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VW Karmann Ghia 1968 - first drive with refurbished engine

Germany March 2010 - after getting back the refurbished engine in February, I drove my 68 convertible through the cold bavarian landscape.


 


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This is my karmann Ghia, taken on a frosty November day at our summer house in the north of Denmark





68 VW Karmann Ghia WRX Cruising
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It is a heartbreaker of a car, a real dreamboat and possibly the most beautiful VW ever built. However the sporty coupe does have one small drawback. Its design is far racier than its driving performance.The first Ghias were fitted wtih 30 horsepower VW Beetle engines, while later models got 50 horsepower motors. Still, when the Karmann Ghia was introduced back in 1955 this was more than enough to keep vehicles like the Goggomobil and BMW Isetta in check. During it's close to 20 years in production, some 443,000 Ghias were sold. Today this classic car has nothing left to prove. We take a relaxing drive in this stylish milestone of automotive history.





1968 Karmann Ghia
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