1958 Volkswagen Beetle-New California Top
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1958 Volkswagen Beetle-New California Top for sale
Very rare and desired factory black Bug with roll-back California top roof
First model year for larger rear window
Black-plate California car
Original owner worked at California's Jet Propulsion Lab
Factory folding fabric sunroof
Recent black exterior repaint and new Terra Cotta interior
1200cc flat four-cylinder engine
Four-speed manual transmission
Four-wheel hydraulic brakes
Factory black VW bugs are hard to find. especially from the earlier years. MotoeXotica Classic Cars is excited to offer this 1958 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible. a black-plate California car. That has resided in Sierra Madre. LA Since 2005 (12 years).
This example. made sometime between December 31. 1957 and July 1958. is in excellent condition. It was purchased at Chick Iverson Volkswagen in Newport Beach. California. which is reportedly the current site of Newport Beach Porsche. The car was sold new to an employee at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena. California because the plate began with JPL. a combination only available to those employees.
Dressed in black. its recent professional repaint glistens in the light and its trim is well sorted and ready to win trophies. This bug's windows are clear and crack-free. Note that it has the pop-out rear side glass common on later Bugs. The car has its original Hella headlights. haze-free and intact. and the rest of its lights are in great shape. The car rolls on Commander bias-ply wide whitewall tires and factory moon wheel covers. The car's body panels are straight and solid. Its factory folding fabric roof looks very good and the car's engine bay is very tidy and nicely detailed.
For 1958. all Beetles received a revised instrument panel and a larger rectangular rear window replaced the previous oval design. Earlier in the decade. VW fitted its cars with four-wheel hydraulic brakes. Under its rear bonnet. the engine has been upgraded to the 1200cc engine. making daily commuting much easier. The horn in inoperable too. The engine is hooked to a four-speed manual transmission. The car has independent front suspension with swing axles. trailing arms and torsion bars in the rear. The car has also undergone a recent tune-up and front end alignment.
Inside. its new Terra Cotta interior. with contrasting white piping. looks fantastic. The front buckets. rear bench. black carpeting and white headliner all look beautiful. The black instrument panel. with its VDO gauges and original. white. two-spoke steering wheel. appear new. The inner door panels. which continue the theme set by the seats. look great. and the mirror glass and white shift lever round out the interior. This is a radio-delete model.
This car is currently located at our facility in St. Louis. Missouri. Current mileage on the odometer shows 98. 51 miles. It is sold as is. where is. on a clean and clear. exempt mileage title. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!
Note: Please see full terms and conditions listed below that pertain to the purchase of any said vehicle. thank you. Vehicle Photos: About Motoexotica: History
MotoExotica. com is a licensed bonded dealer through the state of Missouri. We have been in business since 1988 selling high end. special interest. pre-owned and exotic vehicles.
With the advent of the Internet and EBay Motors. we have found an avenue that allows us to sell cars we normally purchased for ourselves. We have owned just about every exotic and luxury car known to man; such as ISO Grifo to Jaguar XKE. Lamborghini Countach and Rolls Royce.
In the past. these cars were sold primarily through Hemmings Motor News and through word of mouth. We would normally keep a car and enjoy it personally for 6 – 18 months. However. with listing cars on EBay Motors. our turnover has tremendously increased. Now. the average time we hold a car is 4 – 6 weeks!
With the increase in turnover has come the increased need of fine automobiles. We are constantly looking for exceptional cars and travel the country coast to coast in search of the rare and unusual. We find our cars through individuals like yourselves as well as classic car and dealers auctions. We do not purchase vehicles that we would not be proud to own ourselves.
For a quote on shipping anywhere in the world. please feel free to email us at sales@Motoexotica. com or call 636-600-4600. We will give you an estimated cost for open and enclosed transport or overseas. We are happy to accommodate our international buyers! Over the last several decades we have exported thousands of cars to Norway. Germany. Estonia. Puerto Rico. Hawaii. Alaska. Costa Rica. Brazil. British Columbia. Canada and many other locations around the world. Overseas shipments will be placed into a steel container for safe sea passage or optional roll-on/roll-off (RoRo). We take care of all the details and paperwork. All you have to do is collect the car at your nearest port and enjoy! Please note that we are not a transport company and only offer this service as a convenience to our customers. You are more than welcome to arrange your own shipping. Transportation will commence only after final payment and signed documentation are received.
We offer financing through many of the best lenders in the industry. They are currently offering very attractive rates for all collector and special interest automobiles. With loan amounts from $10. 00 to $500. 00. and flexible terms of up to 12 years. you can finance the car of your dreams. Call us at 636-600-4600 for additional details.Terms and Conditions: Payment Options We accept the following payment methods:
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Vehicle Pickup & Shipping General Terms
The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at our St. Louis location finds the car not to your liking. we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. Feedback MUST be left before the vehicle is released to the buyer/agent/shipper. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.
All disputes arising out of or resulting from this sale shall be finally determined by binding arbitration in St. Louis. Missouri in accordance with the commercial rules of arbitration of the American Arbitration Association. The arbitration shall be carried out by one or more arbitrators in accordance with said rules. Any award shall be enforceable in any court of competent jurisdiction in the same manner as judgments. This agreement to arbitrate shall survive the sale of the automobile described herein. Buyer and Seller hereby agree that Missouri law shall control for all purposes under this Bill of Sale. Buyer and Seller hereby consent to the personal jurisdiction of the state and federal courts of Missouri to specifically enforce the agreement to arbitrate and to enter judgment of and enforce the award of the arbitrator. All above terms and conditions are applied to vehicle sales. whether through EBay or otherwise. Fees and Taxes
Payment must be made by Cashiers Check. Money Orders or Wire Transfers payable in US Dollars. A Refundable deposit in the amount of $500. 00 must be received within Twenty-Four (24) hours of the auctions close either by Master Card. Visa. Discover or PayPal (Credit Cards or PayPal for deposit only NOT for full payment). Purchaser cannot make any claims of ownership to said vehicle without payment in full. The buyer has seven (7) days from close of auction to inspect the vehicle. If an inspection or decision takes longer than seven days and you find the vehicle not to your liking. your deposit will be forfeited and the car will be relisted. Final payment must be received within ten (10) days of the auction close. The refundable deposit only applies if you or an agent inspect said vehicle in St. Louis and find it not to your liking. Documentation Fee: There will be a $195. 00 fee added to each car sold. This includes title transfer. inventory tax. holding costs. vehicle preparation. storage and priority documentation delivery.
We will not be responsible for buyer’s remorse or problems found to said vehicle once they have left our property. We are just being realistic; most of the cars we deal in are vintage and by their very nature will need TLC and some degree of attention sooner or later. These are not new cars and your expectation should not be of a perfect. new car. Once full payment has been received. Seller will email or fax a copy of clear title. Bill of Sale. Buyers Guide and additional DMV forms to the Buyer to sign and return via email or fax. The fully-executed forms must be returned to the Seller prior to the shipment of said vehicle. Original paperwork will be sent to Buyer via USPS Priority Mail within ten (10) days from date of final payment. ☎ Call or text "22664" to 636-323-3317 for more information
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