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Rare 1976 VW SP2 Found in Colorado

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Rare 1976 VW SP2

Spotted in Denver, Colorado is a Rare 1976 VW SP2 for $65,000 USD. The seller states this is a low mileage example with only 10,482 KM ( 6,552 Actual Miles). It has never been in an accident and there is no rust to speak of. The seller bought the car from the original owner who flew down to Brazil to buy this off the dealer show room in 1976. The SP2 was produced from 1972 to 1976 in Brazil. The Total production is 10,205 examples built. In 1976, only 100 cars were produced for 1976 and this car was the 1st built for the 1976 production run. These SP2 cars were built exclusively for the Brazil market. There are only 2 examples believed to be imported to the United States. Production ended due the debut of the Porsche 924.
From the factory, the VW SP2 was given a Larger Bore 1678 Displacement Engine and Larger Carburetors. There was also a Special Cam Shaft Designed for the VW SP2. This VW SP2 came from the Factory with a 4-Speed and Front Disc Brakes, Full Gauges with a Tachometer also. The seller was not satisfied with the faded and cracked original paint so he did a new show quality paint with the same factory color. The seats have alaso been redone in leather. The Door panels are still original and the door shut nicely.

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