For Sale, Barn Find 1973 Volkswagen Thing
Price $27,500 USD
Buy Classic Volks – found this one classic Volkswagen Thing for sale in Torrance, California. This a VW Type 181 1973 model year with orange color, only with 32K miles. The car already offered in Craigslist about 11 days ago. The current owner claims is a barn find car, excellent all original never been restored, museum quality. Very good shape frame so perfect like a new car, the engine and interior so clean hoped is very well as is look. It probably be a remarkable sample of the classic Volkswagen Thing ever seen here.
Originally the Type 181 is evolution of the Type 82 Kübelwagen, which is developed as a military vehicle and had been used by the German military during World War II, then start from 1968-83 was offered on civilian market worldwide by Volkswagen including United States 1973-74. So is really fun to kept it, especially like this condition.
Volkswagen Type 181
For your consideration we offer our 1973 Volkswagen Thing Type 181, 32K Original Miles, Original Paint (Body), Original Interior, Original Spare Tire Never On The Ground, Ashtray Never Used, NOS Volkswagen Top on Thing Shop Frame (Original Like New VW Frame Is Included), Thing Shop Side Curtains, New Tires, New Brakes, Powder Coated Bumpers, Wheels Have Been Re-sprayed, NOS Volkswagen Hubcaps, Immaculate Trunk & Engine Compartments and New F/R Thing Shop Floor Mats.
Drives like a 32K Original Mile car should. Quite possibly the nicest unrestored Thing in existence. No disappointments. This is no excuses unmolested car that would augment any serious Volkswagen collection. Museum Quality. **Please note: This a MADE IN MEXICO Thing that was sold new in the U.S.A. This is not one of the uber rare German built Things…
This car sat idle in a barn in Princeton, KY from 1982 until we purchased it 2007. We are the second owners. Multiple show winner at both the prestigious Bug-In and VW Classic.
Please contact Gary via email, phone or text at your convenience for further information.
Thank you for looking. Volkswagen collector owned. Actively seeking a buyer so that we may pursue other automotive interests.
We are very near the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach and therefore look forward to working with an overseas buyer if necessary. All shipping costs are the responsibility of the buyer.
Price is negotiable…
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