Hopefully, Jim remembers your caption. It was the clear winner.
"Volkswagen knew that kisses should be horizontally opposed, air-cooled, and are best at slow speeds."
(did I get that right?)
I don't care if that breaks the rules. I'm not liquid enough to drop $11k on a project, and no one is going to give a loan on an '88, but damn, I want that.
He lost me a bit on "No visible rust ..." Really? The plastic hasn't rusted? The hell you say!
Even with a bad turbo, that undercuts asking prices on much rougher examples, while not being cheap enough to be an obvious scam.
I know it's just a Beetle in drag, but that Spyder is gorgeous. You don't often see them in a hue other than silver. That black looks incredible.
Fun fact: The concept (and subsequently this model) has what appears to be two fuel fillers. One of them is the washer fluid reservoir cap made to look like the fuel filler for visual symmetry. It was changed on the production car over fears that owners would put gas in the washer reservoir.
Because Ford, in all their wisdom, decided that their customers are too stupid to determine if the windshield needs another wipe and hit the switch if necessary.
Panther Solo II.