This bus underwent a complete restoration with new and original VW materials and has been customized into a 19window Splittie variant
Original 1.2L flat, aircooled fourcylinder engine
Fourspeed manual transmission
White Lotus and Light Gray exterior with original gray and white upholstery inside
Hella headlights and VDO gauges
Original sunroof and original wheels
Original bananamodel arrows
Early firstgeneration VW Type 1 Transporters, better known here as the VW Bus, are becoming rarer as time goes on. This example was built at Volkwagens Transporter factory in Hanover, West Germany. It underwent a complete restoration with new and original Volkswagen materials was customized into a 19window SplitWindow or Splittie variant.
Finished in a White Lotus over Light Gray, the exterior is in overall great condition. Both sections of the split windshield are finished in chrome and flipout for extra ventilation. The bodywork with its Hella headlights, is solid and straight and includes the vans original sunroof and original bananamodel arrows. The engine bay is exceptionally tidy, the bumperettes with overriders look fantastic.
This Splittie rolls on Goodyear tires, size 6.4015 at all four corners. Each tire surrounds factory full moon wheel covers with gray beauty rings. The tires and wheels are in very good order.
In the back is the original 1.2L flat, aircooled fourcylinder engine buttoned to a fourspeed manual transmission.
Inside, the original gray and white upholstery makes this a true time capsule vehicle. The seats have been wrapped in clear plastic to preserve the original patina. On the floor are black mats that are in decent order. A twospoke steering wheel faces the driver. The dashboard, with its VDO gauges is in satisfactory shape while the inner door liners exhibit the same patina as the seats.
The first generation of the Volkswagen Type 2 with the split windshield, informally called the Microbus, Splitscreen, or Splittie among modern fans, was produced from March 8,1950 through the end of the 1967 model year. Like the Beetle, the first Transporters used the 1100 Volkswagen motor, a 1.1L aircooled flatfourcylinder boxer engine mounted in the rear. This was upgraded to the 1.2L in 1953.
Competition to this VW Bus included Chevrolets Greenbrier (Corvan) (1961), and G10 Sportvan (1965), Dodges A100 (1964) Fords Econoline (1961) and GMCs HandiBus (1965).
Classic VW fans or fans of vans in general, this Splittie is not something you should pass by without stopping by MotoeXotica Classic Cars and examining up close.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 98,855 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE
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Exterior: Lotus White over Light Gray
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