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1973 Volkswagen Classic Super Beetle on 2040-cars

Year:1973 Mileage:57107
Location:

North Platte, Nebraska, United States

North Platte, Nebraska, United States

I have for sale a 1973 Super Beetle, This is a beautiful car for being all original.   I have put a lot of work into this car.  It has Good exterior, Floor pan is solid but driver side behind the gas pedals has some rust but has been patched with some sheet metal, Engine starts up but overheats after about 10 miles, Will need new Engine, but will be easy to drive up on trailer, Electrical is good, Brakes good, Speedometer great, Light Signals work, Car shimmies after about 43 MPH,  New back tires and front are worn,  Battery Tray is solid, Speedometer is actual Miles.  I will deliver up to 200 Miles from zip code : 69101, YOU must contact me first for a shipping quote, It will cover gas mileage and My time driving.

Parts I have put into this car:
  Aftermarket EMPI Shifter
  Roller Wheel Gas Pedal 
  Nerf Bars
  Bumpers with new Grommets
  Bosch 009 Distributor
  30/31 Pict Carburetor
  Newer Internal Regulated Alternator
  Riveria Wheels
  Original Spare Tire and Jack

Any questions feel free to email me, or i can give you my Phone number to contact me personally.  Can send more pictures upon request.  Thanks

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Volkswagen Golf R 400 Concept is a 201-mph hot hatch

Sun, 20 Apr 2014 11:23:00 EST

This, friends, is what happens when you shoehorn 395 horsepower into a Golf. You get a three-door hatch that will happily scurry to 62 miles per hour in 3.9 seconds and on to a top speed of 201 mph. Oh yes, we like you, Golf R 400 Concept.
As we explained in our original post, the R 400 is the long-awaited successor to bonkers Golf creations like the GTI W12 from 2007 and, more recently, the Design Vision GTI. It's powered by the same 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder found in a number of Volkswagen (and Audi, SEAT and Skoda) products, although it's been heavily massaged to pump out 332 pound-feet of torque along side its amplified horsepower.
Naturally, it's been lowered and now rides on 19-inch wheels. Outside of those changes, though, mums the word on suspension and chassis enhancements. While this is a bummer, the striking looks of the Golf R 400 more than make up for it.

World Car Of The Year down to its final four

Wed, 13 Mar 2013 10:44:00 EST


Judges for the World Car of the Year Award have narrowed down the finalists to just four vehicles. Out of a total of 42 entries, only the Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Porsche Boxster/Cayman, Scion FR-S/Subaru BRZ/Toyota GT-86 and Volkswagen Golf remain standing. For Volkswagen, this marks the second consecutive year the company has had an entry among the finalists, and the fourth time since 2009. In order to qualify, a vehicle must be on sale on two continents during the span of time between January 1, 2013 and May 30, 2013. A panel of 66 journalists from 23 countries then vote on the finalists.
Three vehicles have made the cut for the last round of voting on the 2013 World Performance Car as well, with the Cayman/Boxster and FR-S/BRZ/GT-86 running against the Ferrari F12 Berlinetta. Meanwhile, the Renault Zoe, Tesla Model S and Volvo V60 Plug-In Hybrid are duking it out for the World Green Car Award. Finally, the World Car Design of the Year Award is up for grabs between the Aston Martin Vanquish, Jaguar F-Type, and the Mazda6. Check out the full press release below. Overall winners will be presented at the 2013 New York Auto Show.

VW going turbo-only in 3 to 4 years

Wed, 18 Sep 2013 14:31:00 EST

This really was a matter of when, rather than if. Volkswagen will apparently be the first manufacturer to phase out naturally aspirated engines in favor of turbocharging its full slate. VW is kind of responsible for ushering in this push towards small-displacement, turbocharged engines that's taken the industry by storm. When it dropped its direct-injection, 2.0-liter turbo in the 2005 GTI it demonstrated that strapping an iron long to an engine can enhance the powertrain as a whole. VW made fuel economy gains, while also giving a linear, non-laggy turbo experience that it has replicated, model-after-model, to this day.
Speaking with The Detroit News, Volkswagen's executive Vice President of Group Quality, Marc Trahan, told the paper that, "We only have one normally aspirated gas engine, and when we go to the next generation vehicle that it's in, it will be replaced. So three, four years maximum."
Really, it's hard to get teary-eyed about either of these engines going away. VW has access to smaller powerplants that could easily match the performance of the 2.5 five-cylinder and the 3.6 V6, while gobbling up less fuel and providing a better driving experience. What we are sad about is that a similar statement about the extinction of NA engines came from the Vice President of Powertrain Engineering at Ford, Joe Bakaj. We'd certainly get teary-eyed over a world without Ford's excellent 5.0-liter V8.