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1968 Volkswagen Beetle 120 Horsepower on 2040-cars

Year:1968 Mileage:45000 Color: Blue /
 Blue
Location:

Nashville, Michigan, United States

Nashville, Michigan, United States
Transmission:Manual
Body Type:Coupe
Vehicle Title:Clear
Engine:1985cc
Fuel Type:Gasoline
For Sale By:Private Seller
Year: 1968
Number of Cylinders: 4
Make: Volkswagen
Model: Beetle - Classic
Trim: Classic
Options: CD Player
Drive Type: Rear
Mileage: 45,000
Exterior Color: Blue
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Interior Color: Blue
Condition: Used: A vehicle is considered used if it has been registered and issued a title. Used vehicles have had at least one previous owner. The condition of the exterior, interior and engine can vary depending on the vehicle's history. See the seller's listing for full details and description of any imperfections. ... 

1968 Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle


This sexy little German is named Heidi
It has a $2,200 rebuilt engine is out of a 1971 Super Beetle bored out to a 1,985cc with a big cam kit with 120bhp
The motor has an estimate 300 miles on it since rebuild
It has a completely restored interior
It has a Hurst shifted 4 speed with reverse lockout
EMPI rims
T Nerf bars
Wiper Blade delete kit
Decklid stand off
It is lowered 2 inches in the back and 3 inches in front, gives it a very nice stance
It has megaphone mufflers
Many other custom touches
All parts total over $5,000

It runs great. It has a very strong engine. If you pop the clutch you can pick up the front end. The transmission is perfect. It has a great sound to it. 

I will consider trades for another type of muscle car or classic truck. Perhaps a rat rod. Or a running T-Bucket or deuce coupe style project. 

This car is worth every penny.

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Mon, 28 Jan 2013 10:15:00 EST

TheDetroitBureau.com reports Toyota has retaken the global sales crown. The Japanese automaker turned out 9.75 million vehicles last year, putting it just ahead of General Motors, with 9.29 million vehicles. Volkswagen, meanwhile, filled out the podium by building 9.1 million units in 2012.
Still, Toyota numbers fell just below projections the automaker made earlier in the year, due largely to a fierce territorial dispute between Japan and China that has seen mainland buyers shun Japanese goods. But the news marks a substantial comeback for Toyota. The company fell to third place in the global production race in 2011 after tragic earthquake and tsunami caused several plant closures.
In Japan, Toyota enjoyed a sales increase of 35 percent over the previous year, while the company's worldwide sales jumped by 23 percent thanks in part to new additions to the Prius line. The automaker is forecasting yet another increase for 2013, with the company projecting to reach 9.91 million units this year. Neither Volkswagen nor GM have released their own projections just yet.

2014 VW Golf brings storied hatchback's seventh generation to US

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Buyers can expect to find a base model powered by a 1.8-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine (blue car above) with 170 horsepower and 184 pound-feet of torque. That means the powerplant delivers the same horsepower as the old naturally aspirated 2.5-liter four-cylinder while weighing less and producing seven extra pound-feet of torque. TDI (silver car above) buyers, meanwhile, will enjoy a new 2.0-liter turbo diesel four-cylinder mill. VW says the engine yields 10 more horsepower than the old lump, which means the Golf TDI now boasts 150 hp and 236 lb-ft of torque.
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