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Tuesday 24 September 2019

1982 Volkswagen Golf GLi MK1 Cabriolet - BONHAMS AUCTIONS MPH September Sale Bicester Heritage A4421, Launton, Bicester OX26 5HA Thursday 26th September 2019


MPH September Sale
Bicester Heritage
A4421, Launton, Bicester OX26 5HA
 Thursday 26th September 2019

1982 Volkswagen Golf GLi MK1 Cabriolet
Registration no. NYU338Y
Chassis no. 15CK023488
Convertible (roof in good condition)

*Well maintained
*With current owner for 9 years

MOT Expires 29 April 2020
115,000 Miles

The lesser-known Golf MK1 Cabriolet enjoys all the practicalities of a Golf MK1, but with the wind in your hair. First registered in 1982 and fitted with the superb 1.8 GTi engine performance matched the striking looks. Presenting well this 80's retro cool cabriolet has red exterior with no apparent rust and black interior - the convertible roof is also in good condition. A well-maintained example in good running order is offered with a history file and V5C registration document.


  • Vendor Score Total: 84/100

    Bidders should note that the automated 100-point Seller's Assessment is provided by each Seller at the point of a consignment using the guidelines below, and is not provided, assessed or verified by Bonhams MPH. Accordingly Customers (Bidders) are on notice that each vehicle is offered "as is / as seen" subject to the Conditions of Sale for the auction, and Customers (Bidders) are strongly recommended to view the Lot(s) being offered, before bidding, in order to satisfy themselves as to their condition; Bonhams MPH will not entertain disputes over Sellers' Assessments.

    Key for sellers' assessments:
    1/5 POOR. A project vehicle | Requires urgent attention | Damaged | Parts missing
    2/5 AVERAGE. Useable condition | Requires some attention | Light damage
    3/5 GOOD. Driveaway | Presents well | Good history file | Drives well
    4/5 VERY GOOD. Well restored | Running and driving with no noticeable faults | Sound throughout
    5/5 EXCELLENT. Concours condition | Beautifully presented | Driving very well

    Body Work: 5
    Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 4
    Glass: 4
    Paint: 5
    Wheels/Tyres: 4

    Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 4
    Headlining: 4
    Seats: 4
    Trim: 4

    ENGINE TOTAL: 17/20
    Mechanical components: 4
    Running: 4
    Starting: 4
    Under Bonnet: 5

    Axles: 4
    Brakes: 4
    Gearbox/Clutch: 4
    Suspension: 4

    Ancillary components: 4
    Main components: 4

    Car History File: 5/5

Saleroom notices

  • Please note this Volkswagen Golf GLi MK1 Cabriolet 1.6 litre engine, which has also been completely refreshed with invoices provided for parts including new main bearings, big ends, pistons, oil pump, hoses, leads, clips, master cylinder, water pump, radiator, brake hoses, calipers, pads, clutch, shims, clips and rubber boots.


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1982 Volkswagen Golf GLi MK1 Cabriolet   Chassis no. 15CK023488

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