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1974 Volkswagen Thing-restored on 2040-cars

US $15,000.00
Year:1974 Mileage:14667 Color: Orange / Black
Location:

Franklin, North Carolina, United States

Franklin, North Carolina, United States
Transmission:Manual
Engine:1600cc
Vehicle Title:Clear
Fuel Type:GAS
For Sale By:Private Seller
Year: 1974
Exterior Color: Orange
Make: Volkswagen
Interior Color: Black
Model: Thing
Number of Cylinders: 4
Trim: 4 Door
Drive Type: RWD
Mileage: 14,667
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. ... 

1974 VW Thing-RESTORED and ready for fun!    Original 1600cc motor looks and runs like new.  Exact mileage unknown, as odometer is not working.  New muffler and s/s headers from The Thing Shop, new brake drums and shoes, new axles and CV joints.  Body and new paint by previous owner, who was a professional.  Body in excellent condition in and out.  Tires like new, wooden slatted floor inserts in front and back.  Top, back window and removable side windows like new. 

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Volkswagen iBeetle gets integrated iPhone dock, little else

Fri, 19 Apr 2013 09:30:00 EST

Apple fans have been itching to see the tech giant flex the full muscle of its iOS operating system in an automotive infotainment system for years, which is why we turned all sorts of excited when we caught wind of the Volkswagen iBeetle. The machine is headed to the Shanghai Motor Show for a debut, and VW promised it would be one of the "first cars in the world to have a genuine integrative interface for the iPhone that was coordinated with Apple." Listen closely, and you can hear the contented sigh of a million wallets opening.
Go ahead and close those up, kids.
In reality, the iBeetle offers little more than a dash-mounted dock and a special app that shows a few vehicle functions, which is about as far from an infotainment revolution as you're likely to find. In fact, the setup is little more than a factory rehash of aftermarket items, and hardly worth a whole model debut at an international motor show. And that's to say nothing of the fact that Apple relishes in changing the shape and form of its darling handheld at every generation. Volkswagen better be prepared to keep pace with appropriate docking mechanisms for the upcoming iPhone 5S, 6, 6S, et al.

CEO says Volkswagen's buying spree is over

Mon, 03 Sep 2012 18:03:00 EST


After adding Italian motorcycle icon Ducati to its stable and spending $5.6 billion on the rest of Porsche, Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn says he's done shopping for a while.
"We have enough to do at the moment in taking our twelve brands to where we want to be," Winterkorn tells German newspaper Handelsblatt.

VW recalls 1.1M Jetta, Beetle models in US, China over suspension fears

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 17:45:00 EST

Volkswagen is recalling about 1.1 million vehicles in China and North America in a newly announced campaign affecting the rear suspensions on some models. For the US, the action covers about 442,265 vehicles, including 400,602 examples of its 2011-2013 Jetta and 41,663 units of the 2012-2013 Beetle and Beetle Convertible. According to Reuters, the recall affects a further 126,000 vehicles in Canada and about 581,090 in China, including related market-specific models like the Sagitar.
The problem can occur if the affected models have a collision to the rear or the side-rear of the vehicle. It's then possible for the trailing arms on the torsion-beam rear suspension to be damaged. If the harm isn't noticed, then the part could fracture while driving. Obviously, a broken rear suspension is going to have an adverse effect on handling.
To fix things, VW dealers will inspect the trailing arms on the models, and they will all receive a sheetmetal part that will make a distinctive sound if broken in the future. If already damaged, the entire torsion beam will be replaced. Obviously, this work will be done at no charge to owners.