1971 Volkswagen Type 2

Streetside Classics-Charlotte
800 Derita Road, Ste. A
Concord, NC

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Concord, NC



Year 1971
Mileage 43464
Engine 100
Doors --
Transmission Manual
Make Volkswagen
Model Type 2

Type 2 1971

Title Status --
Exterior Color Burgundy
Interior Color Black


This 1971 Volkswagen Type 2 Bus is a great classic that became an icon thanks to both style and function. So while we all have fond memories of where we were when we saw our first Bus, the next owner also gets to discover how great they are to still enjoy and customize today.

The second series of the Type 2 has terrific body lines for a cool two-tone presentation. The burgundy and white here is a driver-quality application that carries that tradition quite well. More than just a two-tone, the colors are intertwined nicely as the white bumpers and steel wheels complement the roof section. There are nice details like the bright hubcaps and the front bumper with integrated steps (one of the final years for this feature.) And you'll also spot some nice investments in fundamentals, like the new windows and rubber seals. So while you can tell from the pics that the full package is not perfect, there have been about $5k worth of recent investments. That means you have useful additions now and room to personalize this into your ideal magic bus.

The interior is quite open, but you likely are happy to think about its potential. The right fundamentals are in place, like the newly upholstered front bucket seats, good side panels, and a full rear bench seat. The rest is a blank canvas for you to get creative to create anything from an awesome camper to a great way to promote your company's product.

Under the rear hatch is VW's famous air-cooled flat-four. This 1600cc unit has the look of some newer maintenance items to keep it a stout powerhouse. The four-speed manual transmission allows you to take full control of the motor. Plus, owning a later second-generation Type 2 has its benefits out on the road, including an improved suspension. There are also newer touring tires and the stopping power of power brakes with front discs.

Complete with build receipts, this is a strong cruiser on day one and there's plenty of potential for whatever your plans are down the road. So don't miss this Bus. Call now!


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