1971 VW Beach Buggy

From the collection of Andy Saunders

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1971
  • Car type 
    SUV
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

RM Auctions: Automobiles of London

October 29, 2008
3:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Preview:
October 28 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
October 29 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

ADMISSION:
Admission to this event requires the purchase of an official auction catalog available for £50.00. The catalogue admits two and must be presented at the entrance to the sale to be granted entry.

AUCTION LOCATION
Battersea Evolution
Chelsea Bridge Entrance
Battersea Park
London SW11 4NJ

60hp, 1,600 cc horizontally-opposed four-cylinder engine, four-speed manual transmission, front beam axle with twin transverse torsion bars, McPherson strut rear suspension, four-wheel drum brakes. Wheelbase: 94.5" (2,400mm)

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