A classic VW Bus is a cool cruiser. So when this 1970 Volkswagen is
also lowered and has a patina finish, it takes on an even cooler
attitude heightened by some added surf wagon style.
There's no mistaking the style this one is going for. After all, a
well-earned patina can just be about a barn find, but this Bus has
a surf rack with a surfboard, big exhaust tip, and a lowered
suspension on newer sport tires. So while you may think this could
be your very complete base for adding the vibrant paint of a street
machine, it's also going to be hard to top the worn-in surf wagon
style that this one already puts forward.
The interior keeps the classic beach machine vibe going while also
utilizing the right investments for added comfort. For example,
both rows of seats have newer seat covers, and the coordinating
side panels have a very clean and updated style. We particularly
like the added bamboo and woven floor panels. You can just imagine
how walking across them barefoot will feel just like your only
little tiny hut on a remote beach. And getting to the ocean is easy
in this van. The classic thin/grippy steering wheel, tall
gearshift, and VDO gauges are all pure classic VW. This one also
has some nice extras like a sunroof and a new windshield that was
installed only about a year ago.
Under the rear hatch is a 1500cc VW motor. It has been given the
proper attention, including a carburetor adjustment, to keep it
running like the hardy air-cooled motors we love. Anyone who has
driven a Bus knows these are never about speed. But the special hum
of the motor and the control of the four-speed manual transmission
have their own mystic that has kept people enchanted for over 70
years. Plus you have a newer steering box and those modern
Continental sport tires to keep the overall driving experience
Complete with build receipts and maintenance records. This is the
cool patina surf wagon done from the already iconic VW Bus. It
makes for an attention-getter that's also a genuine driver. Call
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