1972 VW Beetle

1303 S Salzburg

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    11/1972
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Chassis number 
    1332062920
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Interior colour 
    Black
  • Interior brand colour 
    Black
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    2
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Silver
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Performance 
    130 BHP / 132 PS / 97 kW
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

1973 Porsche Salzburg Rally VW 1303 S, with the following specifications:

- Set of special VW pistons and con-rods to increase the displacement from 1584cc to 1835cc (92x69mm), increasing the engine output from 50hp to 130hp.

- Fuel feed employing 2 vertical induction twin-choke Weber 46IDA/2 carburettors.

- Dry sump lubrication with a front-mounted oil cooler of the same design as the one used in the Porsche 908.

- Transmission: 5-speed Porsche 901/01 gearbox with a limited-slip differential and Porsche 911 gears.

- Suspension upgraded with reinforced coil springs and Bilstein gas-operated adjustable shock absorbers.

- Increased braking using with heavy-duty Mintex shoes and pads.

- Wider wheels shod with Pirelli tyres.

- Special exhaust system.

- Safety roll-cage as per period specification.

- Four supplementary fog and long distance Hella rally driving lights.

- Specially upholstered accurate bucket seats.

- Competition 4-point harness safety belts.

- Sports steering wheel with VW badge.

- VDO rev counter, temperature and oil pressure gauges.

- Electrical master switch on the dash.

- Brantz International 2S Pro Tripmeter (BR7) rally distance meter instrument.

- Porsche Salzburg livery complete with all Shell, Bilstein, Bosch and Pirelli period stickers.