The 1978 Volkswagen Westphalia camper van offered for sale here lived most of its life in California where it was meticulously maintained and well cared for. The condition of this bus truly reflects that. This pop-up vintage camper has 24,611 miles with an automatic transmission. It is powered by a Type 2 – 4 cylinder motor that runs and drives great and will take you anywhere you want to go. Although 1978 was the first year for fuel injection, my mechanic and I decided to go with a carburetor for simplicity and reliability. These buses are becoming more and more collectable, and this one is in outstanding condition inside and out. The paint is in great shape and shines well. Inside the cabin, you’ll find the rear bench seat that converts to a double bed, upper bunk, a working gas stove, the foot stool, swivel front seat, 110-125 volt AC electrical hook up receptacle, outside water hook up, propane tank, bug screens for rear and sliding door hatch, upgraded stereo, and more. Underneath the current interior cushion(s) slipcover is the brown plaid interior upholstery that is original to this color scheme and is in great condition. Included in the sale are all the service records since owning this vehicle.
Whether you're looking for a great family cruiser, or something collectable, this 1978 Volkswagen will be an outstanding addition to any collection. The price of these VW's is only going to continue to go up and one in this condition, is a very sound investment. Pop the top of the camper, pack a cooler, and she is ready to go camping. Life is too short to drive a boring vehicle!