Saturday, July 1, 2017

Body Positivity: 1969 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia Type 14

I'm not one of those people who actually likes to see rust on a car and raves about the patina...but there is something cool about an unrestored classic - flaws and all.  Like this 1969 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia offered for $6,200 in Billings, MT via craigslist.  Tip from FuelTruck.

 
The Volkswagen Type 14 Karmann Ghia  was built as a 2+2 coupe and convertible from 1955 to 1974.  The mechanical components were borrowed from the Type 1 Beetle with styling by Luigi Segre of carrozzeria Ghia and coach-built bodywork from Karmann. Today's example was given a small mechanical restoration in 2002, and continues to be daily driven.


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2 comments:

  1. I love it but I could not resist a slight front lowering and Empi wheels.

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  2. Pull the bumpers off a classic Karman Ghia, and something magical happens...

    [image src="http://www.2040-cars.com/_content/cars/images/13/1144813/001.jpg" width="400px"/]

    -Stan (who has owned 3, and loved every one of them)

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