1960 Volkswagen Westfalia

"2 Owner Time Capsule"

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$44,900

Year
1960
Make
Volkswagen
Model
Westfalia
Stock
P1962
Vin
613315
Miles
61,961
Engine Size
4 Cylinder
Transmission Type
Manual
Body Color
Red
Interior Color
Red
Drivetrain
RWD
Location
Grand Rapids

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It is no secret that we love interesting cars here at the GR Auto Gallery, and this highly original, very rare, well preserved, two owner, 1960 Volkswagen SO-23 Westfalia Camper Van is no exception. There are about 130 of these SO-23 Camper Vans known to exist. This example was ordered as a tourist delivery SO-23 Westfalia Hatch-top Camper van and outfitted as: North American Options (2 pop out windows), Cold Box, Chemical Toilet, Enders Stove, Sealed Beam Headlights, Larger Oil Bath Air Filter, 88amp Battery, Chrome Hub Caps, Tourist Delivery and Two Tone Sealing Wax Red / Tan Paint Scheme. This SO-23 Still boast many original items including: All original SO-23 Wood Cabinets, Complete tables and latches, Hardware and latches inworking order, original Westfalia Roof Rack, All Westfalia Hooks, Interior Paint, 70 MPH Speedometer with Clear Needle, Front seat in gray material, much of the upholstery material, Interior cabinet mount intact, commercial cardboard sun visor, rear marble mat, nearly all interior hardware, trim around hatch top, most of the original wood, all bed hardware, original complete Westfalia tent, propane tank with hook up, cargo net, pointed bus bumpers.
The Bus has been repainted in its original Sealing Wax Red / with White paint being substituted for the tan.
The vehicle was delivered as a tourist delivery and then transported to Africa where the original owner was a missionary. After a few years, he had the vehicle transported back to the states where he kept the vehicle for special use until the mid 1990's. Service records indicate that the original motor was replaced May 31, 1967 With a Volkswagen Factory Genuine Parts Exchange Correct engine and a new factory service book was issued at that time.
In Short, at 61961 original miles, this 1960 Volkswagen SO-23 Westfalia Camper Van is a time capsule, unique, rare and a good fit for any collection. The body and core structure is amazing. Mechanically, the vehicle is turn-key and ready for use, show or your personal walkabout. Documentation includes original books, many registrations and service receipts, registrations and original identification tag.

To see over 80 photos of this car, including under carriage please visit our website www.grautogallery.com

This vehicle is located at our Grand Rapids facility.

Gr Auto Gallery, LLC and our sister company, Wheelz Sales and Leasing Inc. makes every effort to represent each vehicle accurately and with integrity. We also welcome third party inspections when necessary. Although we try to do our very best to be accurate in our description writing we are human and do make mistakes. Unless otherwise noted, All vehicles are sold AS IS, No Warranty Expressed or Implied. All sales final.

Basic

Year
1960
Make
Volkswagen
Model
Westfalia
Hobby Segment
Van
Miles
61,961
Drivetrain
RWD

Body

Body Style
Van
Doors
3
Body Color
Red
Stripes
No

Interior

Interior Color
Red
Center Console
No

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
4 Cylinder
Transmission Type
Manual

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