Newly rebuilt engine to 1776cc, new carburetor, new distributor, new plugs and wires, new fuel pump, new disc brakes/drum in rear, all new hoses, new exhaust tips, new c/d/stereo and speakers, many extras (including original VW hubcaps, owner's manual, 4 original wheels) new wind shield. Very clean and excellent driver. All original, interior needs some work. Used as our about-town errand runner. Sweet ride!
My favorite uncle bought this in the fall of 1973.
You may not earn an invitation to Amelia Island or other major concours d’elegance with this Pick of the Week, but you certainly would be a hit at a Concours d’LeMons.
From 1930s Mille Miglia to Pikes Peak Hill Climb, cars have provenance
Hagerty reports new trends in what bidders are buying
The Pick of the Day is iconic and seems solid and complete, but requires some cosmetic work
Sale likely the highest-dollar charity car of the week at Barrett-Jackson
The first pre-production hardtop was sold at Barrett-Jackson in Arizona
Like some other big-dollar cars, the proceeds will go to charity
A late addition to the docket wowed the crowd