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1968 Volkswagen Beetle for sale - St. Louis, Missouri

$12,900 USD
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  • Price$12,900 USD
  • Odometer11
  • Body Style
  • Stock #171039

FOR SALE: 1968 Volkswagen Beetle
St. Louis, Missouri

1968 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible

Valour Red exterior with black soft-top and black leatherette interior
1500cc flat four-cylinder engine
Four-speed manual transmission
Hella headlights and VDO gauges
Tidy undercarriage 

Beetle collectors, take heart because MotoeXotica Classic Cars has yet another classic 1960\'s Beetle convertible! â€\" a 1968 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible finished in red exterior with a black interior and top. These classic Bugs are a blast to own and you will get more thumbs up with an old bug than lots of other cars. Everyone has a bug story to share!

Dressed in Valour Red, this Bugâ€s paint and trim are in overall very good order, with blemishes visible upon close inspection on the passenger side. The windows are clear and intact and while the lights, including the Hella headlights, are in overall good shape. This Bug rides on factory steel wheels with caps surrounded by blackwall tires, size 165R15 at all four corners. The tires and wheels look good.

The carâ€s bodywork is solid and straight and the folding roof is in good order. The forward cargo bay is in very good shape and has a full-size spare tire. The engine bay is tidy and the bumpers fit very well to the carâ€s body.

In the rear is VWâ€s bulletproof  1500cc flat four-cylinder buttoned to a four-speed manual transmission.

Inside, the carâ€s black leatherette interior complements the carâ€s exterior. The high-back front buckets and rear bench seats are in great shape, the black carpet is in good order and the black instrument panel, with its VDO gauges, all look good but the fuel gauge is inoperable. The original two-spoke steering wheel is present and looks good with its metal horn ring but the horn is inoperable. The inner door panels, mirror glass and shift lever are all in good order. Completing the interior is a JVC AM/FM stereo with a cassette deck.

Nineteen Sixty-Eight was a year of major change for the Beetle. The most noticeable of which were the new larger, higher mounted C-section bumpers. At the rear, new larger tail-lamps were adopted and were able to accommodate reversing lamps, which were previously separate bumper-mounted units. Beetles worldwide received the \'67 North American style vertical headlamp placement but with replaceable-bulb headlamps compliant with ECE regulations rather than the US sealed beams.

Other improvements were a new outside gas filler with spring-loaded flap, eliminating the need to open the trunk to refuel. The fuel gauge was integrated with the speedometer and was now electrically actuated rather than cable-operated. The spare tire now pressurized the windscreen washer, which was to be maintained at a pressure of 42 psi. A pressure valve in the connecting hose closed airflow to the fluid reservoir if spare tire pressure fell below 30 psi, which was above the recommended pressures for the road tires. A ventilation system was introduced, which drew fresh air into the cabin from louvers on the front decklid. For improved shifting, the shift lever was shortened, stiffened and moved rearward by three inches.

A number of safety improvements were made in order to comply with the then-new American safety regulations: trigger-operated outside door handles, a secondary front hood latch, collapsing steering column, soft vent window latches, rotary glove compartment latch and instrument panel knobs labeled with pictographs. US models received a padded instrument panel that was optional in other markets. To meet North American head restraint requirements, VW developed the industry\'s first high-back bucket seat.

Competition to this Volkswagen in 1968 included Chevroletâ€s Corvair.

This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis, Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 11,787 miles. It is sold as is, where is, on a clean and clear, mileage exempt title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!

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VIN: 1102977705

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About This Dealership:

We are here for you at MotoeXotica Classic Cars and will ensure your online buying experience will be a pleasurable one from start to finish. We are now in our 10th year selling on Ebay with over 1,200 positive feedbacks! MotoeXotica was one of the Pioneer Classic Car dealers on Ebay and have seen a lot of dealers come and go. We have a brick and mortar 30,000 sq. ft. building on 5 acres in St. Louis, MO to serve you; we like to sell our cars the same way as we would like to purchase them, fairly and honestly. We ask for a nominal $500.00 credit card deposit and give you a 7 day grace period to inspect the car. If you find the car not to your liking we will refund your deposit with no questions asked should you get here and not like the vehicle. We all know that the financial times right now are tough. With the stock market being so volatile and investments becoming less valuable, many people are turning to the classic car market to invest their money. Putting your money into a hard asset that you can enjoy everyday is becoming a very popular option, especially now when the marketplace is lower then it’s been in many years. We invite you to put your money into a vehicle that is fun to own and brings back memories of when you were younger. We offer financing through two of the best lenders in the industry. If you visit www.jjbest.com or www.woodsidecredit.com they are currently offering very attractive rates for all collector and special interest automobiles. With loan amounts from $10,000 to $500,000, and flexible terms of up to 12 years, you can get financed for as low as 6.99%. About MotoeXotica.com Classic Cars: After 22 years of selling classic cars, Motoexotica has branched out as St. Louis’ Premier Classic & Exotic public car auction. Our number one goal is to provide service that is above and beyond the highest expectations for both buyers and sellers alike. In order to maintain this goal, we have joined forces with Manheim, the premier Auction House in St. Louis.
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