1970 Mostly Restored Vw Beetle 4 Cylinder, 1461 Cc Sunset Red on 2040-cars
Elmhurst, Illinois, United States
For Sale By:Private Seller
Number of Cylinders: 4
Model: Beetle - Classic
Trim: Two Door
Options: CD Player
Drive Type: 4 Speed Stick
Sub Model: Body Style 25
Disability Equipped: No
Exterior Color: Red
Warranty: Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Interior Color: Black
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. ...
THANK YOU FOR CHECKING OUT OUR 1970 VW BUG FOR SALE. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, PLEASE ASK BEFORE PLACING A BID TO BUY THIS CAR.
THIS CAR WAS BROUGHT BACK FROM CA IN 1998, I GOT IT IN 1994, AND FIXED IT UP OVER THE YEARS. NOW THAT IT HAS BEEN IN THE MIDWEST, THE CAR
DOES NEED SOME TLC, BUT IT IS A GREAT CAR! MOSTLY BODY AND PAINT WORK. THE CAR DOES START AND RUNS A LITTLE RICH. BUT THAT'S A EASY FIX TO GIVE IT A TUNE UP
IF YOU KNOW ALOT BOUT VW'S. WE WOULD LIKE TO SELL IT TO SOMEONE WHO IS WANTING TO WORK ON IT OR MAKE IT NEW AGAIN. IT USE TO BE SHOW
ROOM LOOKING AND IN MINT CONDISTION AND WE JUST DON'T HAVE THE TIME ANYMORE AND DON'T WANT TO PUT IN THE WORK IT NEEDS. IT IS A HEAD TURNER!
HAPPY E-BAYING! (=
& FEEL FREE TO ASK ANY AND ALL QUESTIONS.
Volkswagen Beetle - Classic for Sale
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A Brazilian politician tried to save it, unsuccessfully, so the final Last Edition Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi was produced on December 20, 2013 and now resides in a vintage museum at Volkswagen's Commercial Vehicles HQ in Hanover, Germany.
Wed, 13 Mar 2013 08:25:00 EST
The Volkswagen Microbus was built for 56 years, starting in September 1957. Brazil was the last country still assembling it, but new safety regulations in the country requiring airbags and ABS on all cars spelled the end. When that politician introduced a bill that would pardon only the 'Bus from a death sentence, it couldn't garner the required number of votes for passage. The South American country takes the Kombi production title, though, with 1.5 million of the 3.5 million total made in the home of Copacabana beach and the girl from Ipanema.
The VW Bus is dead. Now perhaps we can turn our attentions to the still-not-totally-settled matter of the Bulli...
Chrysler has slowed production of its Town and Country and Dodge Grand Caravan minivans this week, Automotive News reports. The Windsor, Ontario plant will cut its three shifts from eight hours each to four hours each in an effort "to align production with market demand," a Chrysler spokesperson told AN. Chrysler also builds the closely related Routan minivan for Volkswagen at its Ontario facility, but has not built a single example thus far in 2013.
Mon, 11 Mar 2013 14:58:00 EST
Sales of Chrysler's minivans fell 15 percent for the first two months of 2013, and a large part of that has to do with the 26-percent drop of the Grand Caravan alone (the T&C was only down by one percent). According to Automotive News data, as of March 1, Chrysler had an unsold inventory of 24,713 Town and Country models and 18,547 Grand Caravans - a 69- and 43-day supply, respectively.
"No sense running full speed now, then have a lot of vehicles sitting around a few months down the line," Chrysler spokeswoman Jodi Tinson told AN. Full production is expected to resume again on March 18.
There's torque steer and then there's what we'll from now on dub "The Boba," as in Boba Kettler. The German tuner has a way with the Volkswagen Golf, and the MkI example you see above has been touched with 736 horsepower - that's right, 96 more ponies than a new SRT Viper, all trying to get to ground through those two front wheels.
The 2.0-liter, 16-valve engine has an 8,800 rpm redline and is aided by a Garrett GTX3582R turbocharger shoving 50 psi through the internals. Other upgrades include a new ECU (natch) and a six-speed 'box among other treats. The rubber is Toyo R888s - street-legal competition tires. The result is enough smoke for three Chinese New Years when the lights go green. Indeed, the standing start isn't its forte, but it can apparently get from 62 miles per hour to 124 mph in five seconds.
Watch it go in the video below. And know that this isn't even Boba's best work; he's got a 900-hp MkII Golf that'll do 0-62 mph in 2.3 seconds.