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1979 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon

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Manufacturer: Volkswagen
Model: Bus/Vanagon
Year: 1979
Type: MiniVAN
Color: Red
Mileage: 49,099
Engine: 4 Cylinder
Transmission: Manual
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1979 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon for sale

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1979 Volkswagen Bus
Stock #1838-DFW

1979 Volkswagen Bus 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:   4 Cylinder BODY STYLE :   Van TRANSMISSION:  
4 Speed Manual
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   49099 INTERIOR COLOR :   Black    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

Heat. Vinyl Interior. Front Disc Brakes. Seatbelts-Front

SELLER REMARKS

Who would have thought that the funky. quirky VW microbus would become a red-hot collectable? This 1979 Volkswagen bus takes a little different path with a California-style custom makeover that includes a few performance upgrades. an awesome custom look. and a rolling movie theater within. Just imagine hitting the cruise nights with this neat little bus!



Traditional busses are everywhere. but if you want to really stand out. building a custom bus is the only way to go. This is a cargo van. not a transporter. so it lends itself perfectly to the two-tone look. since you don't have to worry about windows. The burgundy metallic paint has a lot of metallic and pearl in it. so it really glows in the sunlight. and even in our studio you can see that the sheetmetal is incredibly straight and smooth. The black strip along the window line adds length and further differentiates this Vee-Dub from its siblings. A few body-colored trim bits such as the simple steel bumpers make it seem sleek (as sleek as a box on wheels can look. anyway) but the big chrome VW emblem on the nose is recognized around the world. There's clearly a lot of money tied up in this build. and while it's not perfect. it does make a statement that is hard to resist.



Inside. there are a host of changes and you'll see why the panel truck was ideal for this build. The front seats are the usual wide buckets now wrapped in comfortable two-tone gray vinyl. Slide behind the big. leather-wrapped steering wheel and you'll see the original instruments. which pretty much amount to speed and fuel level. just like in the Beetle. However. with the upgraded engine and a 4-speed manual transmission. it's pretty peppy around town. Neatly fitted black carpets throughout help control noise and heat and are a big step up from the original rubber mats. and the custom door panels add a little flash. too. Open the rear sliding door and you'll see why using a panel van was important. There's a standard bench seat. of course. and it's upholstered to match the front seat. but everything else is black. Hit a button and a flat-screen TV rises out of a special housing behind the front seat. giving you long-range entertainment. including a Sony PS3. It's dark and quiet back there. like a movie theater. and it's easy to imagine hitting the road with the whole gang in this one. There's still plenty of storage behind the seat. and it's all quite nicely finished so it'll draw a lot of attention at shows.



The engine is a strong-running 1774cc flat-four with a pair of EMPI carburetors and a few other horsepower tricks that really wake it up. It's neatly detailed and painted to match the bodywork. so don't be afraid to show it off. That giant alternator powers two batteries. and it offers 110 volts to power the entertainment system as well. The 4-speed manual transmission shifts about how you'd expect a VW to shift. a little vague but you'll get the hang of it. and the suspension is augmented with air bags so you can fine-tune the ride height. Disc brakes have been fitted up front and there's a great-sounding exhaust out back that has a bit of aggression but loses none of that traditional VW soundtrack. Reproduction 17-inch Fuchs alloys look like they belong on an early Porsche 911. and they're wrapped in reasonably fat 205/50/17 Yokohama radials.



This is the coolest thing you've never seen before. and just imagine the crowd it'll attract everywhere it goes. Fun to drive and nicely finished. this VW is a great combination of practical and fun. Call today!

1979 Volkswagen Bus for Sale

 

1979 Volkswagen Bus for Sale

Stock # 1838-DFW  
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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This site and all advertising information may be updated without notice whenever new information is obtained and may contain mistakes and inaccuracies. Information is provided to the best of our knowledge and that of the owners of the vehicles. and we make no warranty or representation regarding the accuracy. truth. or reliability of such information. We cannot be responsible for any errors. omissions. or inaccuracies contained in information provided by third parties. Streetside Classics is not an expert in the construction. engineering. finishes. materials. and componentry of every single vehicle we sell. It is the responsibility of the buyer to either inspect the vehicle personally or via a 3rd party. to ensure satisfaction to the condition and value. prior to purchase. Streetside Classics strives to perform extensive visual inspections on all vehicles we represent but we do not disassemble vehicles or components for inspection purposes and therefore it is always possible that there is hidden damage that is not readily apparent. All vehicles are sold AS-IS with no warranties expressed or implied.


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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