Here is the car:

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He sent me these pics, so the quality isn’t great, and no engine bay shots.

However, he did send me some history:

“I am interested in selling my car.

Facts about my car:

1) 1974 Karmann Ghia (VW). I have owned the auto since 1975 (45 years). The previous owner was my insurance agent and was the original owner, for a very short time..

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2) It has been driven 210,000 miles. Odometer actually reads approx.10,000

3) A new 1.6 D/P engine installed about 20,000 miles ago (Aug ‘04).

4) For the past 18 years it has been garaged and driven in Las Vegas, a very dry climate. The garage is completely enclosed. I have all of the service records since 2003.

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5) It has been registered and insured by Hagerty as a “Classic Car” in Nevada and has been driven less than 2,000 miles/yr over that time span. According to current Nevada law you are allowed to drive it 5,000 miles/year.

6) Body is clean with no rust at all. Two very small nicks in the paint.

7) Exterior looks new. Repainted it approx 28 years ago. interior shows some wear.

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8) never in an accident.

9) It has been religiously serviced by an expert VW service company in Las Vegas.

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10) My Classic Car Insurance Company, Hagerty, places the following values on the VW-Ghia.

Cherry condition - $16,00 - $18,000

Average Condition - $11,300

Poor condition - $7,000 - $9,000

This vehicle is in above average condition, My asking price is $11,900.”

I have to be honest with the guy - I think he might more money for it, and I am telling him to put this one on Bring A Trailer. Look at these KG sales:

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He might get lucky if somebody wants a car owned by one person for 45 years. What do you think?