1989 Volkswagen Polo C (MkII)

3-owner 'breadvan' showing just 38,470 miles from new, husband and wife owned from 1989-2017 - timewarp example

Supplied new by South Hereford garages Limited official VW dealer in August 1989 this splendid and wonderfully simple MkII Polo 86C ‘Breadvan’ Chukka edition has had just 3-owners from new and boasts only 38,470 miles from new.

Finished in dark red metallic with contrasting black grill, bumpers, side trim and roof rails it still rides on its original steel wheels with plastic trims - the car is a time-warp example in lovely, unmolested order. Inside, the light grey cloth trim looks unworn and features optional extras such as a sun-roof and Panasonic Radio/cassette player costing £300 extra on the purchase price of £6,500.00 which also included an ‘on the road pack’, 12 months road tax according to the original bill of sale on file.

Under the bonnet, we find Volkswagen’s simple, yet effective 1,043cc inline four-cylinder engine driving the front wheels via 4-speed manual transmission. Starting and running as it should the car oozed charm and retro-appeal.

The history file includes the V5C showing the first two owners were husband and wife, ownership transferring to the wife in 2012 following her husband’s death. She kept until 2017 when our vendor acquired the car as a friend of the owners, keeping it garaged but starting it regularly and making sure it remained in good state.

In addition, we find the original purchase receipt as previously referenced, the owner’s pack and service book revealing just 1 stamp, for its delivery inspection/service in August 1989, Haynes manual and few recent invoices for tyres (all 4) in 2021, wheel and master cylinder in 2018 and current MOT valid until October 2022 recording no advisories. The MOT history confirms what the vendor told us, that the car looks to have remained predominantly off-the road following the first owner’s demise in 2012 with only 1,000 miles covered between tests in 2011 to 2013 and then no test at all until October this year which it flew through showing only c.150 miles have been covered since 2013.

A rare opportunity to acquire a cracker of a ‘Breadvan’ with low mileage, low ownership and in a completely unmolested state.

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Reg No: G903CAB
Chassis Number: WVWZZZ80ZKW222639
Engine Number: H2649557
Engine Size: 1043
Docs: V5C; owner's manual & service book with 1 stamp; original purchase receipt; Haynes manual; current MOT October 2022 with no advisories

Estimate: £3,000+

Lot 81

Lot ended

Thursday 09/12/2021

Hammer Price (inc. buyers premium)

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