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1970 Karmann Ghia 1600cc Dual Port 4-Cylinder 4-Speed Manual

Locally Owned 1970 Karmann Ghia With Complete Restoration List!

$16,995

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This 1970 Karmann Ghia aka the “GRN GHIA” was brought to us by its current owner.  Powered by a 1600cc dual port 4-Cylinder engine with a doghouse oil cooler paired with a 4-speed manual transmission. Finished in Willow Green with an off-white interior. During three years of ownership, it has undergone a complete restoration.  All receipts included work performed along with a full detailed write-up (SEE BELOW) of restoration items completed. This 1970 Karmann Ghia is offered with all receipts, restoration summary write-up, custom-fit car cover, and a Clean California title. Easy Classic Car Financing And Worldwide Delivery are available.

FULLY RESTORED BY THE OWNER

The Karmann Ghia was produced by the German manufacturer Volkswagen from 1955 to 1974. It was designed by the Italian coachbuilder Carrozzeria Ghia and manufactured by the German company Karmann. The 1970 model year marked the final phase of the first-generation Karmann Ghia production.

Features and Options:

  1. Design: The Karmann Ghia Hardtop showcases a sleek and aerodynamic body, designed by the famous Italian firm Carrozzeria Ghia. Its eye-catching lines, smooth curves, and chrome accents contribute to its distinctively elegant appearance.
  2. Interior: The interior of the Karmann Ghia Hardtop boasts a minimalist yet functional design. The spacious cabin accommodates four passengers comfortably, with supportive bucket seats and ample legroom. The attention to detail is evident in the tasteful combination of upholstery and finishes.
  3. Manual Transmission: The 1970 Karmann Ghia Hardtop typically comes with a 4-speed manual transmission, allowing drivers to engage in a more immersive driving experience. The precise gear shifting enhances the connection between the driver and the vehicle.
  4. Air-Cooled Engine: Under the rear hood, the Karmann Ghia is powered by a reliable and efficient air-cooled engine. The 1.6-liter flat-four engine delivers a modest but spirited performance, providing a nostalgic driving feel.
  5. Handling and Suspension: The Karmann Ghia Hardtop features a rear-engine layout, which contributes to its balanced weight distribution and enhances handling. The suspension system ensures a smooth and comfortable ride, absorbing road imperfections with ease.

Technical Specifications:

  • Engine: 1.6-liter air-cooled flat-four engine.
  • Horsepower: Produces approximately 60 horsepower.
  • Transmission: Standard 4-speed manual transmission.
  • Fuel Efficiency: Provides decent fuel economy, suitable for both city and highway driving.
  • Brakes: Equipped with front disc brakes and rear drum brakes, delivering reliable stopping power.
  • Wheels: Classic steel wheels with stylish hubcaps that complement the overall aesthetic of the vehicle.
    • Engine: 1600cc Dual Port with a Doghouse Oil Cooler
    • Transmission: 4-speed manual
    • Body Style: 2-door coupe
    • Rear Suspension: Independent rear suspension
    • Front Suspension: Torsion bar
    • Brakes: Front disc brakes, rear drum brakes
    • Wheelbase: 94.5 inches
    • Length: 160.4 inches
    • Width: 65.4 inches
    • Weight: Approximately 2,050 pounds

The 1970 VW Karmann Ghia Hardtop is an iconic classic car that offers timeless style, a well-designed interior, and a reliable air-cooled engine. Its elegant body lines, minimalist interior, and engaging driving experience make it an appealing choice for vintage car enthusiasts. The 4-speed manual transmission, balanced weight distribution, and comfortable suspension contribute to an enjoyable driving experience. Prospective buyers seeking a unique blend of style and functionality will appreciate the charm and character that the Karmann Ghia Hardtop brings to the table.

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Features

Engine Location : Rear
Drive Type : Rear Wheel
Body / Chassis : Unitized Body Construction
Production Years for Series : 1955 – 1974
Coach Work : Ghia
Price : $2,400-$2,600
Weight : 2000 lbs | 907.185 kg

Performance

Top Speed : 140 km/h | 87.01 mph

Power

Opposed 4 | light alloy finned cylinders; cast iron cylinder liners
Displacement : 1585 cc | 96.7 cu in. | 1.6 L.
Power : 57 BHP (41.952 KW) @ 4400 RPM
Torque : 82 Ft-Lbs (111 NM) @ 3000 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 85 mm.
Stroke : 2.7 in | 69 mm.
Compression : 7.5:1
Main Bearings : 4
Construction : Light Alloy block and head
Ignition system : single barrel carb
Transmission:
4 Manual

 

Production Figures

Total Volkswagen Production for 1970 : 1,193,853
1970 Volkswagen Karmann-Ghia

Dimensions

Coupe
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 163.0 in | 4140 mm.
Width : 64.3 in | 1633 mm.
Height : 52.4 in | 1331 mm.
Wheelbase : 94.5 in | 2400 mm.
Front Track : 51.6 in | 1311 mm.
Rear Track : 53.3 in | 1354 mm.
Ground Clearance : 6.0 in | 152 mm.

