Volkswagen Beetle 1957 Custom Beetle Mendeola an opportunity to own a collectors Dream

Price £59,900
Price £59,900
+44 (0)114 2565040
+44 (0)114 2565040

Overview

Volkswagen Beetle 1957 Custom Beetle Mendeola an opportunity to own a collectors Dream

Multi award-winning prestige car dealership John Holland is excited to offer for sale this outstanding one of a kind Custom built 1957 VW Beetle Mendeola. This truly stunning vehicle was originally the inspiration of a well-known Southern Californian Volkswagen Buff by the name of Tim Bockhold who located the 1957 Sunroof Polar Silver Oval after undergoing a body off full restoration and paintwork by Robert Moen of Huntington Beach California. The vehicle was then delivered to Mendeola Signature Motors in San Diego to be mated to the new S2 T1 Style of chassis which started out as standard 1973 model but modified up front with Mandeola's True Performance A Arm Suspension System consisting of Double Chromoly A arms, adjustable Fox Racing Coil-Over Shocks with Mirage Racing Hyper Coil Springs, and integral sway bar. On the end of each of the arms are Mandela's Zero Scrub 1.5 Chromoly drop spindles and Airkewld Bad Ass disc brakes with drilled rotors and Ghia paint matched calipers, Modified VW Rabbit tie-rods connect to a standard Rabbit rack and pinion, which is controlled by a custom Flaming River steering Colum. Benefits of this suspension include adjustable shock and spring rates and fully adjustable camber and caster adjustments. The engine to be fitted to the Oval was built by Anibal Chico at Chico Performance and the spec is a VW Case AS41 Magnesium 2332cc, CB Performance Crank, CB Rods, AA forged pistons, CPR Turbo grind, Heads D-ports by Chong Woo, Induction Redline /Webber EFI WITH CB hats and CB manifolds Hybrid T3/T4, Redline ignition Crank Fire EFI system, Custom Exhaust by A-1 Muffler with Jet Coat Finish. The aluminium wheels for the Oval were specially made for this project by Schott Modsport, and although the body is pretty much stock the trim is very modified, in fact it would be hard to find a component that hasn't been drilled and detailed with chrome or a custom chrome finish on the car, the interior was inspired by the old speedwell Racing /Bomber interiors done back in the 1950s with a hint o
Registered 2016
Previous Owners N/A
Fuel Consumption N/A
Tax Band N/A
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Colour Silver
Interior Trim Blue
Exterior Colour Polar Silver
Doors 2
Fuel Type Petrol
Bodystyle Coupe
Mileage 1,700 km
Engine Size 2.3 l
Transmission Manual
MPG figures are obtained from laboratory testing and intended for comparisons between vehicles. They are unlikely to represent real world efficiency.
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Manual
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2016 mm
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