1971 Volkswagen Beetle 1302 Convertable

Lot: 567

Sold for (£): 11,880
Offered for sale is a 1.6L 1971 Volkswagen Beetle 1302 Convertable manual that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 108 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

It's difficult to imagine a more attractive Beetle convertible...

  • Imported to the UK in 1990
  • Fully restored. Glass out, trim out, body-off, nut and bolt rebuild by its one UK owner
  • The 1.6 engine is a straight out of the crate and the transmission was fully rebuilt
  • History from 1990 and a photographic record of the build from strip down to completion
  • Superbly finished in "Fire Engine Red" with great attention to detail throughout
  • An absolute 'Head-turner' ready for the Summer


Lot Details

Registration: HMT 154J RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1971 Engine size: 1.6L
Make: Volkswagen Odometer reading (miles): 46000
Model: Beetle 1302 Convertable MOT expiry: 2017-06-08
Warranted: No Chassis number: 1512201160

CCA Condition Report

Overall: 108 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


It's a new engine - done under 2000 miles.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


It had a full rebuild

Running Gear

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


The car is as close to perfect as you can get from a restoration


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


I have the vast majority of the bills from the restoration, including loads of photographic evidence. I have very little from before

About the CCA 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