1974 VOLKSWAGEN THING GREAT CONDITION CALIFORNIA CAR

Price: US $5,100.00 Item location: San Jose, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Thing
  • SubModel: THING
  • Type: CONVERTIBLE
  • Trim: FACTORY
  • Year: 1974
  • Mileage: 100,000
  • VIN: 1842321941
  • Color: Tan
  • Engine size: 4 CYL.
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: 4 SPEED MANUAL
  • Drive type: REAR WHEEL DRIVE
  • Interior color: BLACK
  • Options: Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1974 Volkswagen Thing THING

1974 Thing

condition:good
cylinders:4 cylinders
drive:rwd
fuel:gas
paint color:white
size:compact
title status:clean
transmission:manual
type:convertible

The Volkswagen Type 181 was a two-wheel drive, four-door, convertible, off-road, manufactured by Volkswagen from 1968 to 1983. Originally developed for the West German Army, the Type 181 was also sold to the public, as the Kurierwagen in West Germany, the Trekker (RHD Type 182) in the United Kingdom, the Thing in the United States (1973--74), the Safari in Mexico and South America, and Pescaccia in Italy. Civilian sales ended after model year 1980.
Manufactured in Wolfsburg, West Germany (1968--74), Hannover, West Germany (1974--83), Puebla, Mexico (1970--80), and Jakarta, Indonesia (1973--80), the Type 181 shared some of its mechanicals with Volkswagen's Type 1 (Beetle) and the pre-1968 Volkswagen Microbus, and the floorpan of the Type1 Karmann-Ghia, and its concept with the company's Kübelwagen, which had been used by the German military during World War II.
This car has been with same owner since 2004 and has records dating back to early 90's. Has been a bay area California car it's whole life with records to prove.
Car runs great and drives smooth. Car was originally yellow form VW painted in current cream with deep red in late 90's from (PO) 2nd owner.Items replaced recently:Gas TankNewer TopFuse BlockCarboratorFuel pumpDistributorRear brakesAll ShocksSet-up for Tow Package.