1972 Volkswagen Type II Transporter
1600 cc engine
4-speed manual transmission
Excellent body & paint - Custom Burnt Copper Metallic Base/Clearcoat & White Top
Empi Roof Rack
Custom Wheels & Radial Tires
Custom Interior Upholstery
Air Conditioning - Overhead Ventilation System - Stock
Windshield Wipers - Horn - Turn Signals
3rd Row Seating & Room for 9 Passengers
Sliding Side Door
AM/FM CD Stereo
Emergency Brake Assembly
This is fine example of Volkswagen's 2nd generation Type II Microbus. This classic VW Type II showcases a recent extensive restoration effort that shows beautifully. The body is exceptionally solid and the paint shows very well. The color is a burnt copper metallic base/clearcoat. The stainless was removed and polished. The front stainless pieces and windshield wipers were just installed. New wheels & tires were installed as well. The interior was completely gone through, including the carpeting, seat upholstery, and headliner. The 1600 c.c. engine is paired with the 4-speed manual transmission. We hope you enjoy our presentation. Be sure to play our video posted just below. This is your opportunity to own a very unique and exceptionally nice example of a 1972 Volkswagen Microbus. These VW's are escalating in value and a solid investment for the future.
The exterior showcases custom base/clearcoat Copper metallic paint. This is a very attractive Microbus. The Dallas Love Field Frontiers of Flight Museum is the location for many of our photos. Be sure to visit the historical museum if you find yourself in Dallas, Texas. Texas Classic Cars of Dallas' showroom is located at 1912 W. Mockingbird Lane in Dallas, Texas, 75235. We are open 6 days out of the week. Contact us to make an appointment to view this remarkable little VW Kombi Bus. 1972 would be the first year of Volkswagen's 2nd generation Type II Transports. This body style would run until 1979. Amazingly, these microbuses have produced for decades in one incantation or another. These were very efficient and utilitarian vehicles, similar to its brother the VW Beetle.
Open the doors to 1972. The interior boasts seating for 9 passengers thanks to the large bench seats and 3rd row seating. The driver & passenger area is Spartan and correct with exception of an updated AM/FM CD Stereo. The factory instruments are intact throughout. The dash is in good shape. The emergency brake assembly is functional. The 4-speed shifter goes through the gears as it did in 1972. This VW Microbus is a lot of fun to drive. The air conditioning system is intact, complete with the roof ventilation controls. Keep in mind these systems did not work very well when they were brand new and it still doesn't. The upholstery is excellent throughout, fully restored.
You might notice in some of our photos the windshield wipers and front trim pieces were not installed along two narrow pieces of trim just in front of the side mirrors. These are installed properly now, as you can see in many of our photos. All of these photographs and video was taken within the last 2 weeks here in Dallas, Texas (June, 2015) View our 100% positive customer feedback and bid with 100% confidence. Power comes in the form of the correct standard 1600 c.c. 4-cylinder engine paired with the 4-speed manual transmission. The engine is clean and in great shape. The engine compartment also looks to be very solid. This is a dry climate Microbus and it shows, especially in the body and undercarriage sheetmetal condition. An A/C belt has also been installed since these engine photographs. This Is basically a just completed restoration that hasn't spent a lot of time on the road.
This VW is proudly displayed here at Texas Classic Cars of Dallas' showroom. The side glass is tinted. All of the glass and seals are in great shape. The Empi Roof Rack is a perfect addition to this cool Kombi. The sliding door works effortlessly and closes tight. The weatherstrip was replaced throughout. The original VIN identification plate is clean and intact. New custom wheels & radials were recently installed. The spare tire/wheel are in place as well. The paint has an excellent shine and general curb appeal throughout.
Underneath this microbus you'll find your standard VW affair. The framework and flooring appears to be in excellent condition front to back as is the engine underside and exhaust system. The engine showcases some matching copper paint while the transmission is in good condition as well. The shocks have been replaced. The braking system has been restored and gone through front to back as well.