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Classic Cars in Rhodesia



Make VW History          
Year 1952
Rare RHD standard model, featuring both standard and deluxe features. One of 40 split window Beetles imported to Rhodesia in 1952. Last registered in 1979, stored in Pretoria for 20 years. Restored by Ernst Van Der Toorn, Ferdi Radel and Werner Alker of Johannesburg, painted L37 medium blue, a colour used on standard models only. Exported to Perth Australia in 2003. Owned by Andrew Scogings. 
Model Beetle
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers VWB-1952/AUS
References
 




Make VW History          
Year
Owned by Joe Parker-Weekes in Salisbury
Model Karmann Ghia
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Coupe
Colours
           
Registration Numbers RSA-22**/SRH
References Joe Parker-Weekes
 
VW

 

Make VW History          
Year
Owned by Robin Hurst of Harare. Later owned by Hankey, Bichard, now in South Africa.
Model Karmann Ghia
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Coupe
Colours Red
           
Registration Numbers 44-728-R/RHO
References Photo Viv Westbury
 
Karmann Ghia

 

Make VW History          
Year
Owned at some stage by Clayton Green, now with a Mr. Butler.
Model Karmann Ghia
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Coupe
Colours Red
           
Registration Numbers SKY-DIVE/ZIM
References
 
Ghia

 

Make VW History          
Year
Owned by S. Brown in 2015.
Model Karmann Ghia
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Coupe
Colours Blue with white roof

         
Registration Numbers ACO-0922/ZIM
References
 
GhiaGhia
 

Make VW History          
Year
Noted for sale in Harare
Model Karmann Ghia
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Coupe
Colours Gold
           
Registration Numbers ABG-7629/ZIM
References
 
KGKG

 

Make VW History          
Year 1965
Converted from a coupe by Frank Reay, owned by a Mr. Joseph around 2011.
Model Karmann Ghia
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style Convertible
Colours Metallic red
           
Registration Numbers ABA-0758/ZIM
References Photo Viv Westbury
 
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                      Ghia

 

Make VW History          
Year
Modified and raced by Robbie Rushforth - Fitted with a V8 engine.
Model
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers 177-R/RHO
References Photo source unknown
 
v8V8

 

Make VW History          
Year
VW beach buggy noted in Harare in 2017
Model
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours Yellow
           
Registration Numbers ABA-1533/ZIM
References Viv W
 
Beach
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Make
History          
Year
VW Kombi's used by RUTC
Model
Chassis No.
Engine No.
Coachbuilder  
Body Style
Colours
           
Registration Numbers
References Photo via Viv Westbury
 
kombi

 


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