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We always love a classic with a good story, and so when you find out that this 1969 Volkswagen Beetle has been with the same family for over a half-century, it makes for an irresistible tale. And when you see the fresher investment in places like the interior, it makes for quite an inviting cruiser.
Vintage Volkswagens are all about personality. So even before you know the history, the bright red style makes this one quite cheery. The car was with the same family from new up until March 2022, and so they enjoyed it and made updates along the way. This is reflected in a finish that was resprayed later in life, and today has aged into a full driver-ready style. So you can give it a respray, but we also like how everything on the outside feels like a catalyst for talking about 53 years of history and how being a known car means even the odometer is believed to be fully accurate. The plentiful Bug culture means basically any upgrading or updating you'd want to do is readily available and affordable. But the way it is right now just seems to project its true vintage character... and this one really does have plenty of classic-style charm. It's in the details like the added roof rack with color-coordinated roof slats and the tool kit in the front trunk.
While it's nice to see some patina on the exterior, the interior was not made to last over a half-century. So the last year under the first owner outside of the family was spent making sure this Beetle continued to feel like a fresh cruiser. This included investment in new seat covers, carpet, sun visors, and the trunk liner. We particularly like the upgraded radio. It looks like a stock unit, but it's really a modern AM/FM digital tuner with aux input and Bluetooth. So you get to choose your favorite modern music in this very classic Beetle.
The engine bay was another recipient of a solid investment, and the clean and tidy look of the 1600 motor in the rear is your first indication. Plus, there was a new firewall, fan shroud, muffler, and tailpipes. It means this hardy motor fires up readily. And any additional updating or upgrading is quite easy and affordable - that's part of the fun of VW ownership. It shifts smoothly thanks to a new clutch and cable for the four-speed manual transmission, and it drives with confidence thanks to new brakes.
A unique Beetle like this comes with the original warranty card and the classic owner's manual to help showcase its history. Volkswagens are fun classics, and this one has an even more fun story to tell. Call today!!!