1968 VW Bus

Clipper Microbus

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1968
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1

Thursday 12th March 2009
Registration Number: OCV 449F Chassis Number: 248136680
Early bay door buses have become hot property these days, especially Deluxe models as good as this Bus featured here. When you hear the term ‘Early Bay’ it essentially refers to any Bay Window Bus built prior to August of 1971. Bays of this vintage came with much more rounded features such as curvaceous bumpers and low-level, radiused indicators on the front panel and oval-shaped rear light clusters on the tail end. The fresh air intake on the front panel is unique to the early Bay too, for it has rounded corners that blend with the slightly plump look of the second generation of the Volkswagen Transporter.
Adding to the list of early cool is the large VW front badge akin to that of the Split Screen model. Also lending charm are body panels such as the front and rear w