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1978 VW Bus, Rare Champagne Edition, original patina. Low reserve.

Make: Volkswagen
Model: Bus/Vanagon
Type: Minivan
Trim: Champagne
Year: 1978
Mileage: 49,777
VIN: 2282099105
Color: Brown
Engine: 2.0
Cylinders: 4
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Tan
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Franktown, Colorado, United States

1978 Volkswagen Bus/Vanagon Champagne Additional Info:

1978 VW T2 Bus, rare Champagne Edition,The 78 and 9 Champagne’s were the only special edition bus ever sold stateside . Runs great, great original Patina! Sold new here in Colorado at Hueberger VW.

Body and Paint

Very solid original paint patina, little rust in fender lips and left side rocker. Pans footwells and underneath all very solid showing only some surface rust. Has dents and dings. Very cool rig.

Chassis, Suspension and Brakes

Clean pans, handles pretty tight and drives very well. Brakes work great.


Original EFI 2.0 engine that runs great and has nice power. Matching bus trans. Doesn’t smoke or knock. No major leak. Shifts well.

Interior and Misc

Original interior throughout, older with wear but very usable condition.

Sunroof bus but roof isn’t working. Something in the tracks.

Great bus to use as is. Lower it, add wheels and have great slammed Patina bus or restore a rare Champagne edition sunroof T2 Bus.

Awesome Bus!

Call now with questions.

In stock and ready for delivery now. Car is also marketed locally and any auctions could end upon sale. Offers considered. Call or text now 720-201-9000 More pics available, bestwesternclassics.com

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