1968 Volkswagen Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Rat Rod Ghia
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|Model:||Volkswagen Karmann Ghia|
|Trim:||Rat Rod Ghia|
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1968 Volkswagen Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Rat Rod Ghia for sale
Purchased from Gas Monkey Garage
Custom patina of desirable "Rat Rod" look
Performance 1. 4L horizontally opposed 4 cylinder engine
4-speed manual transmission
4 inch drop!
MotoeXotica Classic Cars rarely says "one of a kind". but there just cant be another 1968 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia like this one! This car named "Betty Rusty". is the epitome of the Rat Rod car culture! Purchased by us at auction for an area charity sponsored by Richard Rawlings of Gas Monkey Garage fame. This event will be featured in an upcoming episode of Fast N Loud and it stills stands as low today as it did the day it graced the cover of the October 2015 issue of Ultra VW magazine!
The VW community has a number of subcultures. all the way from purists to visionaries. The builder of this low scraping sculpture is artist Carlos "C-Low" Mijares is one of latter members. He got this Ghia from a guy who had rescued it from the bone yard. He like the car's patina so much he decided to saved it. but as a creative soul he couldn't resist added a few of his personal touches to the exterior and interior. He then slammed this sled with no bags or juice. just a static drop! When asked if he was finished with it. his response was" you're never done". but why is it so low?. "Because I have to live up to my nickname!"
Re-bodied with a 1961 body onto the 1968 chassis with a 8" narrowed front beam with adjusters and 21/2' drop spindles. Re-finished in a multi colored clear coated rat rod patina. it shows extremely as designed with all the imperfections visible upon 50 ft inspection. Metalflake gold with neon green spider webs adorn the roof. Front and rear bumpers fit properly with chrome removed as well as the override bumper guards. What trim that is present and finish is bright. Weather stripping is not there for both doors. however front and rear glass stripping is good condition with no signs of drying. tearing or shrinkage.
Inside. the floors have been flatened to give an extra 2" of clearance. The door panels actual match and compliment the seats. The dashboard has the same metalflake finish and is designed to mirror the exterior top of the car. The original steering wheel with a grey leather displays well with no real signs of wear. Personal interior touches of the previous owners include. a skateboard wheel gas pedal and a clear acrylic shift knob for the deeply religious.
This Karman Ghia is equipped with a built by Roland (the Buggy Shop) single Solex carburetored 1. 4L boxer 4 cylinder engine with110 cam. matted to a 4-speed manual transmission. rear 4" drop spring plates with1 click up on the torsion. the body is tubbed in the rear to accommodate the 7" wide wheels. bevel gear differential. front disc and rear drum brakes. 17 inch black centered BRM polished lip alloys equipped with 205/40 ZR17 directional tires.
This Rat Rod Ghia will take you back to a simpler time. it just may take you a little more time to get there GET OUT AND LOW RIDE!!!
Current mileage on the odometer shows 93. 52 it is sold as is and is mileage exempt. The car is being sold on a clean & clear title. Vehicle Photos: Vehicle Warranty: ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE IS. AS IS! The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close. you or an agent will have (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. No vehicle is perfect to everyone. Each vehicle has its strengths. styles. tendencies and shortcomings. Therefore. despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle’s mechanical condition. we are not able to warranty a manufacturer’s workmanship or previous owner’s diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold ”WHERE/IS. AS/IS”. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However. with all classic and exotic vehicles. the condition is subjective. Please be advised that no oral or written statements concerning any vehicle constitutes a representation or warranty of the condition of the said vehicle.
INDUSTRY UNIQUE RETURN POLICY: If for any reason you receive your vehicle and have buyer’s remorse. are not happy with the vehicle or just don’t want it for any reason we will purchase the car back from you. We must be notified in writing of your decision to return the vehicle within seven (7) days of your receipt of said vehicle. The vehicle may not have more than 75 additional miles on the odometer from the time it left our possession and be returned in the same condition that it left. You WILL be responsible for a restocking fee that will equal 20% of the purchase price of the vehicle. no exceptions. You will also be responsible for shipping the vehicle back to our shop at your expense. 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 "46691" to 636-323-4353 for more information
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