For Sale: 1979 Volkswagen Mercedes Replica Roadster in St. Louis, Missouri

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1979 Mercedes Gazelle Replica Manufactured by Classic Motor Carriages, Hallandale, FL Owned by the same family for the last 35 years 1,778 actual miles! 1.6 liter flat 4 cylinder engine 4-speed manual transmission Front and rear drum brakes Original to the car Alray steel-belted radial tires Tidy undercarriage MotoeXotica is pleased to announce another cult classic from the 1970's, the Mercedes Gazelle replicar. The Mercedes SSK is often replicated, and as always, the quality varies widely from manufacturer to manufacturer, our replica is from Classis Motor Carriages, Hallandale, FL. CMC is arguably the best providers of turn key examples of this classic from the twenties, and this example shows it! This low mileage roadster has been lovingly cared for by the same family for the past 35 years! Finished in a beautiful two-tone Cream with Burgundy, this roadster shows extremely well. There is a contrasting pin-striping that is carried throughout the exterior that tastefully breaks up the colors. Setting on a Volkswagen platform the full fiberglass body is in very good condition with very little stress showing.  The headlights, bumper mounted driving lamps, and tail lights are in excellent condition. The chrome front and rear tubular bumpers are scratch and dent free The car comes equipped with a white cover top and matching side curtains that are in good condition. All the trim is present, complete and displays normal wear. The dual side mirrors and period air horns are a nice touch completing the look. Inside, the Burgundy vinyl front bucket seats have an excellent period appearance. The Burgundy door panels and wood dashboard are a continuation of the striking interior of the car and looks fantastic. The matching carpet is used tastefully to protect the entire roomy interior. All the Classic Instrument gauges are correctly placed, have a period appearance and function as designed. The Grant GT style 3 spoke steering wheel and AudioVox AM/FM are in great condition. There is a brass plaque mounted on the dash from CMC to the original owners that's a nice personal touch that completes the interior. This Gazelle comes equipped with a 1.6 liter flat four-cylinder Volkswagen engine fed by an electronic fuel injection (EFI). Power is transferred to the wheels by a Volkswagen Type 1 four-speed manual gearbox. Driver assisted features include four wheel drum brakes. Suspension includes trans/swing axle rear end. The wheels are 14-inch chrome American Racing wire wheels with the car's original Alray steel belted radial tires! This is a great opportunity to acquire a Gazelle Replica. It's appearance is striking, its performance is stirring, and number of correct details adds a feel of vintage authenticity that is difficult to find in these replicas. GET OUT AND DRIVE! Current mileage on the odometer shows 1,778 actual miles. The car is titled as a 1979 Volkswagen VIN: SL0899PA Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle, thank you.

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-870031
  • Year:1979
  • Make:Volkswagen
  • Model:Mercedes Replica Roadster
  • Exterior Color:White
  • Interior Color:Burgundy
  • Transmission:Manual
  • Stock Number:160539
  • VIN:SL0899PA