1978 Last Edition VW Classic Beetle Private

Posted 11/07/2017 - Classic Cars - Ixworth, England, United Kingdom

£8,950

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Make Volkswagen
Model 1200
Year 1978
Mileage 51,545 Miles / 82,953 KM
Fuel Type Petrol
Transmission Manual / RHD
Description
FOR SALE 1978 Last Edition Beetle This beetle is one of the last 300 Beetles to be produced in Germany for the UK market. Confirmation of this can be found on the LEB Register website. The LEB‘s were originally fitted with a 1200cc engine however, due to the original engine failing the car has been upgraded with a 1600 cc engine that was installed in March 2014. A new clutch (no judder) was also installed in April 2015. The car comes with a lot of receipts detailing the parts replaced and service history within the last 6 years. The most recently fitted parts include: door cards, windscreen wiper motor, front screen demister fan upgrade, radio antenna ariel, cabin interior lighting, engine lid seal, rear light seals. The engine oil has also just been replaced with 20w/50 mineral oil. All the floor areas are solid and do not require any welding. To see the engine start up and run copy the below link into your web browser. https://youtu.be/-6IkwAXHEgY The body paint is a unique combination of Silver and Amethyst Pearl giving the car’s original silver finish a sheen of green, pink and purple depending on the available light. Although there are some signs of aging to the paint work, this is still a stunning looking car that really turns heads. The wheel sizes are 14" front and 15" rear. This LEB features a leak free rage top roof and many other custom upgrades, one of which is the original low back front seats have been replaced with sporty full length seats that slide and pivot forward (the original front seats are still available). The car interior is fitted with blue cabin running lights and multi colour mood LED’s to enhance the Bug experience! Be sure to check out the YouTube footage. https://youtu.be/j_F-mzNaVBo https://youtu.be/HNASnUJos7E A radio\CD player with jack plug port powers two rear and two floor level mounted speakers. There is only a short time to go before the car becomes tax exempt on her 40th birthday which is on 10/02/2018. The MOT with no advisories expires on 25/05/2018. Current mileage is 51,540. (this may increase slightly)a lot of reciepts This car is a piece of history and a sure investment. Open to reasonable offers. Viewing is highly recommended. Price £8,950