1977 Volkswagen Bus
SWEET VW BUS, 1600CC, 4-SPD, SOLID BODY, TURN-KEY CRUISER, READY FOR THE BEACH!
If you are like us, you can't help but instantly fall in love with classic vehicles like this 1977 Volkswagen Bus. Sure it's not a pristine show car, but that's what we love about this! It's in the condition to do either 1 of 2 things: 1. Drive the wheels off it like it is, or 2, take it to the next level. This Bus is in the perfect condition to be lovingly enjoyed for years to come, with no concerns about getting a scratch in the paint while cruising around the beach.
It also qualifies for a next level restoration because the bus is just incredibly solid. That is pretty remarkable considering how many of these are rusted out beyond belief! That's not the case here, the body is in great shape. The paint is a respray that shows well, but is showing a bit of age from a life on the open road. You won't find major bubbles or cracks, just a really clean paint job that won't keep you from enjoying daily use of this VW! The body is straight, with no serious rust in any of the “usual” VW rust areas.
Mechanically, this bus is an absolute blast to drive! Think about it, when was the last time you saw any VW on the road being enjoyed? Much less a bus? The roof rack and bright blue paint turn heads anywhere you go! The 1600CC VW engine is a classic VW choice, and a smart one too. Parts are readily available, cheap, and these engines are so easy to repair it's just ridiculous! Chances are, any story you've heard about someone limping a VW home with chewing gum and a plastic fork is probably true. This Bus has that classic VW sound, and while it isn't particularly powerful, it is fun to drive in its own way. Sitting over the front wheels makes depth perception a breeze, and gives a feeling of control that is much needed in a vehicle this length.
The interior shows very well, you'll find parchment bucket seats upfront, a wooden headliner, and a black dash that is remarkably void of any cracks or major flaws. The interior looks great in lighter colors, and it has been kept up over time, unlike many examples. Sit down, turn the key, and hit the road! Included in the sale is an extra gauge cluster.
If you are a fan of the VW buses, and don't want to pay $100k for the 21 or 23 window earlier generations, then this is the ride for you. This Bus has a strong “beach” vibe to it, and is easy to picture yourself having a blast with your friends and family this summer. Don't miss out on your chance to own this affordable turn-key classic!
Contact Shelton Classics & Performance for details at (704) 663-0432 or visit www.SheltonClassics.com
DOES IT WORK?
Air Conditioning N/A
Oil PSI Gauge YES
Temperature Gauge N/A
Fuel Gauge YES
Tail Lights YES
Brake Lights YES
Reverse Lights NO
Turn Signals YES
Emergency Brake YES
Keys – Ignition Only YES
Runs & Drives YES
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- 1600 CC 4 Cylinder
- Fuel Specification
- Body Color
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- Seat Material
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- Center Console
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