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1973 Volkswagen Thing Acapulco Tribute

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Manufacturer: Volkswagen
Model: Thing
Year: 1973
Type: Convertible
Color: White
Mileage: 34,751
Engine: 1600 CC Flat 4
Transmission: Manual
Interior Color: White
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1973 Volkswagen Thing Acapulco Tribute for sale

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1973 Volkswagen Thing
Stock #0741-TPA

1973 Volkswagen Thing for Sale

Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS ENGINE:   1600 CC Flat 4 BODY STYLE :   Convertible TRANSMISSION:  
4 Speed Manual
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   34751 INTERIOR COLOR :   White    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

CD Player. AM/FM Radio. Manual Convertible Top. Vinyl Interior. Seatbelts

SELLER REMARKS

For the right person. this is just The Thing! But puns aside. the 1973 Volkswagen Type 181 (AKA "Thing") is one of those cool factory variations on the Beetle that utilized its bulletproof engineering to the max. As a result. these are both highly useful and a rapidly appreciating classic.


The Thing is very memorable. but was only officially imported for two years. That's why you don't see too many of them out in the classic car circles. These were originally built purely for function. Those ribs in the straight metal panels provide added strength. the windshield folds down like a Jeep. and all four doors are removable and interchangeable. But just like the original Beetle. we found a personality in all of this purpose. This is especially true with one that is painted in the white and blue livery that pays tribute to the limited edition Acapulco Thing. And we know you love the details on this right down to the white folding roof and white wheels with blue lug nuts. It's a total presentation that gives this one a terrific sunny day disposition and presentation.


Inside. the well-coordinated package continues with a custom full white interior that includes front sport seats that add charm as well as comfort. Plus. the blue on the seatbelts. inner doors. and dash tell you this was a truly thoughtful customization. In fact. speaking of thoughtful. the AM/FM/CD stereo is connected to marine-grade speakers. Sure. their white appearance matches with the rest of the interior. but it's also nice to have that extra outdoor confidence in such a sunshine-friendly droptop. And the nautical themed upgrades don't end there. The wood appearance on the steering wheel matches the marine-like the wood slats in the floor for more well-coordinated fun.


The real heart of the go anywhere at anytime feeling comes from the familiar air-cooled 1600 cc VW motor. It's no surprise that the Thing shares many components with the Beatle so it has a similar reputation for a rugged drivetrain and easy maintenance. This is linked to the sturdy and versatile four-speed manual transmission. which allows you to get the most out of the motor. It feels airy and nimble on the road. but this is truly built to be capable when the pavement ends. too. The Thing's higher ground clearance works nicely in conjunction with the weight of the rear-mounted engine to improve traction and ability.


The Type 181 Thing is one of those great cars that has a breezy nature but is backed up by solid engineering. It's an easy to own and easy to love appreciating classic. and if you're quick enough. it can be all yours. Call today!!!

1973 Volkswagen Thing for Sale

 

1973 Volkswagen Thing for Sale

Stock # 0741-TPA  
Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

TERMS OF SALE   Vehicle may be sold by Streetside Classic Cars prior to the end of the auction. Streetside Classic Cars reserves the right to end its auctions early or to cancel bids solely at its discretion and shall not be held liable for any such cancellation. The winning bidder is required to contact Streetside Classic Cars within 24 hours after the close of the auction to finalize the details of the transaction. A $500 Paypal deposit is required immediately upon selecting the Buy-It-Now option. The $500 Paypal deposit is non-refundable as ending an eBay auction and not buying the vehicle is very damaging to the seller. Any refunds will be at the sole discretion of Streetside Classic Cars and are not guaranteed. If winning bidder does not contact Streetside Classic Cars and submit deposit within 48 hours of auction close. vehicle may be made available to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer on a first come. first serve basis. For balance of payment we will accept bank wire transfer (preferred). cashier's check. or personal check (vehicle shipment will be delayed until check clears). Streetside Classic Cars has represented this vehicle to the best of its ability. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact us directly to provide additional information or answer any questions. Please be aware that all pre-owned vehicles. regardless of age. mileage. or manufacturer are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. Streetside Classic Cars encourages bidder to have a personal inspection completed prior to delivery to help ensure your satisfaction. Third party inspections are to take place prior to a vehicles shipment or delivery. All vehicles are sold "AS IS" and with no warranties expressed or implied. Final or winning bid price does not include shipping. tax. title. or registration fees. It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide for any state or local taxes and shipping expenses resulting from the sale. We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers. Most of them can deliver the vehicle to your driveway. We assume no responsibility for damages or delays incurred once a vehicle is in a shipper's custody. Streetside Classic Cars bears no liability and shall be held harmless for any complications. expenses. or damages resulting from a failure to meet these terms as they have been set forth and established herein. An additional documentation fee of $199 will be added to the purchase price at the time of sale.

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WE WELCOME INTERNATIONAL BUYERS

As an international buyer. it is as easy to purchase a vehicle from us as it is for any domestic buyer.   Please call or email any one of our showrooms at:

Charlotte Showroom Phone:
001-704-598-2130

Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com

Atlanta Showroom Phone:
001-678-279-1609

Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com

Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom Phone:
001-817-764-8000

Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com

Tampa Showroom Phone:
001-813-501-1630

Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com

Nashville Showroom Phone:
001-615-930-0600

Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

Rest assured. you are dealing with one of the largest classic car dealerships in the United States with one of the largest (500+) vehicles on display. Our sales staff is very knowledgeable and can assist you in every aspect of the purchase.


International buyers welcome!
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If you decide to purchase from us. we require that you give us your complete name. address and phone numbers (home. office. mobile and fax) and a port of entry that handles containers. We do not ship vehicles open (RORO: Roll On Roll Off) due to risk of damage to vehicle and theft of parts.

All international purchases must be paid by bank wire transfer in US Dollar funds only.

Once we have received the funds. we will prepare the car for international shipment through one of our approved land and ocean carriers. We file all the necessary documents for export. deliver the car to a US port. secure it in containers and board an ocean carrier. We can land a vehicle to any port worldwide handling container traffic. We export cars regularly and are familiar with export requirements. You. or your agent. are responsible for Custom clearing the vehicle and registration in your own country.

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