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Thu Oct 03 2013 15:49:29 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)
1972 Volkswagen Beetle - Electric Conversion.
This is a clean, no rust, 1971 and 1/2 Volkswagen Beetle with an 72 volt electric conversion using a professional electric kit from California.
Note: Volkswagen came out with the new model 1972 super beetle in late 1971, so vehicle is registered as a 1971 but is the 1972 model.
Car itself was frame off restored and is in excellent condition with less than 500 miles since completion.
New everything!!! Front disk brake conversion, all new suspension, solid pans, all new rubber mounts and moldings, interior, tires, all new wiring, everything!!!
Has original working VW am/fm radio.
Vehicle has a standard 4 speed manual transmission (no clutch necessary) and is powered by six 12-volt Trojan T-1275 deep cycle golf cart batteries and will obtain highway speeds.
Range estimate is 40 miles on flat terrain and proper driving technique. Recharge time is approx. 8 hours with onboard battery charger from standard 110 volt outlet.
Vehicle also has a new 12-volt system for powering all safety and accessory equipment.
Note: Car is painted with Rustoleum Hunter Green paint and is not a show quality.
Electric conversion kit cost over $3000.00, batteries cost over $1000.00, plus all new parts down to the brake lines!!
This car gets lots of attention everywhere we go! It is clean, quiet, and cute! Perfect for short daily commutes.
Vehicle is licensed and inspected in New Hampshire and does not have a State issued title as New Hampshire does not require or issue them on a vehicle of this age.
Transfer of legal ownership is by bill of sale only. Buyer must arrange for pick-up or delivery.
This cute and environmentally conscious car will make an excellent second car or primary vehicle if you have a short commute.
email with questions, I will be happy to answer all inquiries.