 

Convertible Coupe
Coach Work : Ghia
Price : $2,600
Weight : 2000 lbs | 907.185 kg
Doors : 2
Exterior
Length : 163.0 in | 4140 mm.
Width : 64.3 in | 1633 mm.
Height : 52.4 in | 1331 mm.
Wheelbase : 94.5 in | 2400 mm.
Front Track : 51.6 in | 1311 mm.
Rear Track : 53.3 in | 1354 mm.
Ground Clearance : 6.0 in | 152 mm.

 

Handling

Suspension
Front : Transverse torsion bars with upper/lower trailing armsRear : Indpendent with semi-trailing arms and torsion bars

 

Steering
Worm and Sector

 

Tires / Wheels
Tires : 5.60×15

 

1970 Averages
Avg. Car Cost : $3,900
Avg. Household Income : $9,350
Avg. Home : $23,000
Avg. Gallon of Gas : $0.36
Total Car Production : 8,283,949
Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe Body, Model and Production Details
Body : Coupé
Num. of Doors : 2 doors
Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe Engine Technical Data
Engine type - Number of cylinders : Boxer 4
Engine Code : -
Fuel type : Petrol
Fuel System : 1 Solex carb
Engine Alignment : Longitudinal
Engine size - Displacement - Engine capacity : 96.7 cu-in / 1584 cm3
Bore x Stroke : 3.37 x 2.72 inches
85.50 x 69.00 mm
Number of valves : 8 Valves
Aspiration : N/A
Compression Ratio : 7.50
Maximum power - Output - Horsepower : 50 HP / 51 PS / 38 kW
@ 4000 rpm
Maximum torque : 78 lb-ft / 106.0 Nm
@ 4000 rpm
Drive wheels - Traction - Drivetrain : RWD
Transmission Gearbox - Number of speeds :

What engine is in Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe?
The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe has a Boxer 4, Petrol engine with 1584 cm3 / 96.7 cu-in capacity.

How many horsepower (hp) does a 1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe have?
The 1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe has 51 PS / 50 bhp / 38 kW.

How much does a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe weighs?
The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe weighs 870 Kg / 1918 lbs.

What is the top speed of a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe?
The Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe top speed is 138 Km/h / 86 mph.

Is Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe All Wheel Drive (AWD)?
No, the Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe is not All Wheel Drive (AWD). It's Rear Wheel Drive (RWD).

Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe Performance
Top Speed : 86 Mph / 138 Km/h
Acceleration 0 to 100 km/h (0 to 62 mph) : - s
Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe Size, Dimensions, Aerodynamics and Weight
Wheelbase : 94.49 inches / 240 cm
Length : 162.99 inches / 414 cm
Width : 64.17 inches / 163 cm
Height : 51.97 inches / 132 cm
Front Axle : 51.97 inches / 132.0 cm
Rear Axle : 53.15 inches / 135.0 cm
Ground clearance : 6.3 inches / 16.0 cm
Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe Brakes, Tires, Steering and Suspension
Front Brakes - Disc dimensions : Discs
(- inches / - mm)
Rear Brakes - Dics dimensions : Drums
(- inches / - mm)
Front Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Rear Tyres - Rims dimensions : -/- R-
Steering : Endless screw. -
Steering wheel lock-to-lock : 2.600 turns
Front Suspension : Trailing arm. Torsion bar. Anti-roll bar.
Rear Suspension : Trailing arm. Torsion bar.
Aerodynamic drag coefficient - Cx : -
Curb Weight : 1918 lbs / 870 Kg
Weight-Power Output Ratio : 17.1 kg/hp
Volkswagen Karmann Ghia 1600 Coupe Fuel Consumption (Economy), Emissions and Range
Fuel Tank Capacity : 10.6 gallons
Year: 1970
Make: Karmann
Model: Ghia
Body Style: Coupe
Trim: 2+2 Coupe
Mileage: 29,644 TMU
Transmission: 4-Speed Manual
Condition: Frame-On Restored
Location: San Luis Obispo
Price: $16,995
Drivetrain: RWD
Engine: 1600cc Dual Port 4-Cylinder
Exterior Color: Willow Green
Interior Color: Off-White Basket Weave
MPG: City / Highway
VIN Number: 1402014867

Fuel Efficiency Rating

  • City: N/A
  • Highway: N/A

Actual rating will vary with options, driving conditions, driving habits and vehicle condition.

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