1978 Volkswagen Beetle (Last Edition)

Lot: 323

Sold for (£): 11,100
Offered for sale is a 1.2L 1978 Volkswagen Beetle (Last Edition) manual that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 109 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Possibly the very last Beetle delivered to the UK...


  • Rumoured to be the stray 'No. 301' - labelled 'The Maverick'
  • One of the final 300 'Last Edition' Beetles
  • Believed only 28,000 miles supported by previous MOTs
  • Incredible condition inside, outside & engine bay. Porsche 356 wheels
  • Well documented history file demonstrating significant expenditure




Lot Details

Registration: TOP 951S RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1978 Engine size: 1.2L
Make: Volkswagen Odometer reading (miles): 28052
Model: Beetle (Last Edition) MOT expiry: 2020-05-08
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: 1182007322

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 109 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Listed in the Last Edition Beetle Register.

About the Condition Report

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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