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Lot 55

2014   |   Amelia Island Auction 2014

1957 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

SOLD $35,200

Estimate

$45,000 - $55,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

1472693

Engine

1304869

Car Highlights

A Wonderful Example of the Iconic “Low-Light” Karmann Ghia
No-Expense-Spared Comprehensive Restoration Completed in 2013
Complete Rebuild of Engine, Transmission, Suspension, Steering, and Brakes
Approximately 100 Miles Since Restoration
Presented in Period-Correct Trout Blue

Technical Specs

1,192 CC Flat 4-Cylinder Engine
Single Solex 28 PICT Carburetor
36 BHP at 3,600 RPM
4-Speed Manual Transaxle
Hydraulic Front and Rear Drum Brakes
Axle Beam Torsion Bar Front Suspension
Swing-Axle Torsion Bar Rear Suspension

Saleroom Addendum

*Please note this vehicle operates on a 6-volt electrical system, rather than a 12-volt as stated in the catalogue.

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