1953 Volkswagen Beetle
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1953 Volkswagen Beetle

This 1953 Volkswagen Beetle is believed to be one of the first 100 Volkswagen Beetles sold in Canada in 1953 which was the first year the Beetle was available there.

This Beetle has undergone a full pan off restoration and at that time had a color change to dark blue metallic with a period correct gray cloth interior.

Although it does not have its original engine it does house a correct replacement for a 1953.

This 1953 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible highlighted features:

• Pan off restoration
• Correct engine for 1953
• Correct transmission for 1953 no first gear synchro
• Period correct wool headliner
• Period correct seat cover and interior panels
• Original cardboard glove box
• Period correct shift pattern shift knob
• Leather wrapped steering wheel
• Original starter key
• Original “Ribbed” semaphores
• 6 volt electrical system
• Original SEKURIT side and rear window glass
• Replacement windshield
• Aluminum 100mm gas cap
• Original glass “Heart” tail lights
• Single tip muffler
• Battery cut-off switch
• Auxiliary third brake light
• Auxiliary directionals

Engine

Engine Type
Gasoline
Engine Size
1131 cc
Fuel Specification

Body

Body Color
Blue Metallic
Body Style
Coupe
Doors
2
Paint Type

Basic

Year
1953
Make
Volkswagen
Model
Beetle
Miles
11,271

Interior

Interior Color
Gray & Blue
Secondary Interior Color
Seating Type
Bucket
Seat Material
Cloth
Shifter Type
Floor
Center Console
No
Engine Size
1131 cc
Transmission Type
4 Speed Manual
Body Style
Coupe
Miles
11,271
Vin
10502264
Stock
86

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