1980 VW Rabbit Diesel

1980 VW Rabbit Diesel for sale

For Sale 1980 Rabbit Diesel Westy Survivor

Price SOLD
Buy Classic Volks – Volkswagen Rabbit Diesel for Sale Chester, Maryland, USA, on Very Good condition color red on interior and exterior. Year construction 1980 VW Rabbit Diesel 1980 Rabbit (early westy) with the 1.5 NA Diesel and 4 speed manual transmission. Currently has 138,xxx miles and a ton of new parts. There is a little surface rust on the exterior and very minor rust through in some sections, as shown in the pictures below, but overall the car is a clean survivor with original Tabasco red paint. The interior is very nice as well, flawless seats and headliner, with a red dash pad covering a cracked dash.

Volkswagen Rabbit
Year 1980
Type Rabbit
Model Diesel
Color Maroon
Engine 1.5L / 4 speed
Made in Germany
Condition Good


New parts recently installed (last 1000 miles):

  • Rebuilt Head
  • New head gasket
  • New intake/exhaust manifold, valve cover and oil pan gaskets
  • New timing belt and tensioner
  • New Bosch glow plugs and relay
  • New air and fuel filters
  • New battery
  • New cat-back exhaust
  • New driver and passenger side motor mounts
  • New shifter bushings
  • New front calipers and rotors
  • New front Spindles
  • New rear brake shoes and spring kit, drums turned
  • Aluminum bumpers

The tires have plenty of life left, all of the lights works like they should, the brakes are tight and the car starts right up every time.

If I were keeping it, all I would do is lower it a little bit and maybe new wheels, and then drive it.

I have a clean title and the car is located on Kent Island, MD.

Also included are an assortment of random parts that go with the car, including the chrome center caps for the wheels.

Asking $4,000, Will negotiate within reason with serious buyers only.
Location the Rabbit in Chester, Maryland, USA