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1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle Convertible

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  • Ended
    Wed, Sep 27, 2023
    7:53 pm UTC
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  • ViewsEye outline11,974
  • LocationPin outlineFort Myers, Florida

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Mileage11,997 Miles
Engine1.6-Liter Flat-Four
Addenda and Errata

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An iconic automobile that holds a special place in automotive history, the Volkswagen Super Beetle, especially in its Convertible form, is a highly enjoyable collectible car today. Produced by Volkswagen from 1971 to 1979, the Super Beetle Convertible represents a noteworthy era in automotive design. Volkswagen introduced updated features like McPherson strut front suspension and a curved windshield, enhancing both comfort and safety, yet remaining unmistakably true to the original design. Its compact size and nimble handling make it a joyful drive.

Opening the cabin to both the sun and the stars, the Convertible’s vinyl roof is simple to maintain, and the fully upholstered and insulated interior enhances the overall riding experience. Today, the Super Beetle Convertible commands a strong following among collectors, thanks to its historical relevance, unique design, and undeniable fun factor, making it a cherished addition to any vintage car enthusiast's collection.


  • Finished in Kasan Red with a matching Black vinyl interior and folding convertible soft top

  • Powered by a 1.6-liter flat-four mated to a four-speed manual transmission

  • Reported to a strong running example

  • Upgraded Dual brand AM/FM/CD radio

  • The current owner notes that the battery was replaced in July

  • Please note that while the odometer displays just under 12,000 miles at the time of listing, the true mileage is unknown


  • MacPherson front struts

  • Running boards

  • Grant GT wood-rimmed steering wheel

  • Dual circuit brakes

  • Independent suspension

  • Heater

  • Vent windows

  • Front and rear stabilizer bars

  • Adjustable driver's seat

  • Lockable glove box

  • Chrome hubcaps

  • Door-mounted map pockets

  • Adjustable front seat

Known Imperfections

  • Minor cosmetic imperfections on the convertible soft top

  • The factory-installed trunk lever is inoperable, with a custom one installed

  • Minor pitting on the front bumper


  • A small toolbox with tools

  • Workshop manual

  • Jack

  • Spare tire

  • Car cover

Ownership History

The current owner of this 1973 Volkswagen Super Beetle Convertible relayed that they purchased the car approximately two years ago from their neighbor. The previous owner is said to have purchased the car from California. 

Additional Notes

Sales Tax Notice to Arkansas, Mississippi, and West Virginia Bidders:  Because this car is located in Florida, Hagerty Marketplace may be required to collect and remit Florida sales tax on your purchase, even if you plan to register it outside of Florida.  Unlike most other states, the states of Arkansas, Mississippi, and West Virginia may not provide a full credit against sales taxes paid to Florida.  For additional information, please consult this publication and your own tax advisor regarding sales taxes applicable to cars located in Florida that are sold to residents of another state.

Optional vehicle service contract available for $1,450. Learn more about the program here. *Sales tax may be applicable.


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