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Lot 104

2014   |   Pebble Beach Auctions 2014

1967 Volkswagen Type 2 Campe

SOLD $99,000

Estimate

$70,000 - $90,000| Without Reserve

Chassis

247144598

Car Highlights

Striking Final-Year Type 2 Camper
Complete with Accessorized Westfalia Cargo Trailer
Pop-Up Top, Rear Cargo Rack, Awning, and More

Technical Specs

1,493 CC OHV Flat 4-Cylinder Engine
Single Solex Downdraft Carburetor
53 HP at 4,200 RPM
4-Speed Manual Transaxle
Dual-Circuit Hydraulic Front Disc, Rear Drum Brakes
Independent Front Suspension with Torsion Bars and Stabilizer Bar
Independent Swing-Axle Rear Suspension with Torsion Bars
Register to Bid

Ewan McGregor OBE, Los Angeles, California (acquired in 2008)Current Owner (acquired from the above in 2013)

Designed by Dutch Volkswagen distributor Ben Pon and based on Volkswagen’s original Type 1 “Beetle” Sedan, the Type 2 Transporter debuted at Geneva in 1949. While intended as a practical cargo hauler, its effect and influence were immediate and far-reaching. Easy and economical to maintain and operate, the Transporter was ideally suited to a multitude of uses and gathered a worldwide following.

Volkswagen’s Transporter soon evolved into several variants, including pickup trucks, the dual-purpose Kombi, and a wide variety of camper variants – beginning with Westfalia-built examples from as early as 1949 – which were alternatively known as “Campmobiles.” Production of the first-generation Transporters continued through 1967, and they continue to enjoy a cult-like following as 1960s counterculture icons with avant-garde fair.

Complete with a period Westfalia trailer with external perimeter luggage rack and period suitcases, this final-year Type 2 Camper from 1967 features a pop-up roof, rear luggage rack, awning, door-pantry shelves, a running-water sink, Venetian-blind side windows, period-style upholstery, and a detailed engine bay. Once the unqualified choice of value-conscious families and traveling hippies alike, this wonderful 1967 Type 2 Camper was formerly owned by acclaimed actor Ewan McGregor OBE and now stands ready for more adventures.