condition.

Even most of the exterior plastic and rubber trim is still a deep black in colour rather than the more usual mottled mid-grey. In fact, the only flaws that stand out were caused by an excess of elbow grease when the previous owner was washing and polishing it; the transfers along the side are a little faded in places due to this, as are some of the corners. But are they really flaws? We'd argue that they aren't; they are a lovingly acquired patina acquired as a result of love rather than neglect, and we wish every vehicle we'd ever owned had been as cherished and cared for as this has been. Paint that's a little thin in places seems to us to be a small price to pay for such devotion.

The underside of the vehicle is equally clean. There's no evidence of any welding, dents or other variations from its original finish - nor are there great gobs of underseal, we can delightfully see just white paintwork with a hint of yellow Waxoyl (or similar). It really does look as good under there as the MOT history suggests it should be.

The steel wheels wear their OE Volkswagen plastic wheel-trims with pride (this is a vehicle from the 1990s, after all!) and are shod with matching tyres, further proof that the original owner was a prudent and cautious man that looked after his vehicles properly.

If we are being ultra-picky, then the number plates could do with being replaced. If you are so inclined, a detailing of the exterior plastics would return them to a consistent colour; for example, the two exterior mirrors are various shades of grey. (Sadly, we are referring to their colour rather than their sexual proclivities. What they are, nobody knows.)

There is an exterior chrome ladder plus the usual exterior water tank filling point.?much more text on our website.

For more text go to - details above. The price here is an estimate. Please click on the link above, or visit our website themarket.co.uk for the complete description plus at least 100 photos / video fully illustrating the car and its service history. All bidding occurs through our website, and our website listing is the best place to ask questions directly to the seller.

The vehicle can be viewed in Maidstone, Kent.

We are running online classic auctions continuously, please sign up on our website to receive a weekly auction-listing email update.

Price £13250 As stated
Ad Type For Sale
Category Camper Vans
Make Volkswagen
  Volkswagen
Model Caravelle
Year 1989
Mileage 56,500 miles
Country UK
Region Oxfordshire
Telephone 01865 680709
Status Trade
E-mail
Date 04-Feb-2019
Ref C1077648
 

Similar Adverts
1968 VW Original Westfalia Camper LHD

Original VW Westfalia LHD 1968 Bay Window Camper.

2nd Owner in very good condition having spent its life on the west coast of America.

Great fun to drive and admired where ever it goes.

UK.....

  • £15500
  • 12-Sep-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1978 VW Riviera pop top Camper Recent Restoration

A very good condition, Camper van with about $5500 in fairly recent engine rebuild and other mechanical restoration and service, as well as partial repaint to otherwise original paint Camper bus......

  • £12600
  • 21-Aug-2019
  • UK
  • Trade
1992 CAMPER VAN - VW - T25

VW T25 Transporter – Project Selling my beloved T25 Transporter Diesel very realisable and economical - Solid Engine Bought this Van to convert into Motor Home due to other project I will have to.....

  • £6999
  • 17-Oct-2019
  • Surrey
  • Private
1975 Volkswagen T2 Westfalia Camper - fully restored

Registered in Jersey from new, this RHD 1975 T2 Westfalia with tilt rood has been subject to a full restoration by Le Riche on behalf of a client during the period 2012 /2013, and has covered only.....

  • £29950
  • 07-Oct-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1978 VW CAMPER WESTFALIA Subara Engine

Type 2 bay window camper owned past 16 years full body restoration done 2008-2010 subaru engine 2.2 16 valve fitted 2010 by tsr engine conversions in suffolk van was featured in vw camper magazine.....

  • £29995
  • 14-Oct-2019
  • Surrey
  • Private
1990 VW - T25 CAMPER - LPG + PETROL

VW T25 Camper Van - First registered 01-03-1990
One previous owner
Selling my beloved T25 Camper Motor Home runs on LPG (very cheap about 45p a litre) and Petrol
very realisable and economical
This.....

  • £14999
  • 07-Sep-2019
  • Surrey
  • Private
2001 VWW Transporter 2.5 TD 1200 Kombi 4dr Diesel Manual

2001 Volkswagen Transporter 2.5 TD 1200 Kombi 4dr
Diesel
Manual
LONG WHEEL BASE
Full camper conversion.
Full black and blue leather retrim.
Lowered suspension.
Dual custom sports exhaust.
.....

  • £14950
  • 23-Sep-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
2008 Volkswagen Transporter 1.9 TDI PD T28 CAMPER Van 4dr

Volkswagen Transporter 1.9 TDI PD T28 CAMPER Van 4dr Diesel
Full sportline bodykit.
5 seater 2 TONE GERY LEATHER TRIM.
4 berth full by prestige campers conversions.
Pop top.
Full sportline.....

  • £22990
  • 19-Sep-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade
1956 VW Right Hand Drive 23 window Samba split

1956 Volkswagen 23 Window Deluxe Sunroof RHD Price: £94000
Factory Right Hand Drive 1956 23 Window Deluxe. Delivered to Sweden in April of 56.
Factory Stiftung Certificate matches, including.....

  • £94000
  • 08-Oct-2019
  • Surrey
  • Private
1972 RHD Australian import. 4 berth fully rebuilt camper 1800

A lovely RIght hand Drive classic camper for sale Oxfordshire. We had previously built and sold this van to a lovely couple. 1972 cross over model.

This bus is ready to drive away now and represents.....

  • £44995
  • 04-Sep-2019
  • Surrey
  • Trade