1968 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Convertible
Texas Classic Cars of Dallas is proud to present this long time Texas Karmann Ghia convertible for sale. This car was purchased from the original family in 2013. It underwent a complete restoration approximately 3 years ago. Fly High or Fly Low, many of our photos were taken at the Dallas Love Field Frontiers of Flight Museum, located only minutes from our showroom. Be sure to visit our friends at the Flight Museum if you find yourself in Dallas, Texas. The exterior presents an exceptionally solid and straight body with a good blue finish throughout. The white convertible top is in very good condition, paired with a white convertible top boot.
The interior features the factory seats restored in the correct white vinyl. The dash is clean and detailed, complete with the original gauge cluster. The 4-speed manual transmission shifts as it should and the clutch grips well. The emergency brake is functional. The Volfenhag AM/FM CD stereo, also functional. The undercarriage displays the original underbody throughout. The rear floor pans have been cut out and replaced. The suspension is in very good condition front to back.
The 1300 c.c. engine runs very well. The engine compartment is in very good condition throughout. The engine itself is dry underneath and in great shape. When the current owner purchased the car, the odometer was at around 17,000 miles which the original owner said was true mileage. The engine was overhauled 1500 miles ago. We of course have no actual documentation to verify that, but the car is in very good condition. The classic chromed bumpers show well front to back. There is this one section that has peeled and is in need of rechroming.The trunk area is clean and detailed.