1974 Volkswagen Thing - 1903 CC 4 Cylinder, Excellent shape, ready to cruise

Price: US $6,700.00 Item location: Fairfield, Ohio, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Volkswagen
  • Model: Thing
  • SubModel: Thing
  • Type: Other
  • Trim: Thing
  • Year: 1974
  • Mileage: 62,256
  • Color: Cocoon Green
  • Engine size: 1903 CC 4 Cylinder
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: manual
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1974 Volkswagen Thing Thing

1974 Volkswagen Thing

Very Cool and In Excellent condition

Awesome Color Combination

Original BRM Wheels

One very cool Cruiser

Being offered is an awesome 1974 Volkswagen Thing Convertible with very sharp pearl Cocoon green paint and a great black convertible top. This vehicle has been very well kept and is very solid. This car has been completely gone through (everything we have tried works) and is a car you can get in and begin enjoying immediately. The Thing market is on the upswing and this is a fine example. The car runs and drives great. This is truly an opportunity to INVEST in something you have always wanted.

Interior Highlights

The interior of this vehicle is in excellent condition as can be seen in the pictures. The interior features very sharp black vinyl high back beetle seats, they are in excellent shape and are very comfortable. The Thing has a very nice top that is in great condition with crystal clear like new side plastic removable windows. The entire interior is in great shape including the instrument panel, dash, and all interior hardware. The dash includes the following gauges, speedometer, gas gauge, tach, and clock, all of which work - pretty unusual for any car this age. The vehicle also has an AM/FM radio with CD player and remote. The glove box light even works. The vehicle has a functioning emergency brake. The lights, horn, wipers, and heater are all in working order. The interior floor has been sanded, treated, and painted with new carpet installed. The storage area is neat, and very clean and solid. This is truly a Thing you can get in and enjoy from day one. Take a look at the photos and call me with any questions, Tom 513 608-8121.

Exterior Highlights

The exterior of the car is stunning with the top on or off. The Thing is finished in Cocoon green pearl paint that is really sharp,the paint hasexcellent shine with some minor touch up's. The removable black top really sets the vehicle off or take it off for a different look and feel completely. The body on this vehicle is excellent, the body fit is about as good as it gets. The doors on the Thing open and close with ease. The vehicle has new tires mounted on the very popular 15" four lug BRM wheels (originals not reproduction). The car is fitted with very sharp fog lights mounted under the new tube bumpers from the Thing shop. The rear tail lights and front fog lights are new. This Thing has awesome curb appeal and gets attention everywhere it goes.

Mechanical Highlights

Mechanically this is a turn-key purchase. The vehicle is equipped with a 1903 CC air cooled 4 Cylinder engine. The engine is fitted with dual baby weber carbs, new 12 volt alternator, electronic distributor, new plugs, wires, cap, and rotor. The vehicle has had a recent oil change and valve adjustment. The vehicle has a remote oil cooler with an electric cooling fan. The transmission and clutch work fine. The transmission had a recent fluid change and shifts great with no slipping out of gear and has a new Scat T handle floor shifter. The front end has an adjustable beam with air shocks, and the rear has new standard shocks. The vehicle has 4-wheel disc brakes. automatic transmission that runs and shifts smoothly. The engine compartment, as the pictures show, is in show condition. This car starts, runs, drives, and stops as it is supposed to. The undercarriage on the vehicle is very solid. The floor pan under the battery was replaced and looks great. Please do not hesitate to call me with any questions, Tom 513 608-8121.

These Things have always been a rare find in a quality condition and those that are left are appreciating in value, this is a fine example of a very solid and cool Thing in a condition that is very difficult to come by. If you have any questions about this vehicle please feel free to call Tom at 513 608-8121. This vehicle may be listed elsewhere and we reserve the right to end this listing at our discretion.

This Vehicle is offered by Special Interest Auto Sales LLC. Special Interest Auto Sales is a family owned and operated business specializing in vehicles which provide “Pride in Ownership”. The vehicles we sell are described to the “best of our knowledge” with years of experience and prior owner input. Although we consider our evaluations conservatively fair we realize they are subjective and will likely vary from individual to individual. Photos can be very deceiving and although we attempt to provide photos that represent the vehicle properly we are limited by technology as to what you see on a computer screen. Due to the age of the vehicles we sell all cars are sold as True Mileage unknown, we will list the current odometer reading and the mileage information from the title but we can not guarantee this information to be correct. It is for these reasons that we welcome and encourage a pre-purchase inspection of the vehicle prior to entering a bid. A winning bid for this vehicle represents the buyer’s agreement that the vehicle has been represented fairly and is in a satisfactory condition to purchase. A winning bid also represents the buyers understanding that this vehicle is being sold in an “AS IS” condition with NO Warranties. Special Interest Auto Sales is proud of our 100% positive feedback rating on EBAY and find that open communication is key to satisfying both parties involved. Please feel free to contact Tom at (513) 608-8121 if you have any questions regarding this purchase. Buyers with less than 10 EBAY transactions must call in order for an offer to be considered serious. Ohio State law requires us to collect sales tax for 8 states outside of Ohio including Arizona, California, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, South Carolina, and Washington all other state sales taxes will be collected by the buyer’s state. In state buyers will be charged state and local sales tax. Buyer will be responsible for sales tax on full purchase price.