1975 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE - 70684 Sold* at Scottsdale 2009 - Lot #655 1975 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/70684/70684_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #655

1975 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE

Auction Scottsdale 2009
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 655
Year 1975
Make VOLKSWAGEN
Model SUPER BEETLE
Style CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 1552013275
Exterior Color ORANGE GLO
Interior Color TAN
Cylinders 4
Engine Size 1835
Transmission 5-SPEED MANUAL
Description

Lot #655 - A 100% complete and new, two year, custom restoration of a 1975 convertible Volkswagen Super Beetle with nothing left untouched. Receipts totaling over $92,000 are included. Powered by a rebuilt 1835 high performance engine with Webber carb-style Fuel Injection, built-In battery trickle charger, custom exhaust, and rare center mount fan shroud. The engine compartment and components are nearly all aluminum, stainless steel or chrome. Performance features include a rare Gene Berg 5-speed custom transmission with an auxiliary coolant system. The interior has custom ultra leather bucket seats, door panels, trunk and dashboard, custom fitted floor carpet and Virginia Tops custom canvas convertible accessories with powdercoated framing members. Also has 2001 Ford Mustang front bucket seats with an electric driver seat and rear bucket seats, custom bronze Autometer electronic gauges and dashboard featuring an 800 watt Pioneer stereo system with flip-up DVD, touch-screen, and navigation system. It has low profile 45 series high performance tires on custom 17' aluminum wheels with matching leather wrap aluminum steering wheel. The ride is smooth and low at approximately 4" off the ground and features 4-wheel hydraulic assisted disk brakes. 3" extra-wide seamless fenders are molded into the vehicle body. It has 1939 Ford roadster teardrop head lights with same year frenched-in tail lights, shaved door handles with electric door pops, custom built louvered front and rear aprons and license plate mounts, swan-style front mount rear view mirrors, and bronze tinted electric windows. It is freshly painted in PPG metallic Orange Glow color. This vehicle was shown only once at the 2007 Portland Bug Run, winning best in the convertible class. The owner is a direct descendant of Hawaiian Royalty, King Kamehameha. Interested parties will be hard pressed to find any VW more custom or as fine.
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