2019 was a sad year for the automotive world as an icon finally hung up its name. The Volkswagen Beetle was born amongst troubled times and destruction but went on to be one that promoted peace and love. The simple formula of having a car that was cheap and simple to use and one that can be used daily grew to be one of the world’s highest selling cars with over 20 million sold in its lifetime. The unmistakable burble and bubbly looks cemented the Volkswagen Beetle in pop culture and millions of driveways around the world. Celebrate peace and love with this 1968 Volkswagen Beetle Coupe we have today. Located in New Jersey this icon is a classic that can be enjoyed and treasured without breaking your bank.
With a production run of 65 years, the original design was hardly changed and stayed relevant. This 1968 Volkswagen Beetle Coupe sports a red exterior which has seen a fresh repaint when this car had reportedly gone through a full frame-off restoration. The car is originally reported to be a red color car and repainted red to keep it original, the car has custom vinyl graphics to match the red exterior, which was installed towards the end of 2021, The owner states that the graphics can be removed upon request. The seller reports that this car also has custom California windows as well. To complete its look the car rides on a set of chrome wheels. The Beetle’s interior had the bare essentials to keep its passengers happily chugging along. The black interior on this 1968 Volkswagen Beetle Coupe is all original with the original steering wheel in place as well. There is an aftermarket sound system also in place for good tunes to keep you company. Included in the sale is one key and an owner’s manual which the owner isn't sure whether it's the original.
The recipe in technical terms was very simple. Build a car that was reliable and easy to work on. What came to be was a rear engined rear wheel drive set up which was followed for countless years to come. You can have your Beetle in multiple engine trims. This 1968 Volkswagen Beetle Coupe sports a 1500cc 4-cylinder engine. Whilst power was not all that impressive, it sure makes up for a reliable classic you can use frequently and enjoy. Drive is sent to the rear wheels of the car through a 4 speed manual transmission. Finding a Volkswagen Beetle with its original motor and transmission is increasingly becoming a rare sight but the current owner reports that the motor and transmission in this car are numbers matching and original. What’s better than this? The motor and transmission have also reportedly been recently rebuilt providing you with trouble free miles and many peaceful drives to come.
Car Location: New Jersey Full frame off restoration reported by seller Seller reports original motor and transmission, numbers match Recently rebuilt motor and transmission Black interior 4 speed manual transmission Reported to originally a red car Repainted during restoration Seller reports custom California windows Current owner has vinyl graphics on vehicle installed towards the end of 2021 Graphics can be removed upon request - seller 1 key included Owners manual included - not sure if original Chrome wheels
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