Volkswagen Käfer 1500

Price: 25.000 eur

Description

Be one of 22. million. Ordinary and yet special. Widely accepted and highly sentimental. For 65 years, the Volkswagen Beetle rolled off the assembly line. The car that officially received the most nicknames and was assembled in 20 countries.

 

The most visible and the most important modifications Volkswagen made to the Beetle for the 1968 model year were actually due to the Americans and their safety regulations. These included the new, higher-mounted bumpers, the now steeper front headlights, the larger taillights, but above all the safety steering column and the dual-circuit braking system.

 

In addition to the major modifications, there were also many minor innovations to the Beetle. However, in some cases only the more expensive 1.3- and 1.5-liter variants benefited from these improvements. For example, starting in the fall of 1967, it was possible to refuel the Beetle from the outside, the windshield wipers were able to run at two different speeds, the fuel level could be monitored by a display in the speedometer, the windshield could be cleaned by larger wiper blades, or rear traffic could be observed in a larger rearview mirror with a folding joint.

 

In addition, the gearshift lever had been moved to the rear, which meant that first and third gears could now be engaged without bending. The handbrake lever slid back at the same time and, like the gearshift lever, became shorter.

Highlights

Poppy Red
Very good condition
White wall tires

Car details

Vehicle inside and outside in very good condition, vehicle technology in very good condition,
Beetle 1500 - 1968 model year - facelift
Rare red / beige combination
Poppy Red
Black softtop
Manual transmission
Beige interieur

Car specs

General Info
Construction year 1968
Body roadster
Model Käfer
Series Käfer 1500
Engine
Mileage 99076 km
Power 55 HP
Cylinder 4
Secondary info
Steering left
Transmission Manual
Drive Front wheel drive (FWD)
Fuel Gasoline
Interior color Beige
Interior material Leather
Exterior color Red
Exterior color manufactor code Poppy Red
Condition Accident free
New/Used Used
Number of seats 4
Door count 2
Ready to drive Yes

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