Classifind Cut: 1969 Volkswagen Beetle – $3,000

Nov 2020 | Classifind Cut, Classifinds, Free For All Friday

If you are like most classic car enthusiasts, you hope one day you’ll stumble upon either a rare muscle car of vintage Porsche tucked away in a cluttered garage with the owner offering it for an I-can’t-walk-away-from-this-deal price.  Given the sheer number of cars produced, it’s more likely your find will be a more ubiquitous example such as this 1969 Volkswagen Beetle offered here on Craigslist in New Brunswick, New Jersey with an array of restoration parts for a firm asking price of $3,000.  Making this example more intriguing is the seller’s claim this car is a one-owner.  We’re not sure from the description whether the seller is the original owner or they bought the car from him one decade ago.  The Collector Car Market Review Online Tool confirms the asking price falls between this guide’s current #4 “Fair” estimate of $2,350 and the #3 “Good” appraisal of $4,850.  If you are serious about buying this Bug, you can start the conversation by emailing the private seller.  When you connect, please remember to mention you saw their Beetle featured here on GuysWithRides.com. Good luck with the purchase!

Here’s the seller’s description:

“1969 VW Beetle – in garage for past 10 years. GREAT project car to rebuild as most if not all new parts are there. Serviceman purchased new in Germany and shipped back to US – drove for many years and parked with intention to restore. Has been sitting for awhile. Car includes many new parts that are all still in the packaging in order to restore the car- all glass, new seat covers and inserts, headliner, new carpet set, new muffler and engine parts for tune up, plugs, wires, new hood front and back, new dash, new bumpers and chrome, new running boards, all body and door seals (new), new air cleaner, door cards etc. Price is firm for the car and all parts. Have clear NJ title in hand. Will not sell parts/car separately.”

Restore or Rat Rod: what would you do with this Beetle?  Comment below and let us know!

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