Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1973
  • Mileage 
    12 196 km / 7 579 mi
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Lot number 
    51453431
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Red
  • Gearbox 
    Manual

Description

This classic car is for sale on Catawiki. To have more information or to place a bid click on the "BID NOW" button. .Volkswagen Beetle 1303 LS from 1973.
This is not just a Beetle, but one of the more luxurious models! Equipped with a fast 1600cc engine and front disc brakes.
As a result, this model is also called the "Superbeetle”.
A redesigned front wheel suspension with MacPherson struts was added to this model.
Along with a shorter turning circle and a larger boot, it lives up to its name "Superbeetle".
But that is not all. This Beetle is also equipped with a revolution counter, a voltmeter and a temperature gauge.

As already described, the car is equipped with an original 1600cc engine with 50 hp!
The engine code is AS042581.

A lot was renewed recently (August 2021) on this classic, including:
-Cylinder heads
-Engine gaskets
-Intake manifold rubbers
-Spark plugs
-Pushrod pipes
-Flywheel/prise-axle seals
-Gearbox mounts
-Clutch cable and supports
-Insulation engine bay
-Engine oil
-Handbrake cable
-Wheel brake cylinders
-Brake fluid
-Tyres
-Shock absorbers
-and much more!

The Beetle starts, drives, brakes and steers great! Definitely one of the finest driving Beetles.

It has a brand new Dutch periodic vehicle inspection valid until 11-08-2023.

The sporty interior is also wonderful and looks good.
The metallic red paint looks good and was reapplied years ago. There are pictures of this.
This 48-year-old beautiful classic does of course have signs of wear throughout such as a hairline crack in the paint.