Who would have thought that one can add one to their collection scarab that served as a patrol vehicle on its streets Bavaria; And yet, this particular one white and green example is available through Bring a Trailer.
The police beetle he started “working” in the police force 1978where he remained until 1986. It has the necessary accessorieseg blue beacon on the roofwireless TelefunkenEuropean-style siren and announcement system.
There is one hidden under the hood flat four air-cooled engine with a capacity of 1.2 L accompanied by mechanical gearbox which passes the traffic to rear wheels and produces 45 hp. The odometer has stopped at 25.000 kmbut it remains unknown if this is the actual distance traveled by the car.
The vehicle had been stored in a garage for some time, until the comedian and car enthusiast, Jerry Seinfeld, introduced it to the US. He appeared on his show, Comedians in Cars Getting Coffeeas in Jay Leno’s Garage of the famous presenter.
The signs of wear on the inside are minimal, like some small ones holes in the seat covers, probably from some police officer’s cigarette. The exterior was painted approx 15 yearsbut retains the original shades of its German patrol cars 70’s.
The auction at Bring a Trailer will be completed on December 14with the highest bid currently standing at 21,911 dollarsthat is 20,336 euros. The buyer, except his new patrol carwill also receive one jacket after police insigniawith the inscription ‘Polizei’ at the rear.
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