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AutoHunter Spotlight: 1972 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

Blood orange over black Karmann Ghia with a sunroof


Featured on AutoHunter, the online auction platform driven by ClassicCars.com, is a 1972 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia.

“The body is finished in blood orange and accented with chrome and stainless trim, emblems, and handles,” AutoHunter notes in the listing. “A chrome bumper with bumper guards is mounted below the headlights and amber turn signals.  A manual pop-up sunroof, pop-out quarter windows, and a rear window with a defroster complete the exterior.”

1972 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

This VW has black vinyl front bucket seats with matching door panels, and gray carpeting. It features a 4-spoke Volkswagen steering wheel, accessory lighter, and an aftermarket Pioneer radio with CD player.

The rear-mounted air-cooled 1600cc flat-4 engine has a closed-element air cleaner, dual-port intake, and a single carburetor. A floor-mounted 4-speed manual transmission sends power to the rear wheels.

This Karmann Ghia rides on 8-hole steel wheels with chrome VW hub caps wrapped in blackwall radial tires. The front and rear suspension are finished with black paint and the floor pans have undercoating.

The sale includes a clear title, a clean Auto Data Direct report, VW distributors and dealers pamphlet, and a parts and restoration catalog. 

This Volkswagen’s auction ends on March 4, 2022, at 12:00 p.m.

Visit the AutoHunter listing for more information and photo gallery.

David P. Castro
David P. Castro
The Santa Rosa, California native is an experienced automotive and motorsports writer with a passion for American muscle cars. He is a credentialed automotive, NASCAR, and IndyCar reporter that graduated from the University of Nevada. A devoted F1 and NASCAR fan, he currently resides in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife, son, Siberian Husky, Mini Cooper, and 1977 Chevrolet C10.



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