For Sale: 1953 Volkswagen Beetle in Roanoke, Texas

Vehicle Description

1953 Volkswagen Beetle Oval Window

Correct, Uniquely Rare and Wonderfully Presented! These hard to find Beetles are known as the most desirable and lowest production of all oval-window model years, as they shared many features with the same year "Zwitter" split window. After March 10th 1953, the split window became the one-piece oval. This very special "First Year" Oval Window Beetle is resting on a well preserved professional quality ground-up restoration performed to original standards, over the past several years it has received a very respectful once-over, updates and interior refresh. Will you be the next caretaker?...

Please visit our "Narrated" 7:44 minute HD Video and detailed 72+ high resolution category specific photo links. We welcome your call anytime, Brian 208-890-0337 with specific questions and/or purchase consideration and/or visit SpudsGarage.com

Body & Exterior: 1953 VW Beetle Vin#1057****, Chassis #504***, rare 1st year Oval Window, complete ground-up restoration (older-refreshed-well preserved), Tan exterior/interior paint (Sahara Beige?), Sekurit Logo Glass, Euro bumpers & short guards, excellent chrome & bright-work, Semaphore turn signals, pop-out rear windows, Heart tail-lights, rear Hella stop lamp accessory, locking engine cover, rear H pattern apron no exhaust cut-outs, two-tone wheels, caps & added trim rings, wide white tires (5) including spare...

Interior & Related: Factory seating/interior, Red reproduction upholstery & tan square-weave carpet (refreshed), Correct early Oval dash & components, On/Off ignition switch, push button start, Speedometer, bat-wing steering wheel, under-dash dome/gauge lamp switch, chrome pull ash-tray door, under-dash Cigar lighter assembly, accessory dash clock, Blaupunkt push button radio...

Power-Train & Chassis: Flat 4cyl 1131cc/25HP Eng#1-691134, Solex 1bbl carb, strap over air-filter assembly, 6V system, big nut generator, round regulator, flat-top distributor, big mouth flat-top fuel tank, split case 4-speed transaxle, hydraulic drum brakes, worm & nut steering, front kingpins, traverse torsions bars & upper/lower trailing arms, rear swing axles, trailing arms & torsion bars...

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Vehicle Details

  • 1953 Volkswagen Beetle
  • Listing ID: CC-1652432
  • Price: $54,500 (OBO)
  • Location:Roanoke, Texas
  • Year:1953
  • Make:Volkswagen
  • Model:Beetle
  • Exterior Color:Tan
  • Interior Color:Red Vinyl
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Engine Size:Flat 4
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:DFW#571636
  • Trim Level:Oval Window Stock
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive
Listed By:
Spud's Garage
3576 Desert Garden Dr.
Lake Havasu City, AZ 86404

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