<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378

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Lot 119¤
From the Collection of the late Wade Carter
1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET
Coachwork by Karmann

Sold for US$ 52,800 inc. premium
From the Collection of the late Wade Carter
1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET
Coachwork by Karmann

Chassis no. 1592041475
Engine no. 147378

1,585cc OHV Air-cooled Opposed 4-Cylinder Engine
Bosch Electronic Fuel Injection
48bhp at 4,200rpm
4-Speed Manual Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Drum Brakes

*A virtually new, mint condition example
*Only 66 miles from new
*Attractive color scheme
*Original window sticker still in place
*All original documentation included



THE VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET

It's difficult to imagine an automobile that had as great an impact on the world's motoring public than the Volkswagen Beetle. The simple little rear-engined car was intended as a basic family conveyance, cheap to buy and cheap to maintain. Its creators could hardly foresee that the Beetle would eventually become one of the world's best-selling cars, assembled in dozens of countries, adored by young and old alike, a symbol of minimalist, unchanging design. The original Beetle gave way to the longer and wider Super Beetle in 1971. The front suspension was updated with coil springs and McPherson struts. 1979 would be the last year of the Super Beetle in the United States. A few Volkswagen dealers, however, had the foresight to tuck one or two new Cabriolet's away, recognizing their future collectability.


THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

One such dealer was Seattle's Wade Carter, who placed this wonderful example into his collection soon after it rolled off the delivery transporter. Never registered and only driven a few miles, Mr. Carter parked the Beetle in his VW dealership's storage garage and covered it with a sheet of plastic, where it has rested since it arrived by truck in 1979.

This Super Beetle Karmann Cabriolet is presented in Mars Red over a black vinyl interior and a white top, offered in absolutely unmolested and original condition. Fully equipped, its original window sticker shows an MSRP of $7259.00, with an EPA mileage estimate of 20 mpg. The projected annual fuel cost was a mere $525.00, but that was based on gasoline priced at 70 cents a gallon!

This perfectly-preserved automobile has been freshly serviced and is ready to enjoy or join the stable of a serious VW Beetle collector. Looking for a true time capsule VW Super Beetle Cabriolet? Here it is!
Contacts
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
<i>From the Collection of the late Wade Carter</i><br /><b>1979 VOLKSWAGEN SUPER BEETLE CABRIOLET<BR />Coachwork by Karmann<br /></B><BR />Chassis no. 1592041475<BR />Engine no. 147378
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