For Sale: 1972 Volkswagen Type 3 in O'Fallon, Illinois

Vehicle Description

Gateway Classic Cars Las Vegas is proud to present, 1972 Volkswagen Type 3 more commonly called a 'Square Back' are pretty rare, even in the beach communities, but here is a survivor. Originally equipped with a 1493 CC engine which left the car severely under powered, this red beauty has been upgraded to a 'dual port' 1600 CC and has plenty of horsepower to impress your friends. With more horsepower you need better handling and thanks to The Type 3's torsion bars are cross-mounted in the lower tube, so that each individual torsion bar spans the full width of the car, the upper tube containing an anti-roll bar that connects the upper trailing links to each other. The complete front suspension unit is rubber-mounted to the car's floorpan. The rear suspension was upgraded to double jointed CV joint semi trailing arm suspension (sometimes called IRS by VW enthusiasts to differentiate it from the previous ( IRS ) swing-axle type), a design feature that previously appeared on the VW Type 2 in 1967. Going on a road trip? The Type 3 offered both front and rear enclosed luggage areas, with greater volume and cargo accessibility via both the boot (trunk) and the hood. Plenty of room for the entire family. It can be seen in greater detail including 100+ HD pictures and a HD video at For additional information please call our sales staff at (702)830-9215 or email us at [email protected] Our Las Vegas Showroom is located at: 6580 South Lindell Road Suite 300 Las Vegas, NV 89118. To view 3000+ classics or exotics, please visit:

Vehicle Details

  • 1972 Volkswagen Type 3
  • Listing ID:CC-1534757
  • Price:$22,000
  • Location:O'Fallon, Illinois
  • Year:1972
  • Make:Volkswagen
  • Model:Type 3
  • Exterior Color:Red
  • Interior Color:Beige
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:22062
  • Stock Number:LVS476

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Gateway Classic Cars
1237 Central Park Dr
O'Fallon, IL 62269
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