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3,5 liter V8 engine in the classic VW T2 Bulli bus!

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This inconspicuous VW T2 from 1971 (Bulli type 29 is currently available for purchase. And of course it's not just an old VW bus! The T2 Bulli has a 3,5-liter V8 installed in the rear and the previous owner is even that Corvette designer Pete Brock: The Type 2 inherited the T60 in the mid-1s and is now an absolute cult vehicle as a Bulli - one that was built in Brazil as the “T2013c” until 2. For such a long time Almost no other car has a production history. Equipped with a 1,6-liter four-cylinder, initially with 47 hp, it later went up to 50 hp. The T2C from Brazil, for example, has been built 1.200 times.56 Anos Last Edition“I installed an 80 HP engine. However, without Euro 5 and therefore not eligible for approval in this country without further modifications. Well-preserved Bullis are extremely rare and in great demand today, and professionally tuned specimens are even rarer.

VW T2 Transporter with V8

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And one of these professionally converted Bullis has just been auctioned at the online exchange "Bring a Trailer"! A simply white painted VW T2 Transporter from 1971 with a special history. It once belonged to the US automobile legend Pete Brock, who created the C2 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray as a designer. He bought the Type 2 in the early 70s and significantly redesigned the classic. According to the advertisement, it has been owned by the Brock family since 1973 and has run 60.000 miles since then. And under the sheet metal, a lot is no longer original. From the black leather sports seats in the interior to the 96.000s CD radio to the US four-speed gearbox, everything is custom. The modified T90 even has off-road tires and the conversion highlight is the 2-liter V3,5 from Buick.

sold for $ 25.750

Although the service is not specified in the advertisement, it is clearly more than the series. Incidentally, the high estimate of $ 70.000 was not reached, the car went for $ 25.750 (equivalent to 23.450 euros). In view of the somewhat scratched condition, a fair price as we think. If we get more information about the changes, there will of course be an update for this report. You will be informed of this if you simply use ours Feed subscribe to. Have fun watching the pictures and stay true to us!

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