latest automotive news, best new and used cars, find a new car 4773f_00-1971-Volkswagen-Kombi-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610x343 Junkyard Find: 1971 Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi Volvo   The early second-generation Volkswagen Type 2 bus is one of those vehicles that’s supposed to be so suffused with sacred nostalgic vibes that any example, no matter how trashed, will sell for tens of thousands of dollars. As we can see here, the presence of this reasonably complete 1971 Kombi in a wrecking yard near Pikes Peak indicates that real-world values for these vans may differ from the values quoted in online diatribes angrily banged out by Internet Car Experts.

latest automotive news, best new and used cars, find a new car 1530f_32-1971-Volkswagen-Kombi-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610x343 Junkyard Find: 1971 Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi Volvo   To be fair, these vans have been rare junkyard finds in such yards during the last decade or so; I see plenty of Vanagons (including the allegedly priceless Westfalias), but not many second-gen Type 2s and zero first-gens.

latest automotive news, best new and used cars, find a new car 1530f_08-1971-Volkswagen-Kombi-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610x343 Junkyard Find: 1971 Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi Volvo   This one has tie-dyed shirts as seat covers and a few lysergic stickers, though actual Colorado hippies are a lot more likely to drive beater Subarus or even Bronco IIs these days.

latest automotive news, best new and used cars, find a new car 1530f_21-1971-Volkswagen-Kombi-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610x343 Junkyard Find: 1971 Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi Volvo   This one has some rust in the usual places, nothing too catastrophic by the standards of air-cooled VWs.

latest automotive news, best new and used cars, find a new car 1530f_04-1971-Volkswagen-Kombi-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610x343 Junkyard Find: 1971 Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi Volvo   Someone, maybe a Porsche 914 owner, has grabbed this Kombi’s engine.

latest automotive news, best new and used cars, find a new car 22d7a_17-1971-Volkswagen-Kombi-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610x343 Junkyard Find: 1971 Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi Volvo   Colorado east of the mountains is very dry, so the body rust didn’t go so deeply after the van’s last owner opted to remove all the paint and sport that trendy “patina” look.

latest automotive news, best new and used cars, find a new car 22d7a_27-1971-Volkswagen-Kombi-in-Colorado-wrecking-yard-photo-by-Murilee-Martin-610x343 Junkyard Find: 1971 Volkswagen Type 2 Kombi Volvo   The interior seems less biohazardous than most RVs you’ll find in a place like this, though I’m sure the hantavirus risk would be strong if you spent much time in here.

In Mexico, the Kombi was pitched as the ideal vehicle for a peso-pinching sheik to haul his eight-member harem across the Mojave.

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