Karmann-Ghia anniversary 50 years 1955-2005
On the 14th of July 1955 the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia was presented to the
public. Members of the media and business were invited to the Kasino in
Georgsmarienhütte, which is close to the Karmann factory in Osnabrück.
50 years on, Karmann Ghia friends around the world are invited to take part
in these jubilee celebrations at the historical location, invited by the
big Karmann Ghia clubs of Germany with the support of numerous sponsors and
helpers. Georgsmarienhütte is situated a few kilometres south of
Osnabrück in northern Germany.
This is a short private movie of me as participant - it is not the official
video off the anniversary.
1971 KARMANN GHIA COUPE RED
A VIDEO PRESENTATION OF A FRIENDS 1971 KARMANN GHIA COUPE, HE PURCHASED IT
FROM John Joseph "Jack" Nicholson, ACTOR / DIE HARD LAKERS FAN! "THE
JOKER", ITS AN AMAZING CAR WITH A CUSTOM FUEL TANK IN THE REAR INSTEAD OF
THIS IS TRULY ONE OF A KIND! HOPE YOU ENJOY THE QUICK VIDEO PRESENTATION!
My 1974 Karmann Ghia
This is my 1974 Ghia. It was a hunk of junk when I first purchased it. Five
years later after taking it compleatly apart it's now my favorite toy. 87mm
pistons too. The gauges on the dash are VDO, but I purchased three "BUS"
fuel gauges from junkyards. I removed the chromes rings and installed them
on the new VDOs. Now they match the originals on the dash.
1965 Karmann Ghia with 1600 Dual Port
I threw a rod in my original single port motor and a friend was kind enough
to see me a dual port he had just finished building. I removed the
mufflers to get a little more noise, and will eventually run a stinger Exhaust once I finish welding in my mk1
GTI seats in.