Lot 102 - 1971 Volkswagen Beetle 1600 Restoration

Lot 102 - 1971 Volkswagen Beetle 1600 Restoration

Lot 102 - 1971 Volkswagen Beetle 1600 Restoration

Lot Number 102
Registration YBT 405K
Chassis Number 1112889183
Engine Number AD673842
Odometer reading 55,000 miles
Estimate No Reserve
Result Sold - £784

This car can be viewed in person from 14th to 18th July at our the auction site, Windsorview Lakes, Datchet, SL3 9HY

The Bug is recognisable from a mile away, and rightly so. With over 23 million units sold over its incredible 81-year production run, it is of no surprise that these can often be found in all four corners of the globe as well as in most significant car collections on the planet. It is from one such collection that this example hails. Acquired with a view to restore back to its original perfect condition, it has been owned for the last 10 years with only partial progress made. Its restoration began with the relevant items taken off, the paint stripped back to bare metal and primed. The 1600cc engine was reported to run well when the paintwork began and there is no reason to suggest that this is still not the case. We are informed that all parts still accompany the vehicle although this is unverified and should be checked prior to purchase. Initially red, it is offered without reserve and represents an exciting opportunity for the next owner to finish as wished.

The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to Government guidelines throughout viewing and auction day.

Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each lot prior to the sale. Accordingly, buyers are on notice that each vehicle is offered ‘as is/as seen’ subject to the Terms and Conditions for the auction. Buyers are advised to inspect the vehicle in person or use a professional to carry out this service. Historics will not entertain disputes over descriptions.

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