Volkswagen Type 181 | 1973

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July 23, 2024, 8:18 pm (Europe/Amsterdam)
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We offer for sale this charming Volkswagen Type 181 from 1973. The Volkswagen Type 181, also known as The Thing or Kübelwagen, has achieved a true cult status over the years. Originally designed as a Jeep-like vehicle for the military, it quickly became popular as a recreational car, leading to the production of civilian versions. This classic is powered by a 1500cc 4-cylinder engine paired with a manual gearbox.

The Volkswagen Type 181 we offer for sale here is a European model, distinguished by the coveted small rear lights. The car’s paintwork has been resprayed and is in good condition. The interior is also neat and shows only minor signs of use. Additionally, the VW is equipped with an all-weather soft top that can be fully closed using the removable side windows. The soft top has some minor damage in the corner. The Volkswagen Type 181 accommodates 4 people, allowing you to enjoy touring with friends and family.
This item is sold on an ‘as is’ basis. The condition of this item is our opinion and may differ from your own opinion. Photos and listing descriptions are for guidance purposes only.

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This car drives, brakes and shifts.

The car currently has a Dutch title. The buyer is responsible for registration in its own country.

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