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1979 Puma GT 1600

Puma Indústria de Veículos SA’s roots were actually in producing rebodied front-engine DKWs in Brazil, but they managed to make the kit work with some refinement first on the Karmann Ghia and later on the Brasilia. The result was the Puma GT and GTE (export) models – a pretty slick budget Ferrari Dino knockoff that somehow managed to work when so many VW-based customs didn’t. Puma added a convertible version called the GTS in the 1970s and then renamed that model the GTC for 1980, two years before the Brasilia shut down production. Sold as complete cars in South America and later South Africa, some kits were sent to North America – but this one is an original Brazilian build that was imported:

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Year: 1979
Model: GT 1600
VIN: SP1026320
Engine: 1.6 liter flat-4
Transmission: 4-speed manual
Mileage: 1,900 mi
Location: Miami, Florida
Price: $21,500 Buy It Now

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Up for sale is a really nicel and rare 1979 Puma GT in white with Charcoal interior. Factory Air conditioning! Power windows! Probably won’t see any other one has they are hard to come by. Manufactured by Puma in Brazil. This Car drives exceptionally well, you can take it to shows & for weekend cruises. It has been well taken cared and definitely gets a lot of attention & questions at the cars and coffee. The Puma is powered by it’s 1600cc engine, It moves pretty quick! It has a 4-speed gearbox. Has a nice exhaust that sounds really nice. See the video. When you are driving in this Puma there’s a certain sense of nostalgia that you cannot help but notice. With the rear engine the Puma has a really nice sport handling to it. Make sure to check out my 100+ detailed pictures of the car, and also underneath. Solid floors.

I’m located in Miami about 30 minutes away from the airport. Feel free to come see the car in person. Any inquires email me. $500 non-refundable deposit required within 24hrs of buying. Sold As-is. For shipping you can pickup in person or arrange your own shipping. Thanks for looking

If you’re looking to finance I would recommend JJ Best. They can finance your classic car or hot rod and are very pleasant to work with.

Contact info: For those interested you can call me at 305 five four two 5662. If I don’t answer just leave me a voicemail

This one appears to be right from the end of Brazilian production of the GT model. You’re not going to fool anyone that this is a Ferrari, but it’s still a clean kit look and it in very good shape. Indeed, rather than looking like a mongrel it is generally well thought out and executed. Would I pay $21,500 for one? These aren’t really my cup of tea, personally, but it’s also not an outrageous price for a rare-to-see aircooled VW.