This 1961 Volkswagen Beetle has been restored to radiate cool
classic cruising style. With an extra clean look, two-tone
interior, and all the right accessories, you can appreciate how it
just loves to turn back the clock.
Beetle aficionados cherish these years because of the craftsmanship
that goes into the earlier cars. You see it everywhere from the
vents under the headlights to the Hella snowflake-style tail lights
(one of the last years for this.) There has been a nice restoration
investment in this car that shows in details like the beautiful
full-length trim, correct/classic wheel covers, and bumpers with
override bows. There are even some nice period-correct upgrades,
like the headlight eyelids, whitewall tires with detailed wheels,
and a roof rack with wooden slats. And the light green paint
captures the era correctly with a glossy pastel look that has the
right early '60s vibe. It looks good out in the sunshine, and that
help makes this a great driver-ready classic.
The VW interior is simple, classic, and like a true time machine
when you invest to restore it correctly. The door cards introduce a
cream and gray color theme that sets the tone for the seats,
headliner, and even details like the seatbelts and steering wheel.
Plus, it has all the right classic details, like the intricate
curve of the gearstick and the VDO speedometer with a separate fuel
gauge. Speaking of the speedometer, have you noticed it's in
kilometers? It helps tell this Bug's Brazilian history, and it will
also make you feel like you're going faster! The carpeting has a
freshly done style, and it even carries over into the well-done
setup for the trunk up front.
The engine bay is a marvel of simplicity - just what these Beetles
should be. The tidy 1300cc horizontally-opposed four-cylinder
engine fires up easily with a magical buzz that only an air-cooled
motor can. You can tell it's an eager motor that just wants to hit
the road. The four-speed manual transmission puts you in the center
of the action, and so while we all know these aren't speed demons,
we also know exactly why we love early VWs. There's just something
special about being able to get every last drop of power out of the
hardy and nippy motor. And features like the clean suspension and
updated modern tire give you extra confidence to enjoy the
This VW represents everything you love in an early Beetle. So if
you're looking for a true classic that's truly a cool cruiser, you
need this Beetle. Call now!
1961 Volkswagen Beetle
Location:Concord, North Carolina
Exterior Color:Light Green
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