1966 Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle

Seldom Seen One Year Only L87 Pearl White - Pigalle Model - Survivor 

The “Pigalle Edition” Beetle was only sold during the 1966 model year and was named after the famous “Pigalle” or “Red Light” district of Paris. This car still has it's original Special Order Pigalle Red interior in good condition.

$8500

Mechanical

  • Rebuilt 1600cc single port - all internals brand new
  • Stock exhaust with new gaskets and stock "pea shooter"style pipes
  • All new suspension parts (tie rods, tie rod ends, ball joints, shocks x 4)
  • New brakes all around (new master cylinder, wheel cylinders, brake shoes,  brake hardware, brake lines (except the one that runs front to back)
  • Front bearings replaced (inner and outer) Rears were checked and seals replaced.
  • New Brosol Solex carb, reman Bosch 12v starter, Rebuilt stock period correct fuel pump, new gas tank and flexible gas lines.

Exterior & Chassis 

  • All original matching pan and body - 1 partial respray 
  • All OG German bumpers the front is in excellent condition and the rear has a few dings. Both are very nice for original.
  • Car has never been in a major accident - front is amazing not even a crinkle - rear fenders both have common VW beetle dent and a swipe on the passenger side.  The give it all the character you could ever desire.
  • 4 New tires with original 66-67 wheels painted to stock two tone. 
  • OG german hubcaps
  • All Original exterior trim in place in good condition
  • Original Hella headlight and taillight lenses
  • Original Running boards with  year correct wide trim.
  • Still retains it's L87 "Perlweib" paint code sticker in the front apron
  • Car had been sitting since 1996
  • The car has a little rust but nothing major - it's really an honest car that has spent it's entire life in Alabama.  The floor pans are original and has a few spots on the rear passenger side nothing alarming.  The worst rust is in the bottom of the drivers door it will eventually need to be repaired.

Electrical

All lights and electrical work correctly including hazards, turn signals, brake lights, high beams, horn, dash lights and wipers.  All of the following parts have been installed brand new 

  • 12V conversion
  • Battery
  • Wolfsburg West Blue Box (blinker/hazard)
  • Wolfsburg West Fuse Panel
  • Ignition switch & keys
  • Alternator
  • Beru coil
  • All light bulbs are brand new 12v (headlights, turn signals, brake, parking bulbs, dash and emergency hazard switch)
  • Horn

Interior

  • Original red Pigalle model seats with minor wear with matching factory painted frames (Special Order One Year Only) the rear seat back has a cover on it due to the top of the original being damaged - the same cover was on all the seats and I removed them.
  • Original red Pigalle rubber floor mats and german square weave on edges and in rear (Special Order One Year Only) the rubber floors are there and generally intact in the front but very hard due to age and sitting for 25 years.  The mat across the hump is in good condition
  • Original red Pigalle Door Panels (Special Order One Year Only) showing wear and some peeling from the board but very presentable for an original car
  • Special Order : Cooling vents that run from the horn grills into cab of car (Extremely rare dealer installed option)
  • Dealer Installed Window Vents
  • Stock Late 1966 , handles and window cranks.
  • Stock headliner with on tear in the top and a few on the back under the rear window otherwise in really good condition for a stock headliner.
  • The interior on this car is bone stock Pigalle Model special order one year only

1966 Volkswagen Type 1 Beetle

SOLD

$15,900

Mechanical

  • Rebuilt stock 1300cc motor - with stock trans - 12v conversion
  • New stock exhaust with new gaskets and stock "pea shooter"style pipes
  • All new suspension parts (tie rods, tie rod ends, ball joints, shocks x 4, 2.5 inch drop spindles, rear lowered one click with new torsion bar bushings)
  • New brakes all around (new master cylinder, wheel cylinders, brake shoes, rear drums x 2, brake hardware, brake lines (front to back)
  • Front bearings replaced (inner and outer) Rears were checked and seals replaced.
  • New Brazilian carb, fuel pump, gas tank, gas line through tunnel and flexible gas lines.

Exterior & Chassis 

  • Body Off Restoration 
  • Minor modifications from stock (shaved turn signals and horn grills, tastefully lowered and decklid emblems shaved)
  • Lowered with 2.5 with drop spindles in the front and 1 click on the rear with new torsion bar bushing (inner and outer) 
  • Rust free body and pan with new front and rear aprons and package tray
  • Perfect heater channels, A pillars and inner wells.
  • Chassis completely undercoated, satin black for the chassis, battery tray reinforced and undercoated on both sides.
  • Painted inside and out (Zenith Blue 1967 Color) Painted 05/2018
  • Everything on the car has been gone through twice
  • 4 New whiteline tires with 5 wide smoothies, new hubcaps and correct spare with new tire and hubcap 
  • Wolfsburg West stainless exterior trim with Wolfsburg hood emblem
  • New Wolfsburg West headlight bezels, hardware, glass, seals and bulbs (front and rear)
  • New Triple Chrome Euro Blade Bumpers with small overrides
  • Running boards with  year correct wide trim.
  • EMPI knockdown Roof Rack
  • VW Mud Flaps
  • Rekeyed original VW door handles

Electrical

All lights and electrical work correctly including hazards, turn signals, brake lights, high beams, horn, dash lights and wipers.  All of the following parts have been installed brand new 

  • Brand new wiring harness from Wolfsburg West
  • Electronic ignition
  • Battery
  • Ignition switch & keys
  • Alternator
  • Beru coil
  • All light bulbs
  • Horn

Interior

  • Complete TMI new interior with sound deadening throughout
  • Seats have been stripped to frame, painted, new foam, backing and TMI seat covers
  • TMI premium carpet kit from front to back
  • TMI door panels
  • Freshly installed TMI headliner with Wolfsburg West padding kit
  • All seals have been replaced including body to chassis seal, decklid, hood, doors, window scrappers (inner and outer), vent window seals, window felts and motor compartment seals. 
  • Glove box
  • New window pulls, dash knobs and rear pop out knobs
  • Wolfsburg West visors and rear view mirror
  • New windshield (all other glass is stock VW glass with minor wear as they are original)

If interested please submit form below and I will contact you shortly.  I have tons of photos and videos if you are interested in more information.  The car is located in Atlanta, GA.

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