VOLKSWAGEN 1966 BEETLE, that is just an amazing presentation both tops mechanically and cosmetically, here is a very cute classic VW with a fastidious build yielding a wonderful presentation in red with cream insert with just gorgeous paint and body, set for showing and fun, less than 1500 miles on complete frame-off restoration just completed in 2017 and then with final road checking for Summer 2018, fully rebuilt with the terrific lower pan with all new stainless bolts, the whole car is highly detailed throughout, very strong 1600cc engine and fuel intake system way better than stock, highly detailed engine compartment, the smooth 4-speed transmission has the new upgraded shift linkage with lockout with great driving, all chrome and stainless throughout the car is redone to show standards, factory sliding roof panel, new EMPI roof and wood engine rack, period surfboard with tie downs, new stainless steel running boards, upgraded performance exhaust, new 15” radial tires with new EMPI wheels and wheel covers, new beige seat covers, door panels and headliner, factory correct carpet, bamboo under dash storage tray, restored steering wheel with clock, upgraded radio with IPOD hookup, center console, great exciting appearance with the beautiful chrome bumpers with amber fog lights, surfboard with tie downs on roof rack, solid terrific underchassis, estimated by the last owner well known to this writer to have over $35,000 spent on restoration, all the glass is perfect with the ‘pop out’ rear windows, an amazing build that make everyone happy, so great to drive, see www.fraserdante.com for further information and full inventory
Back-seat boredom prompted spread of the punching pastime
After buying her car in December 1966, owner put on more than 350,000 miles before it was brought back to better-than-new condition
Should it sell, it would be the most expensive Beetle ever
Venerable Volkswagen Beetle and her even-older owner entered yet again in British rally
The automotive guest on this episode isn’t about speed or performance. It’s just fun
But might it return, and next time plugged into electric power?
The all-original two-owner Beetle looks to be in remarkable condition