Wed, 22nd Sep 2021 13:00

The Autumn 2021 Classic Car Auction

 
  Lot 37
 

1971 Volkswagen Meyers Manx Beach Buggy Evocation
Built to an extremely high standard and only 1,560 miles since completion

Registration: JLH237K
Chassis: 1122088688
Odometer: 1,500
Transmission: Manual
MOT: Exempt

  • Fitted with 1640cc engine with twin weber carburettors
  • Built by Flatlands Engineering, build invoices present in history file
  • Willans harnesses to the front seats and rear lap belts
  • Front bucket seats
  • Removeable hard top
  • Front disc brakes
  • American racing equipment wheels
  • Cooper Cobra tyres, 275/ 60 x 15 rear, 195 / 60 x 15 front
  • Completed 1100 miles since 2006
  • Genuine East Coast Buggies shell

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If ever there was a time to treat yourself to something different, then this may just tempt you.

Registered as a 1971 VW Convertible and built by Flatlands engineering, widely regarded as the best Manx Meyers USA authorised builder based in the UK. This is a superb example of when a vehicle is done properly without regard to cost, the main driver being quality. It really is that good and we struggled to find any fault either paint, inside or mechanically. On the road it goes very well indeed and handles like a go cart and stops on a penny with a great exhaust note.

Finished in metalflake paint to a very high standard, it looks stunning and will certainly create interest and smiles wherever you go in it.

The Meyers Manx dune buggy was designed initially for desert racing by Californian engineer, artist, boat builder and surfer Bruce F. Meyers. It was produced by his Fountain Valley, California company, B. F. Meyers & Co. from 1964 to 1971, in the form of car kits applied to shortened chassis of Volkswagen Beetles The car line dominated dune racing in its time, breaking records immediately, and was eventually also released in street-oriented models, until the company's demise due to tax problems after Meyers's departure. New vehicles inspired by the original Manx buggy have been produced by Meyers's re-founded operation, Meyers Manx, Inc., since 2000. The name and cat logo of the brand derives from the Manx cat, by virtue of the tailless breed's and the shortened vehicle's truncated "stubbiness".

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Sold for £19,550


 

Auction: The Autumn 2021 Classic Car Auction, Wed, 22nd Sep 2021

Viewing: Viewings are available by appointment, CLICK HERE to pre-book your viewing slot.

Saturday 18th September - 10am to 4pm
Sunday 19th September - 10am to 4pm
Monday 20th September - 10am to 4pm
Tuesday 21st September - 10am to 7pm
Wednesday 22nd September - From 9am

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