1968 Bugle SWB VW Beach Buggy

Sold: £4,840

Manufacturer:  Bugle
First Registered:  1968
Model:  SWB VW Beach Buggy
Registration No:  Q43 GBG
Mileometer:  Under 500 from rebuild
Chassis No:  11/9144141
MOT:  June 2018
Colour:  Red Metalflake

Offered here is a rare Bugle SWB VW beach buggy, which is described by the vendor as an absolute stunner, with only 600 thought to have been produced. It has been totally rebuilt by Andy Glaysher from the Farnborough Volkswagen centre, and the body shell has been professionally sprayed by Steve Hammond of Aldershot in large metalflake flame red. The roll bar & crash bars are sprayed in large metalflake silver.

The car features a newly rebuilt VW 1596 engine with chrome kit, chrome dual cannon exhausts, and rebuilt gearbox. It also benefits from new floor pans. The speedometer & dials are from a reclaimed Triumph Stag, which had 60,204 miles showing upon installation, and now reads 60,556. It has been rewired, has a new fuse box, a fabricated dash with the Stag dials with new warning bulbs, and a custom made 12 gallon fuel tank with sender. An all new brake system including front discs, reservoir, pipes & handbrake cables is also fitted.

The car features new Heritage modular chrome steel wheels, front 8" X  15" front, 10" x 15" rear, with R15 Goodridge BFG tyres, new shocks. a new Sony radio/CD player with retractable aerial, all new lights (the exception is an original rear number plate light), Cobra racing seats in black with red piping, 4 point Rage seat belts, new twin air horns, new wipers & reservoir, stainless steel body bolts with new rubber body seal, a new racing steering wheel & boss, a new battery, tailor made black carpets with red trim, and chrome body trim. 

Note: This description is provided by the vendor and unless otherwise stated is 'Not Verified' by Barons or any person employed by Barons. Prospective purchasers are advised to satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of any statements made, whether they be statements of fact or opinion.

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