The new Porsche: 1959 Karmann Ghia “lowlights”

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We are pretty sure that the Karmann Ghia, particularly the early series, has been rated by the market as the new Porsche 356.

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Indeed we’ve seen the quotations of these cars to increase substantially over the years: now a (almost) perfect car like this one is for sale regularly with an asking price higher than 30K.

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We must say that, especially for the lowlight series, the black paint is perfect on these cars: it underlines the curved profile of the fenders and the roof and it’s striking when matched with a pale interior like this one. The seller says that the previous owner spent €55,000 to restore it in 2010: for sure that has been a labour of love as the owner should have known that he could never have recovered the cost if such restoration. We aren’t K-G experts but we like much what we see. Find it for sale at €33,950 (today $38,000) here in Waalwijk, The Netherlands.

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