1957 Volkswagen Karmann GhiaReview
My 1957 Oldspeed Ghia — The picture is from an other car, as mine is in it's restoration right now, but I hope it will look so good when finished :-) I fell in love with the lines of the Karmann Ghia almost 20 years ago. 11 years ago I convinced my wife Eva of the fact that it would be cool to own a lowlight Ghia one day and the battle was on... I have this car since 2000, but it needed a full restoration. I hope to finish it in a couple of years.
Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)
Pros: The Italian design and German techniek has to be a unique combination of the Karmann Ghia
Cons: That it doesn't drive yet.
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