1978 Volkswagen Scirocco | German Cars For Sale Blog

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1978 Volkswagen Scirocco

week#8217;s Euro-inspired 16V converted was a car that I really enjoyed at as it was tastefully and fairly subtly But as big of a fan as I am of the second generation Scirocco, I to admit that I really the first generation to be a much looker. Finding clean Sciroccos is pretty hard days, but since I#8217;m not the one who really likes them are a few that pop up from time to for sale in good condition.

the 16V car, today#8217;s example has some desirable modifications to it a better looker and more to drive while still most of the simple, clean and looking original design. a look at this British Green 1978 model:

. 1.8 liter inline-4

Transmission . manual

Mileage . 150,000 mi

. No Reserve Auction

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Available is my 1978 VW Scirocco, with No Reserve. I have a Porsche 912 project, #038; I allow either of these to be on. I must make room, the Scirocco will be sold to the bidder.

My VW has been an excellent and a joy to own. The car has been drama which is rare with Just get in, turn the key and enjoy an on your nearest country I don’t want to write a as the car speaks for itself.

The biggest I find with the car is everyone me to stop and discuss it with I’ll just comment on of the main topics of the deep the car has undergone.


-Body was to shell “please review

-Car was thoroughly probed for and taken to bare metal in locations to insure the integrity of the This is as solid Mark 1 as I seen.

-Professionally painted with out in BRG. Using PPG products

amount of money #038; spent reinstalling glass brand new gaskets, suspension fuel systems, mechanical sorting etc.

–Nice correct Zender body kit matching front spoiler are almost impossible to find”

is very straight, and the paint has a gloss. People love the car

-As you can see from the photos the interior is well put together

-Recaro full leather from “S”. These make the car a better driving experience the average scirocco seats.

hard to find “NOS” kit sourced

-Door cards as new

-Dash does have cracks, has custom made dash cover

-All gauges work as new, the original clock works, and all lighting works

-Rear seats look to have been used

-The suspension has been overhauled

KYB shocks all for corners-Fresh Eibach

-New bearing all 4 corners

calipers all 4 corners

-OEM ball joints and tie

-Upper strut mounts bearings.

–Brand new Falken

-A arm bushing’s, and much more I remember. Drives very #038; tight


-Original 1.5 #038; 4 speed been removed. Replaced low miles 1.8 JH with 5 speed.

Bosch CIS was replaced by a very Weber/mechanical fuel pump set up. makes the car a breeze to own with reliability #038; simplicity. I the complete CIS and would be easy to if needed.

-Stainless long header with all new exhaust

was refreshed with new timing water pump, and several before install

-With the 1.8 and the car is a joy to drive, maintains excellent mpg and is pretty quick (much than my 2.0 914 or 912). Cruises the HWY at 70 all day

-Larger radiator fitted latter model Jetta, very cool.


-As any classic there are few negatives have never bothered me in the I know the potential buyer may the car shipped so I want disclose so the buyer knows exactly they are purchasing.

-The passenger seat “forward #038; back adjustment gets stuck. bothered me as the passenger always that seat to be all the way back. seat adjustments works

-Front windshield has typical in the lower corners. Not a big deal, from light delamination the glass.

-Painted over a ago, looks great, but has one small door ding parking lot, and maybe a few light scratches.

-Original was sourced for the car and does work. bothered to hook up as the new owner likely upgrade anyways are marked for radio”

-Horn is under hood, never got to finding one for the car

-Previous owner he performed a rust repair to side floor. The repair was not from the top side of the floor. It is from underneath the car as a portion of the box was replaced. This repair is under the passenger seat was the only rust on the car.

It was caused by a leaking rear panel window #8220;reason for all being replaced during Looks to have been a solid repair so I did not bother it and neither will you.

In this MK1 Scirocco is a rare The vast majority of these been hacked up or simply away. I would love to the car, however both of my require attention.

This is by far the reliable classic I’ve and should serve its new owner well. Please keep in you are not buying a brand new car. The car has extensive work, and is well but it is not brand new #038; does minor flaws. I hold a title in my name. I welcome but do not call to #8220;just discuss#8221;, if you plan on bidding on the car (503-369-0459).

you for viewing.

Non refundable deposit of due with in 24 hours of auction

This car seems pretty represented #8211; there are things still to sort they#8217;re minor, and a vast of the big expenses both bodywork and mechanically have been care of. This is the best way to get one of these if you like the color There is obviously a tremendous of work that has gone sorting the car. The green is nicely by the #8220;S#8221; red striping, all indications are this wasn#8217;t an S. As a period piece it#8217;s nice; I could do without the kit and would probably change the to something a little different such as these neat up on Ebay now (click the picture to to the auction):

Otherwise, it seems ready to and is offered at no reserve. The GTis and generation Sciroccos we#8217;ve lately have varied in price, but I would expect car to end up between $4,000 and $6,000. At price, it#8217;s a future that can be really enjoyed on a

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