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1973 Volkswagen Beetle
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1973 Volkswagen Beetle Pricing and Specs

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$2,400*

The Volkswagen Beetle 1973 prices range from $2,400 for the basic trim level Coupe Beetle 1300 to $4,730 for the top of the range Coupe Beetle 1600 Super Bug L.

The Volkswagen Beetle 1973 is available in Leaded Petrol. Engine sizes and transmissions vary from the Coupe 1.3L 4 SP Manual to the Coupe 1.6L 4 SP Manual.

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Volkswagen Beetle Models SPECS PRICE
1300 1.3LLeaded Petrol4 speed manual $2,400 – 4,070
1600 Super Bug L 1.6LLeaded Petrol4 speed manual $3,000 – 4,730
1600 Super Bug S 1.6LLeaded Petrol3 speed automatic $2,400 – 4,070

Volkswagen Beetle 1973 FAQs

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  • Stylish car for $15k?

    With your budget you would be looking at a 2010/2011 VW Beetle, which had a regular automatic transmission and not the troublesome DSG that was fitted in later models. That’s a big tick for the Beetle. The Citroen C3 is a decent car, but an orphan in the sense that there weren’t many sold and you won’t find a dealer on every corner. As for the BMW, they’re too expensive to service and repair if you use a dealer, and they have too many niggling issues that spoil the great driving experience. The Subaru Impreza is well worth looking at, but my pick of that bunch would be the Volvo C30.

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    I loved the great work of Mike and Mal Leyland. You've spoilt some of the myth by revealing this secret.

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  • Best car for P-plate driver?

    The first of the born-again Beetles was severely compromised because the rounded body sat over the mechanical package of the boxy Golf. But the new car looks good, almost like a Porsche, drives well and is well equipped. I give it The Tick and will help you track down a good deal.

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