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Volkswagenauktion – rare and classic VW cars go under the hammer

Volkswagenauktion - rare and classic VW cars go under the hammer
Volkswagenauktion – rare and classic VW cars go under the hammer

How do you fancy something ridiculously rare from Volkswagen? If you do, check out Volkswagenauktion, which is a sale of classic VW cars after a museum closure. Read more

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eBay watch: 1978 Volkswagen Beetle Jubilee Edition – the last-ever Beetle made for the UK market

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It's not cheap, but this 1978 Volkswagen Beetle Jubilee Edition is a one of a kind. According to the seller, it's the last-ever original VW Beetle built for the UK market.

Here's the story. In 1978, the last 300 Beetles were built for the UK market, each one labelled and numbered to that effect. Number one was kept in a museum on Germany. This is number 300, the very last one.

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eBay watch: One-off Mini Roadster

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Yes, we know (in the UK at least) that we have plunging temperatures and the threat of severe snow for the next week. But we still couldn't resist featuring this summer-friendly Mini Roadster.

It's said to be a one-off, starting life as a Mini Saloon before being converted to a Roadster, initially to promote the seller's business. Lots of money spent on it (see the listing for the exhaustive list), with that respray in metallic green completed just eight weeks ago.

The problem obviously is being able to find garage space for it when the weather's not great. If you've got that, it's on a Buy It Now for £1,799 or 'best offer'. I suspect it would command a much higher price if the sun was shining.

Find out more at the eBay website