1967 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible
This little 12V convertible bug is pretty original, which is what I like most about it. It is rust-free; the floor pan is new, and the running boards are original. The paint is mostly original Yukon Yellow with some paint work on the fenders and some minor touch-up. Top is great and the interior is even better. The glass is in good condition as well as the brakes, the tires and the great looking Empi wheels are new. It runs great with no weird noises or smoke; it starts right up, has plenty of VW bug power, transmission shifts great, the clutch is strong, and the exhaust has a slight tune to it. The tools, jack, boot and spare are there. This car is in a “get-in-and-go” condition.
For 1967, the Volkswagen Beetle received a slight boost in power. The horizontally opposed, overhead-cylinder engine displaced 91.1 cubic-inches and offered 53 horsepower. It had a four-speed manual transmission and hydraulic drum brakes in both the front and rear. Other changes for 1967 included backup lights, the parking lamps became part of the turn signals, and the glass headlamp covers were no longer installed. The doors were lockable, two-speed windshield wipers were added, and a 12-volt electrical system was installed.
The Beetle convertible is the perfect way to enjoy a trip for that cup of coffee and good weather fun driving.
After buying her car in December 1966, owner put on more than 350,000 miles before it was brought back to better-than-new condition
Should it sell, it would be the most expensive Beetle ever
Venerable Volkswagen Beetle and her even-older owner entered yet again in British rally
The automotive guest on this episode isn’t about speed or performance. It’s just fun
But might it return, and next time plugged into electric power?
The all-original two-owner Beetle looks to be in remarkable condition
Iconic classic Volkswagens are rising in value, especially for rare original, restored models such as today’s Pick
Oval-window car has original-spec 36-hp engine and manual gearbox