Restoring classic cars is not only a hobby but also a passion for many automotive enthusiasts. At our restoration shop, we are proud to announce that we have taken on an exciting new project – restoring a 1964 Volkswagen T1 to its former glory. As vintage Volkswagen enthusiasts know, finding a T1 from 1964 is becoming increasingly difficult, making this project even more special.
The Volkswagen T1, also known as the “Microbus” or “Bulli” in Germany, was first introduced in 1950 and quickly became a cultural icon. With its unique design and versatility, the T1 was popular not only for its use as a family vehicle, but also as a camper and even as a commercial vehicle. However, the most sought-after and valuable version of the T1 is the Samba model with 23 windows, which was introduced in 1951.
Our team of skilled mechanics and restoration experts will transform this 1964 Volkswagen T1 into a Samba model with 23 windows and bring this classic beauty back to life.
The restoration process will be extensive and require attention to detail and expertise. Our team will start by carefully disassembling the entire vehicle to inspect and assess the condition of each part. We will then proceed to clean, repair or replace any parts as needed to ensure that the vehicle is restored to its original specifications. One of the most critical parts of the restoration process will be the bodywork, which will require careful attention to detail to ensure that the vehicle is straight and free of any imperfections.
The engine will also be a crucial part of the restoration process. We will carefully inspect the engine and determine whether it needs to be rebuilt or replaced. Our team will also ensure that the transmission, suspension, brakes, and other mechanical systems are in top condition.
As for the interior, we will aim to recreate the original design as closely as possible, using high-quality materials that are true to the period. The Samba model with 23 windows has a unique interior design, with seating for up to nine people and a panoramic sunroof that allows for plenty of natural light.
Once the restoration is complete, the 1964 Volkswagen T1 Samba will be a unique and valuable vintage car. These vehicles are highly sought after by collectors and enthusiasts alike, and a well-restored Samba model can command a high price at auction.
We look forward to sharing our progress with fellow automotive enthusiasts and Volkswagen lovers as we embark on this exciting project. We will put regular updates and new images as we bring this classic beauty back to life.