1973 Volkswagen Beetle 1303 Convertible

Lot: 444

Sold for (£): Unsold
Offered for sale is a 1.6L 1973 Volkswagen Beetle 1303 Convertible automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 102 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Recent thorough restoration including new interior.


  • Genuine Karmann convertible in left-hand drive
  • Engine with electronic ignition replacement less than 3,000 miles ago
  • Matching blue and cream coachwork and interior topped off with a new hood
  • Imported from Germany in 1986 and presented with some paperwork
  • Many parts replaced including suspension bushes, steering rod bushes plus a rebuilt rack
  • Over 500 hours spent to bring this Bug back to its best


Lot Details

Registration: AUR 175M RHD/LHD: Left Hand Drive
Year: 1973 Engine size: 1.6L
Make: Volkswagen Odometer reading (miles): 34800
Model: Beetle 1303 Convertible MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: 15A2012864

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 102 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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


new seat covers and carpets but original dash etc


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


replaced 3000 miles ago with a rebuilt unit, runs very sweet with new pertronix electronic ignition


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


Minor: Major:


rear part of loom replaced with a new loom

Vehicle History

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