1979 Volkswagen Beetle Karmann Cabriolet
Recent Full Restoration
Best of the Best
Laser straight body
Turn Key Ready
Being offered is one of the nicest 1979 Volkswagen Bugs we have seen, this vehicle received a complete body off chassis restoration. Every detail on this car has been taken care of, it is ready to get in and go and have the nicest and sharpest bug in town. The burgundy metallic paint on the car is spectacular and is on a laser straight body. This vehicle is equipped with an awesome 1600 CC motor that runs like a sewing machine. This is a car you can get in and go, be comfortable, and it starts, runs, drives and stops without issue. This Beetle gets attention everywhere it goes and will make someone an awesome cruiser. Please do not hesitate to call with questions or to schedule and appointment to see this incredible vehicle as it will only take one person to look at it before it is gone, Tom 513 608-8121.
The exterior of the bug is extremely sharp with high gloss base coat clear coat burgundy metallic paint that glistens in the sun, the body on this car is laser straight and excellent. The wheels and tires on the bug are like new, including the spare tire. Every detail on the exterior of the car is excellent, the trim and chrome on the car are like new. The lights on the vehicle are very bright and crack free. The Vehicle has has a very sporty look. The running boards, like the rest of the vehicle are excellent. As the pictures show this Bug is very sharp and really draws a crowd everywhere it goes. Please give Tom a call at 513 608-8121 with any questions.
The interior of this bug is stunning to say the least. The attention to detail is amazing. The bug has new beige vinyl sport bucket seats with matching rear bench. The bug is equipped with the walnut dash with a quartz clock, it is excellent yet simple. The carpet and door panels are new, the carpet has sound proofing underneath (there is also sound proofing in the doors and behind the engine). The convertible top, padding, and headliner are all new. This vehicle has an amazing professionally installed JVC stereo system with 4 speakers, it really sounds nice. This bug has an awesome original steering wheel that sets off the interior. The windows on the vehicle are crystal clear and excellent. The trunk of the car, which is many times overlooked, is just as nice as the rest of the car as can be seen in the pictures, you will be hard pressed to find a vintage drop top beetle as nice as this one. Take a look at the photos in detail, there is nothing overlooked on this car.
Mechanically this vehicle is awesome, it is equipped with a 1600 cc motor that runs smooth and strong and is very clean and detailed. The bug has a 4 speed manual transmission that shifts smoothly. The vehicle has 4 wheel disc brakes. The bug has all new suspension. The undercarriage of the car is clean like the rest of the vehicle, it is super solid and awesome. This VW is effortless to drive and will put a smile on your face every time you get behind the wheel.
Along with the sale of the bug will go the original owners manual, bill of sale, warranty card, original window sticker, and some other original sales information.
Here is a list of items done to the bug during the extensive restoration
Entire body and chassis sand blasted and sealed including convertible frame
All new full floor pans left and right side
new front struts and top mount bearing plates
new rear shocks
new drive axels with inner and outer cv joints
Replaced all wheel bearings inner and outer front and rear
new clutch and pressure plate and throw out bearings
All new brake system with steel lines, rubber lines and t-connector
new master cylinder
all new wheel cylinders
new brake shoes and seals
New clutch cable and accelerator cable
Flushed and replaced transmission oil
new heat exchangers and body tubes
new right front fender
new right rear fender
all new exterior trim
new door handles
new turn signal assemblies
new rear tail light assemblies
new running boards
all new light bulbs - exterior and interior
new door skin - drivers door
Rechromed front bumper
new bumper ends
new JVC radio and speakers
new side mirrors, antenna, and wiper assemblies
new convertible top, canvas, headliner and padding
all new rubber for entire car including door seals, trunk and deck seals, light seals, body seals, engine compartment seals, windshield seal, back window seal, all windows, convertible top seals
all new interior, door panels, seat upholstery, seat cushions and pads, new carpet with sound installation and floor tar boards.
new heater cables
new trunk liner and carpet
engine compartment insulation
new paint job
new ignition coil
new spark plug wires and distributor cap
new windshield wiper relay
new turn signal/high beam relay
new turn signal assembly in steering column
new windshield wiper assembly in steering column
new tie rods
new ball joints
new sway bar bushings
Virtually everything is new, rebuilt or replaced on the car, it is excellent.
The odometer on the bug reads 2,370 miles at the time of this listing, the title reads non-actual.
If you have any questions about this vehicle please contact Tom at (513) 608-8121.