Bugetta Dune Buggy, 1971, corvair 140 hp engine, SCCA formula V suspension

Price: US $17,500.00

Last Update: Friday, September 11, 2015 4:00 PM

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EBAY Description:

1971 Bugetta dune buggy built by Indy car builder and mechanic Jerry Eisert. approximately 8 Bugettas are known to exist. this one has its metallic blue original gel coat, original interior, original empi gauges, original ansen 10 inch front and 12 inch rear wheels with knock off spinners (wheels are bolt on).

the corvair flat 6 starts perfectly, and runs very strong. exhaust headers are straight pipes, so it is loud and probably will get you a ticket! I have a set of super trap mufflers that could be adapted for use to tone it down. but honestly, this thing is bad ass as is! the vw trans was rebuilt completely, it has been completely re plumbed and re-wired with the best materials available. front suspension is Formula V (VW modified), transaxle is VW as well.

car handles very well. sits very low to the ground. all instruments work, tach and speedo have been rebuilt. comes with original tonneau cover.

the tub is monocoqcue and is the only dune buggy to ever be made with this very expensive to fabricate method. Eisart worked on Indy cars and Can-Am racing cars during the late 60s-early 70s and was influenced so much that the Bugetta benefited from this advanced tub technique.

the buggy comes with lots of paperwork and documentation that I acquired from the family of Jerry Eisart, including business card, decals (all original), articles, photos of ads for the Bugetta, photos of his indy cars, etc. also comes with two magazines with road tests and articles. there is a DVD that the family gave me which shows his orginal Bugetta, a second version, and a "sports racer" dune buggy, of which one was made. also, some color shots of other Bugettas that he built.

while this buggy is expensive it is priced at less than what I have invested in it, not including my time! without a doubt the finest dune buggy ever built.

clear California title. has California special construction tag as well as the Eisert if you are in the market for a classic dune buggy this is it.

Item location: Healdsburg, California

Ended: Nov 07, 2013


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