1984 Volkswagen Rabbit L

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Most 80s cars you see that are worth buying have had a combination of upgrades and degradation that may look just fine but give an underlying impression of “used car.” Every once in a while we get to see an icon in its purest form, and this 1984 Rabbit L is a shining example. Original-spec tires make an i3’s motorcycle wheels look like steamrollers. Chrome shines on every trimpiece. The tiny 1.6-liter four barely has any dust on it, let alone oil or grime. It all looks like a museum piece, or perhaps a classic military show item.

The latter isn’t too far from the truth as this Rabbit has spent nearly its entire life with a military doctor’s family. It clearly received the utmost attention throughout its three decades, and now the seller has given it a thorough refresh, making what is quite possibly the nicest, basic, decidedly-not-a-GTI Mk1 Rabbit.

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Year: 1984
Model: Rabbit L
Engine: 1.6 liter inline-4
Transmission: 5-speed manual
Mileage: 84,576 mi
Price: $6,500
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1984 VOLKSWAGEN RABBIT L DIESEL … 84,576 Original Miles

Engine : 4 Cyl, 1.6L
Transmission : Manual
Exterior : Red
Interior : Tan
Body Style : Hatchback
Vin : 1VWEG0174EV023575

This One Owner beauty spent its whole life in a military family, it has many parking stickers that were issued to doctors who work in Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Washington DC area. It has Manual Gearbox, Tape / AM / FM as well as factory installed Air Conditioning ( retrofitted with 134 freon ). There is absolutely no rust anywhere on the car.

Our mechanics have performed extensive maintenance on this car, they have replaced the carpet, installed new headliner, installed 4 brand new tires, replaced calipers, water pump, wheel bearings, wheel cylinders, CV joint boots, glow plugs, fuel filter, air filter, timing belt kit, brake pads, crankshaft seal, oil filter, rotors, hydraulic hoses, radiator, fuel tank, brake shoes, camshaft seal, valve cover gasket and few other things on the way.

It will be sold with a clear title and it will be sold as-is, where-is.

For a complete CARFAX REPORT click the link bellow
—Carfax—

Click to access carfax.pdf

We have taken many pictures of this vehicle, and we know that it can be a pain to click each one of them separately,
so we have created a web page that contains a slide show. You are welcome to click the link bellow to be taken to the slide show
page or You are welcome to scroll down this page to view each picture separately
—Slideshow—
http://www.roverclassicpictures.com/listing_pictures/1984-VOLKSWAGEN-RABBIT-1VWEG0174EV023575/slideshow.html

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$6,500 is a lot of money, but a GTI this nice would fetch 50% more, so it’s probably not too far off. If you’re the type to keep it this nice for a few more decades, it’ll be worth the initial investment.

-NR

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  1. http://www.salvagedb.com/search?q=1VWEG0174EV023575

    VIN Title Odometer Odometer Status Primary Damage 1VWEG0174EV023575 CLEAR-VA 84576 EXCEEDS MECHANICAL LIMITS OTHER

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