1973 Volkswagen Thing

Engine: 1600 CC Horizontal 4 Cylinder
Transmission: 4-Speed Manual
Mileage: 150 ( since rebuilt )

For sale in our Nashville Tennessee showroom is a stunning 1973 Volkswagen Thing Convertible. This 1973 VW Thing is a ton of fun to drive, lay that manual convertible top down, lay that front window down and truly enjoy the road “if you are in a helmet state you will need to wear one with the windshield down “Carve the corners and or hit the beach for Sunday fun-day. Powering this mighty machine is a 1600CC air cooled VW engine. Made to take a licking and keep on ticking, please do not lick hot engine. As you are staring at this sweet machine you will notice a bright white paint that will keep you cool on hot days as it reflects the heat and give this “Thing” a cool and classic look. Backing the power-plant in the rear of this 1974 Volkswagen Thing for sale is a 4-speed manual transmission that is ready to be tossed through the gears and right around the county side. As you climb into this thing for sale you can rest on a plush vinyl sport bucket seat and know that your passenger is just as comfortable. With a Bench in the back your passengers can grab ahold of the roll-bar and hold on because the good are on their way! Options and features that come with this 1974 Volkswagen Thing Convertible for sale include : AM/FM/CD player, Manual convertible top, Radial tires that are wrapped around steel wheels with chrome hub caps to match. For more information please feel free to call the Nashville showroom at 615-213-1800 or visit us on the web at

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1973 Volkswagen Thing

Engine: 4 CYL Flat
Transmission: 4-Speed Manual
Mileage: 51074 ( undocumented )

Now for sale in our Houston showroom is this 1973 Volkswagen Thing. The Volkswagen is a two-wheel drive, four-door, convertible, manufactured and marketed by Volkswagen from 1968 to 1983. The U.S. version was called the “Thing” while in Germany it is called a Kurierwagen, in the UK it is known as the “Trekker”, in the South America it is called the “Safari”. While it is called many things around the globe, it is unmistakably known by all VW enthusiasts & fans of the manufacturer. This Thing is shown in a clean champagne orange paint that is a good driver’s paint job that is free from any major scratches or dings. The body is straight & true with all doors lining up correctly, open & close properly. The removeable top looks like new, and free from any tears or holes. It sits on its original VW color matched wheels with polished VW center caps that are wrapped in tires that have plenty of tread on them. The exterior lenses, bumpers, trim, & emblems are in good condition. Looking towards the interior you will see the orange paint continues throughout. It has room to fit 4 adults comfortably with lots of leg room. The interior was recently reupholstered to ensure this car has many more years to come. Behind the rear seat is extra room for storage for a cooler down the beach or your passengers bags. Powering this cool ride down the road is the original 1776cc 4-cylinder engine to make for a fun ride along the coast. That motor is paired to a 4-speed manual transmission that shifts very smoothly giving this car a very nice driving experience. The car looks cool and you can’t find many of these on the roads today in this condition. It can be yours if you call us today! Features on this car are windshield wipers, removable soft top, vinyl interior seats. For even more information on this 1973 Volkswagen Thing located in our Houston showroom come by and see us or contact the showroom at (832)243-6220 or email the showroom at

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