1956 Volkswagen Beetle

"Luftgekuhit Legend"

$17,900

Year
1956
Make
Volkswagen
Model
Beetle
Stock
B1733
Vin
11041015
Miles
51,832
Engine Size
1766cc Flat 4cylinder
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual
Body Color
Blue
Interior Color
Black
Drivetrain
RWD
Location
Grand Rapids

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Conceived as a simple, cheap, easy to produce family car, the Volkswagen Käfer translated from German into People's Car named Beetle. The car went on to be extremely successful all over the world and “Volkswagen Culture” defined generations of Americans. In July 2003, the last Beetle rolled off the production line in Mexico. Over 21 million units were produced and the little Beetle came in fourth place in the worldwide “car of the century” competition in 1999.

Our 1956 Beetle is one of the last years to feature the rare and distinctive “Oval” rear window. Just five years of production featured this style before the larger rear window was implemented. According to the owner, a restoration was completed in 2000 and there are less than 12k miles on the new engine. That engine is a 1776 cc 4-cylinder with dual carburetors blowing through custom performance exhaust that really accents that classic air cooled sound. A four speed manual seems to shift smoothly and has a good feeling clutch. With a unique blue color and clean interior with black leather seats, this beetle is a looker. Decent paint quality, good chrome, aftermarket wood steering wheel, and aftermarket 15in chrome wheels are all hallmarks of this example. The engine bay is clean and the newer engine looks very sharp. New electric 12v ignition means this Beetle is also more reliable. A unique head turner, this Beetle is a 51 year old piece of rolling history.

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
1956
Make
Volkswagen
Model
Beetle
Hobby Segment
Classic
Miles
51,832
Drivetrain
RWD

Body

Body Style
Coupe
Doors
2
Body Color
Blue
Stripes
No

Interior

Interior Color
Black
Center Console
No

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
1766cc Flat 4cylinder
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual

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