Vehicle Description

There is a reason the Volkswagen Beetle is beloved by people the world over. It is one of the top-five best-selling cars of all-time, and it checks all the boxes: dependability, reliability, affordability, simplicity, and downright cuteness! This one-owner 1970 1302 S Beetle is a perfect example of one that has been loved and cared-for through generations of the same family. Fully documented with original in invoice, owners manual, service notations, etc. Original spare tire (removed for photographs to show solid metal compartment). All chrome trim and accessories added by the dealer at purchase.

Featuring rear-wheel drive from the naturally aspirated, rear-mounted 1.6-liter (1568cc) four-cylinder engine, it won't win many drag races, but it will get you to where you want to go! With an estimated factory-rated 50 horsepower, a four-speed manual transmission, and a top speed of 81mph, the Beetle was many parents' choice for a reliable car for teenagers coming of age.

This particular low-mileage Beetle comes with many maintenance records showing the owner was meticulous about his prized possession. A driver-quality repaint performed sometime in the past with a few rock chips thrown in over the years means it can be driven and enjoyed until another repaint is needed. A new front bumper was recently added, as were four new BF Goodrich tires. A few chrome dress-ups (dealer-added at purchase) adorn the car and show nicely.

Inside, the Beetle is minimalistic but in terrific shape. Roll-up windows with vinyl door cards are in great condition. The dash and steering wheel show no signs of cracking, and all gauges work as they should. A brand-new rearview mirror and vinyl seat covers greet the occupants. There is a wicker tray and glove compartment to hold your valuables. The headliner, while not torn open, does have a scar where something dragged across it.

All-in-all, this 1970 VW Beetle is a survivor that shows in excellent condition given its age. It is ready to be enjoyed by a new owner who will deliver the same love and care the previous owner gave to make it last this long. If you are looking for a great example of '70s freedom, let Art & Speed put you in the driver's seat of this VW.


Factory 1568cc H4 Air-Cooled Engine

Factory Two-Barrel Carburetor

Factory Four-Speed Manual Transmission

Nicely Presented Engine Bay


15" Chrome Factory Wheels

New BF Goodrich Silvertown Whitewall Radials 165 R15'' Front and Rear

Four-Wheel Power-Assisted Hydraulic Drum Brakes

Factory Front Torsion Suspension

Factory Rear Torsion Suspension


Nice Finish in Diamond Blue

New Front Bumper

Factory Chrome Rear Bumper Shows Well With Slight Ageing

Factory Stainless Trim in Good Condition

Factory Running Boards in Good Condition

Chrome Drivers Mirror

Dealer Installed Stainless Trim


Excellent Interior Trim, Dash, Console

New Bamboo Tray

New TMI Basket Weave Vinyl Bucket Seats

Excellent Door Panels

4 Seat Belts

New Rear View Mirror

Manual Roll-Up Windows

Gauges Work As They Should

Factory Clock

Nice Black Carpet

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1417120
  • Price:$13,900
  • Location:Collierville, Tennessee
  • Year:1970
  • Make:Volkswagen
  • Model:Beetle
  • Exterior Color:Ice Blue
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:68600
  • Stock Number:O200601A
  • VIN:110283