Rare Pebble Gray & Water Blue *European Beetle* Semaphores *All Matching Numbers

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Technical specifications

Manufacturer:Volkswagen
Model:Beetle - Classic
Year:1960
Type:Sedan
Fuel Type:Gasoline
Color:Pebble Gray
Mileage:33539
Transmission:Original Split Case 4-Speed
Interior Color:Water Blue
Engine:Original 1.2 Litre (Matching Numbers)
Number of Cylinders:4
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1960 European Beetle with Semaphores
This 1960 Volkswagen Beetle is a European-market example that was imported to the United States in 1977 by a returning US serviceman and remained under his ownership until 2019. The miles are believed to be original. This Beetle is in very well preserved original condition and only painted once in the past. The car is finished in single-stage Pebble Gray over Water Blue fabric and original door panels. It features lovely Semaphores, a single chrome mirror, and chrome bumpers with over riders. Power is supplied by its original 1.2-liter flat-four mated to its original four-speed manual transmission. Features include original body-side moldings, as well as bright trim, chrome bumpers with over riders, dual exhaust, black VW mud flaps, and original Wolfsburg crest on the front trunk lid.
1960 is a transition year for the Beetle making it a unique 1 year car, great for collectability. Many unique features about the 1960 and this one also has Semaphores making it even more interesting, as they were discontinued on US-market Beetles starting in 1955, and 1960 was the final year they were fitted to European models as in this example here. The Steel 15? wheels are painted two-tone gray and fitted with original VW- chrome hubcaps and Coker Classic whitewall tires.
This Beetle is fully sorted and ready to enjoy! A complete refresh of the brakes was recently performed including replacement of the shoes, lines, and all four wheel cylinders. All four shock absorbers were also replaced. It comes with the original motor to the car. A matching numbers 1.2-liter flat-four which came equipped with a Solex 28 PCI one-barrel carburetor and was rated at 36 horsepower when new. The engine number (3814781) corresponds to this vehicle produced in May 1960. The cylinders and pistons, the fuel pump, the ignition coil, the spark plugs, the points, and the condenser have all been recently replaced. A replacement accelerator cable and fuel-reserve valve were also installed. The chassis number on the data plate under the front hood (3101856) matches the number stamped on the frame tunnel under the rear seat as shown in the picture gallery. Please watch the cold start video and the driving video to see how nice and smooth the car drives. It is shown driving on the highway going up to 70MPH as well as some city driving. Please contact us with any questions you may have. We can assist you with door to door auto transport at great rates.
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