1979 VW Beetle Karmann Convertible

Lot: 164

Sold for (£): 9,546
Offered for sale is a 1.6L 1979 Volkswagen Beetle Karmann Convertible manual that has been with the current owner for the last 5 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 95 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Smart, well presented, RHD, 1.6-litre 'Karmann Cabriolet'...


  • Spring fresh in Alpine White with a bespoke white interior and white hood
  • Imported into the UK in 1990, converted from LHD to RHD
  • Seats recovered and completely resprayed in its original colour six years ago
  • From six years current ownership with an MOT valid until February 2020
  • Karmann Cabriolet Beetles are pretty rare beasts and in this condition even more so


Lot Details

Registration: FMU 658V RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1979 Engine size: 1.6L
Make: Volkswagen Odometer reading (miles): 15100
Model: Beetle Karmann Convertible MOT expiry: 2020-02-18
Warranted: No Chassis number: 1592036149

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 95 / 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:
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Vehicle History


Speedo-head change at some point. The currently indicated mileage of 15,100 is naturally unwarranted.

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