California Original, 1973 VW 412 (Type 4) Runs Great! Restored, California Car!

Price: US $3,050.00
  • Location: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: 412 Type 4
  • SubModel: 412 (Type-4) California Car
  • Type: Coupe
  • Trim: 412,Type 4
  • Year: 1973
  • Mileage: 47,902
  • Color: Pearl Sunset
  • Engine size: 1795
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Vehicle Title: Clear

1973 Volkswagen 412 Type 4 412,Type 4 description

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This is a 1973 Volkswagen412. This is a 100% rust free California car since new. The 1795 cc Flat-4 engine starts right up and runs extremely well. No leaks or smoke. The idle is smooth....The car accelerates positively and has substantial power. The entire drive-trainis solid and tight. The car is a lot of fun to drive. The 4 speed manual transmission shift easily and smoothly into all gears without any lurching or hesitation. The clutch feels great! The brakes steering and suspension are in good working order.

The odometer reading is 47,902 however due to the age and 5 digit odometer we cannot authenticate the mileage.

Cosmetically the car looks great, obviously not a concourse paint job, however the "pearl sunset" (house of Kolor) finish has a bright and luminous shine. The car was painted some years ago. Some of the prep work could have been done a little bit better as there is some over-spray in some areas with some minor bumbling in a few spots. There are various nicks and chips from normal drive time. No dents. Beautifully refinished bumpers and the car has a lovely color contrast. Overall the paint is nice, just NOT a show car. All original floors without any obvious traces of corrosion.

-Perfect jack points and structural integrity

-Rear ventilated valance was cut out on both sides to accommodateupgradedexhaustsystem (see pics)

The interior is very clean and was tastefully redone. Nicely restored and beautifully re-wrapped dash board, classy headliner and good looking seats/upholstery. The door panels-rear panels and carpeting are a-ok.

Overall this 412 is a (turn key) great running and nice looking European sports coupe. The car has a great stance, attractive wheels/bumpers-color scheme and is an absolute blast to drive.

Please note: There are no front seats belts or side view mirrors. Clip on vintage door mirrors are available inexpensively (approx $50) on eBay and other venues. Equipt with a nice Grant custom steering wheel (horn is inop).

California buyers, or if you plan on picking up in California you will be responsible for full price of motor vehicle + tax, title, registration (current or past due), transfer, DMV and all other fees associated with the sale in California. Out of state or country buyers only pay for the price of the vehicle with no other fees.

Title transfer takes up to 10 business days "only" if you are in California. Vehicle must be paid for in full prior to title transfer.

This vehicle is also available for sale locally and is subject to removal from the auction at anytime should it be sold. If you have any questions call Evan at 310-594-4224 or e-mail. We can arrange shipping and it can be expedited quickly and inexpensively to your door worldwide.

some history if you are interested.....

"As Volkswagen's first 4-door saloon, the Type 4 also introduced unibody construction, coil springs, trailing wishbone rear suspension, hydraulic clutch manual transmission - as well as MacPherson strut front suspension, subsequently adapted to the VW Type 1 1302/1303 ("Super Beetle").

The Type 4's battery was located under the driver's seat (passenger seat on RHD models). All models featured vent-lessdriver and front passenger windows, notched on their leading edge to provide draught-free ventilation,[5] no cost metallic paint, radial ply tires, full carpeting, clock, electric rear window demister, flow-through ventilation, undercoating, and a thermostatically controlled auxiliary heating system,[4] specifically, a gasoline-operated heater model BA4 by Eberspächer, fired by a glow plug accessible from a hidden rear window deck plate.

When the Type 4 was discontinued in 1974, its engine carried on as the power plant for the larger-engined Volkswagen Type 2s, produced from 1972 to 1979, and for the later VW T25 from 1980-1983."

Sale is final at close of auction
Seller reserves the right to end auction early.
No contingencies of any kind, no re-negotiations
We make great effort to disclose imperfections so that you know exactly what you are buying. However, bear in mind that you are purchasing apre-owned vehicle and, in some cases, it will have minor imperfections, both in its cosmetic and/or mechanical condition. For this reason, our vehicles are sold "as is", "where is" and without warranty, unless otherwise noted. We encouragepre-purchase on-site inspections. Purchasers bear all inspection fees and charges. You may also want to have the vehicle checked out by a third-party inspector of your choice.
The successful high bidder should contact Cali Auto Brokers by telephone within 24 hours, or the next business day, after the auction has ended to make arrangements to complete the transaction. If we do not hear from you, the vehicle may be sold to other potential buyers on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Within 48 hours following the end of auction, a 25% deposit to Cali Auto Brokers shall be sent in the form of cashiers-check or certified funds. If a deposit is not received, and an alternate arrangement has not been made, the vehicle may be sold to other potential buyers on a first-come, first-serve basis.
The transaction must be completed within FIVE business days of the auction end. If not, and an alternative arrangement has not been made, the vehicle may be sold to other potential buyers on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Every vehicle we list has a clean title (unless otherwise noted and disclosed).
Buyer is responsible for Tax, Title, and Documentary Fees. Any disputes regarding the sale of this vehicle shall be resolved through arbitration in California,LosAngelesunder the laws of California.
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Buyer Pickup:Buyers may also be picked up by our staff anywhere in the greaterLosAngelesarea. Buyers will not be reimbursed for any fees or charges incurred if he/she chooses other forms of customer pickup (taxi, shuttle, bus, etc.).
Payment types:We accept wire-transfer, cashiers check and money orders
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