For Sale: 1973 Volkswagen Thing in Palmetto, Florida

Vehicle Description

Please visit for additional photos, information and a video.. "It can be anything" Volkswagen proclaimed when announcing the VW Thing. They weren't lying! It's an SUV, a car, a beach cruiser and even drives like a go cart!

This cool VW Thing has a full soft top with removable top halves for the doors that match. The windows slide open for nice ventilation and close to keep the weather out. Heading to the beach? The soft top folds down and the windows slide right out and store in vinyl bags in the trunk. Or, remove the soft top completely if you prefer. You don't have to worry about anyone getting into the trunk, as it has a hole on the release where a small lock can be placed for added security.

The color makes this a perfect fun in the sun cruiser and looks like it should be in the Caribbean! The Orange mimics the Harley Davidson Orange with the top and interior completely redone in black and orange it really pops and looks amazing cruising the beach. Inside you see black vinyl bucket seats with a fold down rear seat when more storage room is needed. The floormats are black and orange and really fit the vibe of this VW. Under the hood is a new AH code 1,600 CC 4-cylinder engine installed only 4k miles ago and mated to a 4-speed manual transmission. Receipt for the new engine and install is included with all the other receipts of the renovations that have been completed over the last 10 years,

This 1973 VW Thing is in excellent shape, with over 17k in receipts being passed onto the new owner. This VW had a new motor installed in 2010 and only 4k worth of mileage has been put on the vehicle. The title states actual miles, and the current owner has loved his VW for the last 20 years and has kept it in the garage. If your looking for an exceptional VW you have landed on the right one with all the right looks and an excellent restoration.

For additional information on this and our other classic and collectible cars for sale, please visit For assistance, please call the office at 941-845-4461, text our cell phones at 813-358-8830, or email us at [email protected] We are located between Tampa and Sarasota. We are 90 minutes from Orlando and Fort Myers. If you are unable to come view the vehicle for yourself, we highly recommend you send in a third party inspector on your behalf.

Vehicle Details

  • 1973 Volkswagen Thing
  • Listing ID: CC-1583027
  • Price: $28,995
  • Location:Palmetto, Florida
  • Year:1973
  • Make:Volkswagen
  • Model:Thing
  • Exterior Color:Orange
  • Interior Color:Black
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Odometer:71415
  • Stock Number:0458-TAMPA
  • VIN:1833024733

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Survivor Classic Car Services, LLC
2221 South Dock St.
Palmetto, FL 34221
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