Patina'd, lowered, and ready to cruise - this 1968 Volkswagen
Beetle offers some serious distinction even in a crowd of Bugs...
and it does it for a seriously affordable price.
This has a fun patina style where the blue looks like it has been
eroded by decades of road trips and beach sunsets. There are even
cool details like the tow rope bumper and tarnished bronze wheels.
But the clean glass, pliable weather stripping, and good body lines
tell the full story where the worn-in appearance is really done to
quite a solid Beetle. Then you add in great elements like the
classic wood roof rack, a true surfboard, and the cool stickers of
a wanderer. This Bug knows how to sell the vintage cruiser
lifestyle all in the first impression.
The interior has the right cruiser impression. There's newer
upholstery for the front seats, newer door panels, and newer
carpeting. That makes for a comfortable driver feeling. But this
doesn't take the upgrades too far. Everything from the steering
wheel to the rear bench has a feeling of originality. Sure, you can
use the value price and deep aftermarket to replace some items, but
we like how this is today. It's the right mix of a comfortable
driver without losing the worn-in patina feel established by the
VW's flat-four is the epitome of the easy-care classic, and the
unique hum of this air-cooled motor is what keeps us enthusiasts.
Plus, this 1600cc unit is the largest from the original series, and
it now benefits from an upgrade to dual carburetors. In fact, the
whole engine bay shows a nice investment to give it a clean style
and a confident feeling. And you are in complete control thanks to
the four-speed manual transmission. Not only do you have a peppy
motor, but there are also nice upgrades like front disc brakes and
new grippy Yokohama tires. So the wanderer style on the exterior is
reaffirmed by a solid driving impression.
This is a nice blend of custom, vintage, and affordable. It makes
for a fun class and a great deal. Call today!!!