1956 Volkswagen 'Oval Window' Beetle, Black with Red Interior, 55,812 miles

Price: US $32,950.00 Item location: Bellevue, Washington, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Beetle - Classic
  • Type: Coupe
  • Doors: 2 Doors
  • Year: 1956
  • Mileage: 55,812
  • VIN: 1015537
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: 1200cc
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Red
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Description:

1956 Volkswagen Beetle - Classic

Fantastic 1956 Volkswagen 'Oval Window' Beetle 2-Door Sedan in Black with Red Interior. Odometer shows 55,812 on this hard-to-find oval window bug that's in outstanding condition throughout. 1200cc, factory-rated at 36hp. 4-Speed Manual Trans. Uber-Rare Twin Rear-View Mirrors. Small Taillamps, Wide Whites Matching Spare, Chrome VW Hubcaps, Chrome Bumpers with Over-Riders and 'Monkey Bars'. Gorgeous Interior features an Impeccable Black Dash with a Single Gauge -Speedometer, Excellent Red Upholstery with White Trim, German Square-Weave Carpeting with Fitted Rubber Mats, Mohair Headliner, Chrome-Trimmed Sunvisors, AM Radio, Heater, 'Banby' Underdash Cargo Shelf, Euro 'City Lights', Antenna. Recent full restoration to original condition throughout.
This outstanding example of early Beetle styling is believed to have been sold new in Spokane, and is thought to be a Washington State car from new. A Bug that is a comfortable and competent driver, the 1956 build year makes this a potential bargain entry into numerous high-profile events. It's a real head tuner and a fantastic investment for the purist looking for something genuine and beautifully restored. It doesn't get any sweeter than this classic Bug from the Fifties. This vintage and highly sought-after oval window bug is ready to drive, show and enjoy for years to come.
This car, a sought-after early production Oval Window model, is finished in mile-deep black over red leatherette with white piping - a color combination that suits the car well. Completely restored throughout, the interior is nothing short of spectacular too, given the fact that it retains the period correct look and feel down to the smallest detail. All carpeting and floor mats are in great shape, as are the upholstery and door panels. The trunk was restored as well, and a new liner installed. A matching spare tire are also part of the package. The car drives with exceptional ease, and agility. This '56 Oval window is surprisingly fun to cruise down the highway, and when combined with the collectability aspect of the car, all eyes follow wherever you travel.
One of the 20th Century's truly great automobiles, the Volkswagen 'Beetle' transcended its origins as the German 'people's car', going on to become an all-time best-seller and cult classic. Originally conceived by Dr. Ferdinand Porsche, Volkswagen fans' loyalty and enthusiasm is based on the Beetles' practicality, reliability, adaptability, and affordability.