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Lot No. 637 - 1959 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 2.3 JMR

Sold for: £22,000

Superbly engineered and immaculately finished Type 14...   Bare metal restoration. New floor pans. New nose cone. Converted to right-hand drive 2276cc John Maher Racing engine. 5-speed Gene Berg box. 944 discs Independent rear suspension conversion including new gas filled adjustable shocks Lowered front beam with drop spindles. Rear anti-roll/truss bars fitted Superbly finished in Aubergine Metallic. Original seats powder coated. Cream leather interior This is not just a resto-mod, but a well-crafted performance car  
Details Specification Condition Report
Year of manufacture:
1959
Make:
Volkswagen
Chassis number:
2366381
# of cylinders:
4
Engine capacity:
2.3
Body colour:
Aubergine metallic
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
477 UYK
Model:
Karmann Ghia Coupe
Engine number:
CU19152007

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

85 / 135

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Body totally stripped of all paint, very little corrosion found but nose cone replaced because of denting. New floor pans. Converted to RHD.  

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Original seats powdercoated and total leather interior fitted. Sound proofed by Noisekiller of Manchester.

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2276cc JMR Type 1 engine. 5-speed Gene Berg gearbox. Meza fan-assisted oil cooler.

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