There's a hierarchy among these love bugs, and this 1960 Volkswagen
Beetle belongs at the top. With desirable early features, great
colors, upgraded engine, and a great presentation inside & out,
this is a showstopper at an affordable price.
Beetle aficionados cherish these earlier years because of the craftsmanship, including the tiny grilles near the headlights, "W" decklid, and the overall fit & finish. Plus, '60 was one of few years to get a classic style and a big back window. But more than just getting its history correct, you know you love this one just by its presentation. The slick black and shining silver two-tone paint take advantage of a modern application. So the glossy finish highlights all the curves of the VW's wind-cheating design. And that red pinstripe helps highlight this custom work even further. Plus, the bumpers, wheel covers, and full trim package have been given a nice investment so that this whole package has a 10,000-watt smile. And there's nothing cool than the look of cruising around with the full-length cloth roof tucked all the way back.
The VW signature spartan interior provides a perfect backdrop for a very thoughtful package. The exterior silver returns on all the metal pieces to remind you these cars were paint dipped as a full package. It's joined by bold red seats and side panels with distinctive white piping and trim. The whole setup looks strikingly original, right down to the correct jack in the trunk up front. You'll love the view from the driver's seat, including the two-spoke steering wheel with Wolfsburg crest and central VDO speedometer. But then you might notice a few subtle upgrades. Like the CD player in the glovebox that allows for more modern tunes in this vintage ride. Plus, the fireball on the gearstick hints at something special powering this Bug.
The motor has the shine of investment and performance. That's because it was installed less than 9,000km ago (about 5,600 miles.) It's an 1800cc motor - far larger than the original 1200cc unit, and in fact, larger than anything VW ever originally put in the people's car. Plus, there's a dual-barrel carburetor and a performance exhaust to allow this flat-four breathe even better. The result is an extra kick of power without ever losing that classic air-cooled charm. You get to make the most out of the upgrades to the motor thanks to the control of the four-speed manual transmission. Plus, with upgraded front disc brakes and modern tires, this one feels quite a bit more confident on the highway than your average '60's Beetle.
Complete with owner's manual, a classic VW is an easy car to drive, maintain, and above all, cherish. It only gets better when an early one with such desirable features is turn-key ready and easily affordable. A car this distinctive never waits long, so don't miss out. Call today!!!
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