1976 Volkswagen Golf L

Lot: 636

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 1.1L 1976 Volkswagen Golf L manual that has been with the current owner for the last 5 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 93 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A very smart early swallowtail four-door Mk1 Golf 'L' ... ....


  • Left-hand drive and delivered new to Italy. Lived in Antibes until four years ago
  • Resplendent in Diamant Silver with the customary period black vinyl interior
  • Showing just 54,000km, believed to be genuine although not warranted
  • Supplied with its original Italian service book, owners handbook and some recent invoices
  • Lovely, low mileage, original four-door 'L' that has clearly been looked after

Lot Details

Registration: PTT 150P RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1976 Engine size: 1.1L
Make: Volkswagen Odometer reading (miles): 33500
Model: Golf L MOT expiry: 2020-05-07
Warranted: No Chassis number: 1763114449

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 93 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Sought-after 'swallowtail' model refers to the shape of the rear panel under the rear lights only on the first three years of production. Paint work is good throughout the car, good panel gaps all round, very small blister on front wing, chrome trim is all in good order & looks original.


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


Black vinyl seats are in great condition, dash has the usual odd crack in the top, carpet has no wear whatsoever, one small puncture in headliner.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Engine runs & performs as it should with no abnormal noises


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Gearbox functions as it should with no abnormal noises, clutch feels good & gears are selected easily.

Running Gear

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


Running gear has never been restored, suspension & brakes still show factory etched numbers on the components suggesting that they are still the original units.


Minor: Major:


All Electrial components work as they should & the loom hasn’t been subjected to any repairs. It even sports a factory diagnostic plug!

Vehicle History


Original Italian service book (not stamped) & owners handbook present, also ministero dei transporti e dellàviazione civile (MoT) booklet stamped from 1976. Receipts since my ownership are present

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