Volkswagen VW Karmann Ghia Hire 1969 Volkswagen VW Karmann Ghia Type34… — Volkswagen Type 34 Karmann Ghia

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Volkswagen Type 34 Karmann Ghia

1969 VW Karmann Ghia 34 ‘Razoredge’

This VW Karmann is no longer available for hire.


We had fun it for a few years and completed a lot of re-trimming which hadn’t been by its previous owner. Unfortunately it appeal to our hire customers and everyone that hired the Ghia enjoyed, we didn’t enough customers to make it keeping it.

We have now sold the car on and the new owner is planning to have it so this unique bright car is no more.

This VW Karmann Ghia was in the 8th April 2009 Edition of Express as 1 of 12 unusual classic for hire in an article entitled Rentals .

The Type 34 Karmann was introduced by Volkswagen in 1961 , on its new Type 3 platform. It was the launch for Volkswagen’s new 1500 cc engine and was the most luxurious . and most Volkswagen at the time. Due to potential confusion with the release of the 1 Beetle 1500cc in 1967, the dubbed the VW Type 34 the Razoredge in Der Große Karmann (the big in Germany and European Ghia in the States. By 1969 when our VW was the cars were fitted a 1600 cc engine. This the car 40 now. Have you ever such a funky 40 year

This car had been the subject of an re-build with much replaced, a full respray, the bumpers, which would have been chrome. To go the exterior colour scheme, the have been re-trimmed in and black leather. The overall is excellent, such that the owner won a number of 2nd and 1st place in VW Concours competitions during and 2007.

In our ownership I worked a list of small jobs needed doing to complete the When purchased, the suspension had lowered and needed raising a the heater didn’t work and were a number of other items that needed To make sure it was reliable not to break down while out on I drove it throughout the Autumn and covering at least 1,000 in it before hiring it out.

Although this car does a rear bench seat, is very small, has limited and no seat belts. Even the manual calls this an seat’.

Work completed on the car was as

The suspension has been raised to it factory settings.

A new exhaust has been fitted with a set of new heat exchangers to fix the

Unable to find the correct VW vents I fitted a pair of sourced vents in the back perfect fit and a Land Rover to the parcel shelf to demist the window.

Volkswagen Type 34 Karmann Ghia

The electrics were up and bigger front indicators

The old fashioned seat belts been replaced with inertia reel belts.

and tweeters have been into the side panels the seats.

A small rev counter has fitted under the dashboard.

Some of the carpet has been and extra soundproofing installed.

The for the front and rear luggage are no longer available so I had a full set up in black carpeting by a local

The car featured on the VolksWorld Magazine at the VolksWorld Show at Sandown in Esher, Surrey, attended by 18,000 people, from the to 29th March 2009.

It is how much cars change their lifetime. In June I received the Heritage Certificate the Volkswagen AutoMuseum. It was originally Chrome Blue with a roof and electric steel — no sign of that. It the factory with the following fitted: Twin reversing — no sign of them, and a Rear Window — no of that either.

Volkswagen Type 34 Karmann Ghia

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