The UK Sports Cars Showroom
1960 VW Split Screen Camper Van – Stunning Early Bus – Brand New Bespoke Camping Interior of choice Included.
Offered for sale is this beautiful early (pre 1962) VW Split Screen camper van. Early buses have always been sought after in the Volkswagen world featuring the smaller rear tailgate and desirable small rear window.
Good straight panels and very honest metal work all round showing all the hallmark signs of a well cared for bus throughout the decades. Areas such as the cab door apertures where the rubbers sit are all in spotless condition, which is indicative of a bus that has seen very little water ingression over time. Paintwork finished in stunning light pastel blue with a white roof, machine polished to a brilliant shine.
Delightful to drive with its reconditioned 1500TP engine pulling smoothly throughout the gears with no crunching or noises. Complete new braking system throughout provides good braking performance. Currently featuring original door cards and brown vinyl seating. Original full width front bench seat is a rare and desirable feature also.
As we specialise in building and supplying bespoke interiors for these buses, we have decided to leave this one as a blank canvas to allow the new owner to choose exactly what layout / options they request.
The asking price is inclusive of a brand new interior built to the highest standard. Our interiors are bespoke and built to order, not flat packed and assembled like most that you see on the market. All of the upholstery is also custom and made to order. Please refer to our website gallery for examples of our work and also our customer reviews page to see previous examples we have completed.
Comes with 12 months MOT for peace of mind even though this is no longer a legal requirement and is road tax fee exempt.
Lead-time could be as little as three weeks until completion. Bespoke interior options that can be included are as follows;
- High Gloss Laminate or Lino flooring of choice with polished aluminium or stainless edging trim.
- Full or ¾ Width Rock n’ Roll Bed Supplied by Original Rusty Lee. (Renowned for making the best beds on the market)
- Cabinet layout of choice built and supplied in over 1,000 different veneers of the highest quality. Oak is our most popular option but all different woods available. Cabinet layout can be full width across bulkhead, twin facing rear seating with high top unit either side or a full side cabinet to accommodate a ¾ width bed setup. Other options available also.
- Curved Devon edging trim on cabinet top if requested with coloured insert of choice. As per 1960’s interiors to give retro styling. Pictures available on request.
- Bespoke table built to size of choice complete with either side mounting brackets or chrome pedestal arrangement so it can be removed when not in use.
- Full width curved skirting board to sit flush with R&R bed veneered in choice of laminate / Formica.
- 3 Piece Bed cushion set freshly upholstered in any vinyl(s) of choice. Any style to include or not include piping, fluting and/or stitched inserts. Bed cushion foam complete with memory foam topper for maximum comfort if requested.
- Matching or contrasting 10-piece door card set upholstered in style of choice as per options above.
- Sink / Gas Cooker SMEV Combo unit installed.
- Camping Gas Bottle, regulator and all fixing installed and tested
- Water bottle, wastewater outlet, water pump installed and tested.
Any further additional items can be added as per request including Pop Top conversions, fridges, electrical hookups etc. Example Interior Pictures attached