1958 Volkswagen Beetle Show Car

Lot: 558

Estimate (£): 14,000 - 18,000
(+buyer’s premium of 13.2% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 1.2L 1958 Volkswagen Beetle manual that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 118 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Multi-award winning Beetle Show Car that can be enjoyed every day...

 

  • Originally a 1958 Swedish-market, left-hand drive car. Imported to the UK in 2005
  • Freshly MOT'd and now fully road legal whilst retaining its show car stance
  • Restored to the highest level by the very best available VW specialists
  • Amazing depth of finish by Paintbox. Superb, trophy-winning interior by Bernard Newbury
  • Accompanied by all of its trophies and restoration photographs, this is truly a one-off 

 

Lot Details

Registration: 677 UXL RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1958 Engine size: 1.2L
Make: Volkswagen Odometer reading (miles): 180000
Model: Beetle MOT expiry: 2020-11-07
Warranted: No Chassis number: 1814608

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 118 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:
Trim:

Remarks

The paint is by the very talented chaps at Paintbox in Essex. Their portfolio speaks for itself.

Interior

Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:

Remarks

Almost total perfection, a beautiful fully custom-made grey leather interior, one of the last Bernard Newbury interiors before he retired after a glittering career in the VW show-car scene.

 

 

Engine

Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:

Remarks

Engine had an extnsive rebuild during its thorough restoration

Transmission

Gears: Drive-shaft:
Clutch:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:

Electrics

Minor: Major:

Vehicle History

Remarks

We have many trophies for the car to show the awards it has won. List of awards it has won: Bug jam 2015 Bug jam 2018 Big Bang 2015 Dubworth best 50s vehicle Autoglym plymfest 2009 Dubdayz summerfest best car in show Heritage Bristol volksfest Volksfest Dubs in the middle best of show 2015 Back to basics 5 winner

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history