1977 Volkswagen Rabbit 24v VR6 Miami Blue
- Condition: Used
- Make: Volkswagen
- Model: Rabbit
- Type: Hatchback
- Trim: 24v VR6
- Year: 1977
- Mileage: 64,000
- VIN: 1773337052
- Color: Miami Blue
- Engine size: 2.8L VR6 24v
- Number of cylinders: 6
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: FWD
- Interior color: Blue
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1977 Volkswagen Rabbit
Up for sale is my Miami Blue 1977 Volkswagen Rabbit 24v VR6. I owned this car 3 years ago before selling it to an acquaintance in South Florida. I recently got the car back as part of a trade deal with the full intention of reselling. The previous owner daily drove the car the entire time of his ownership, which I feel is a testament to its reliability. This car was a germancarsforsaleblog.com feature when I had it for sale in 2013. Please follow this link to view: http://germancarsforsaleblog.com/1977-volkswagen-rabbit-vr6-24v-swap/. This car is mechanically sound and has a unique look with the Miami Blue paint and the right amount of patina…although slightly more than three years ago. The car is quick, sounds great, and turns heads everywhere!
Since I reacquired the car, it’s received new front rotors and pads, a new battery, new tires, refinishing of the NLA Corrado steelies, new center caps, new small duckbill, and a new dome light. The exterior received a full detail to include clay bar, paint correction, & paint sealant. The interior was cleaned and carpet shampooed. The roof was clear coated to preserve the existing patina. The rubber window seals are showing their age, so new windshield, hatch, and side window seals were purchased and will go with the car.
Here are the details and upgrades as the car currently sits:
– 2.8L 24v VR6 100% rebuilt in April of 2013 by Engine Lab in Tampa, FL following a spun main bearing. Several upgrades were also added and all the work totaled over $4,000!!!
– 020 5speed transmission completely rebuilt in 2015 with TDI 5th gear added. New clutch and axles.
– Unitronic IBM defeat and Stage 1 flash (230hp)
– Forge CAI with 3″ MAF housing
– Forge Overflow Reservoir
– SAI delete
– Working OBD2 port
– Billet catch can
– Short Shifter
– 42DD “crack pipe”
– 42DD billet/Polly Passenger side MKIV motor mount
– 2.5″ Stainless straight-through exhaust…….sounds simply mean
– NLS muffler
– Billet gas hood struts
– External hood release
– PS, AC, & Blower Motor Deleted
– MKV .:R32 high volume oil pump
– Shorty .:R32 oil pan
– Rokkor Coilovers
– Reproduction European Bumpers
– Extended early front strut mounts
– Dual-drilled hubs, 4×100 & 5×100
EXTERIOR: Some minor rust in the rear arches, patina on the roof, and a small area in the DS front fender. The driver’s side floor pan was new in 2014 and was undercoated. The hatch looks great on the outside, but also has some rust. I would replace it before doing paintwork if that’s the route you prefer to go. You could respray the car or enjoy as is with its beautiful patina.
INTERIOR: VERY good condition, 100% original. Very clean, excellent headliner, excellent upholstery with the exception of a small tear on the driver’s seat bolster. It does have some cracking in the dash, but has been covered by a dash cap.
I’m willing to assist the buyer with shipping arrangements. For international buyers, I can deliver the car to the Florida shipping port of your choice for a reasonable fee.
If you have additional questions, or would like to view the car in the Sarasota, FL area prior to bidding, please message, email, or call me to discuss. Good Luck and Happy Bidding!