The UK Sports Cars Showroom
1967 VW Split Screen Camper Van – German Built & Factory Right Hand Drive – Walkthrough – Original Devon Camping Interior.
This is the iconic 1960’s VW camper van in a rare and highly desirable specification! German built and UK supplied factory Right Hand Drive format. 1967 was the last year of production for the Split Screen bus in Germany before production continued in Brazil. This bus is an original walkthrough model meaning there is no fixed bulkhead at the front allowing you to walk straight through from the cab to the rear camping area of the bus without having to exit the vehicle. This is one of the most sought after specifications on any split screen bus and they are becoming increasingly harder to find as a result.
Finished in an original one-year only Volkswagen colour for a 1967 bus, Lotus White. The bus has been subject to a massive restoration with no expense spared and the paintwork has been prepared to a glass like shine throughout. The underside of the vehicle is in superb order showing signs of regular waxoyling to prevent the development of rust.
The walkthrough specification lends itself ideally to the popular Devon Spaceway camping interior at the rear which features rear facing seating behind the drivers and passenger bulkhead along with a forward facing seating arrangement allowing a total carrying capacity of 7 people (including driver). The original Devon interiors are very rare and hard to source. They complete the ultimate 1960’s nostalgic ambiance inside these wonderful old buses allowing you to time warp back to when life was far more simple!
Mechanically in superb order with a beautifully reconditioned engine that pulls like a train combined with a fully rebuilt gearbox (February 2018). A rebuilt box drastically improves the driving experience on these buses allowing for a smooth and positive gear selection that does not crunch or slip out of any gears.
Retrosounds Model Two radio installed which is a fantastic product designed specifically for a Split Screen bus made to look like an original 1960’s radio with the modern benefits of Smart phone connectivity.
Brand new Creative Engineering polished roof rack and side ladder installed at an expense alone of over £1,000
Overall an absolute joy in every department and a solid investment for the future. Comes fully MOT’d, freshly serviced and ready to be driven any distance at the turn of a key!