YIP 845

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Registration Mark
YIP 845
(a) Type:
Type 1
(b) Year:
(c) Colour:
Toga White
(d) Paint code:
(e) Engine CCs:


(a) Country of origin:
(b) County first reg'd:
(c) Current or last known location:

Model information

1300 Beetle Deluxe


This Beetle and an attached caravan were won in an Knorr soup competition in 1973 by a lady in Graiguenamanagh, Co. Kilkenny, hence the YIP Kilkenny reg. Over the years the caravan has been sold on but the Beetle still has the dealer-fit tow bar that was fitted when it was won.

The car is currently in dry-storage awaiting a bit of a spruce up but was photographed by Trevor Brady at the Inistioge Vintage Rally back in 2001 and again at the Ballyroan Vintage Rally in 2008.

Thanks for sending it in, great back story for any Beetle!!

The Beetle.ie team 🙂

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