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Motor Car Chassis - Volkswagen 1200, Manufactured at Clayton, Victoria,1965 Reg. No: ST 026229
- This Volkswagen 1200 sedan chassis and air-cooled engine was donated to the Museum by Volkswagen (Australasia) Pty Ltd in 1965. It has been modified with 'cut-away' sections by Vivian Expositions in Clifton Hill. This 'sectioned-unit' chassis was prepared for promotional use in motor shows and has an electric motor mounted underneath to turn over the engine.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Volkswagen (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 1965
|Dimensions:||925 mm (Height), 1500 mm (Width), 3605 mm (Length)|
|Dimension Comment:||Length from front edge of leading wheels to tip of exhaust pipes. Height from floor to top of engine.|
|Tagged with:||motor cars|
|Themes this item is part of:||Engineering Collection, Transport Collection, Volkswagen Beetle|
|Primary Classification:||ROAD TRANSPORT|
|Secondary Classification:||Motor Vehicles|
|Tertiary Classification:||motor cars|
|Inscriptions:||Tyres: "Goodyear Super Sensitive G8 5.60 - 15 Tubeless 4 Ply Rating Made in Australia"
"Cutaway Chassis of Volkswagen 1200
Engine Transmission & Suspension
by Vivian Expositions Co.
406 Wellington St
Clifton Hill, Victoria"
|Model Name/Number:||VW 1200|
|Manufacturer:||Volkswagen (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Clayton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1965|
|Sectioned By:||Vivian Expositions Co. Pty Ltd, Clifton Hill, Victoria, Australia, circa 1966|