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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