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The golden rule: 1959 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Cabriolet

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The sticker on the rear bumper is clear: “Who has the gold makes the rule”. Well, you need gold to rebuild this car but it’s a “Lowlight” KG Cabrio and it’s definitely worth it. Ineed the fist series of the … Continue reading

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Notchback: 1962 Porsche 356 B-T6 Hardtop Coupé by Karmann

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The strange family of the Hardtop Coupé built by Karmann started as an experiment: initially some T5 Cabriolet bodies built by Reutter had their hardtop welded and then everything stared. Then, differently form the T5, the T6 series (like the … Continue reading

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Sign o’ the times: 1961 Porsche 356B T5 Karmann Hardtop

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The music genius had other meaning in his mind when he wrote this song so we hope he could forgive us for this kind of misuse of the title. But, since he wrote it, many things have changed for real … Continue reading

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Almost Cabrio: 1961 Porsche 356B T5 Hardtop by Karmann

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During the 1961 and 1962 a small batch of these “strange” Porsches were built by Karmann (who wasn’t at the time the official Porsche coachbuilder: Reutter was) basically welding an hardtop on the body of a Cabrio. We don’t know … Continue reading

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Low gravity, Lower chassis: 1955 Karmann Ghia Coupè

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We are perfectly aware that these cars aren’t much loved by most people but a small bunch of passionate fans but, because we are part of these, it was obligatory for us to publish this very early KG. Very early … Continue reading

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Autostick car: 1968 Karmann Ghia Convertible

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This Karmann Ghia is one of the few equipped with the vacuum-operated clutch system, called “Autostick”. Unfortunately this car needs much more than a clutch rebuild to run again. The seller says that it’s not a driveable car (you don’t … Continue reading

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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. Indeed we’ve seen the quotations of these cars to increase substantially over the years: now a (almost) … Continue reading

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Just refreshed: 1965 Karmann Ghia Convertible

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Here it is another Karmann Ghia brought back to a new life after 45 years in storage (at least the seller says so). The seller says also that this car has done just 300 miles from the end of a … Continue reading

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Puppies not included: 1963 VW Karmann Ghia Convertible

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Someone would say that this ad is pure marketing: at least, even if you don’t like the car, you must watch the photos to see that bunch of black and white puppies.   The car is 1963 Convertible which looks … Continue reading

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One family car: 1958 Karmann Ghia Coupé

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This lowlight Karmann Ghia is said to be a one family car since new, and indeed it looks like an untouched specimen, including the period tires, the black CA plate and the original dealer plate frame. The seller has provided … Continue reading

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