Lot 262 - 1989 Volkswagen Scirocco GT II
|£13,000 - £17,000
- One family owned from new
- Low mileage example
- From a deceased estate
- Sizeable history file including the original sales invoice
A heavily redesigned "Type 2" variant (internally designated Type 53B) went on sale in 1981, although it remained on the A1 platform. The second generation Scirocco, still assembled on behalf of Volkswagen by Karmann of Osnabrück (in the same factory as the first generation Scirocco), was first shown at the 1981 Geneva Motor Show in March that year. Designed by Volkswagen's own internal design team, the new car featured increased front and rear headroom, increased luggage space and a reduction in the coefficient of drag. One feature of the Type 2 was the location of the rear spoiler midway up the glass on the rear hatch. A mid-cycle update occurred in 1984, which included minor changes over the 1982 model: removal of the outlined "SCIROCCO" script from the rear hatch (below the spoiler), a redesigned air conditioning compressor, and a different brake master cylinder with in-line proportioning valves and a brake light switch mounted to the pedal instead of on the master cylinder.
This example was registered new on 16th December 1989 and was purchased by its one private owner from new. Offered in silver coachwork over a cloth interior this Scirocco presents very well. The paintwork is generally very good although there are some age related blemishes, and the interior is in very good order. Offered with a history file including the original service booklet and maintenance booklets, many old MoT test certificates, sundry bills, and the original sales invoice. Interested parties should note that the UK registration document that accompanies the car is showing one previous keeper (due to a family member re-registering the car in their name in more recent times). Having been dry stored at the original vendor’s home from new and having covered a mere 27,600 miles this really is an opportunity not to be missed.
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