1969 | Puma GT 1600
Puma 1600 GT - Targa (EZ 1963/1980)
Vehicle detailsVehicle data
Make Puma Model GT/GTS Model name GT 1600 Series 1600 GT Year of manufacture 1969 Condition category Authentic Mileage (read) 8,600 km First registration 04/1969 Body style Coupe Body detail Coupe Power (kw/hp) 44/60 (Factory: 77 hp) Cubic capacity (ccm) 1,584 Cylinders 4 Doors 2 Steering Left (LHD) Transmission Manual Gears 4 Drive Rear Front Brake Drum Rear Brake Drum Fuel Petrol Exterior colour Red Interior colour Grey Interior material Part leather Sunroof Targadach Feuerlöscher New tires New brakes Komplette Motorwartung
History of Puma
Puma was a Brazilian car brand. The vehicles were originally based on DKW-Vemag, changed to Volkswagen do Brasil technology after the demise of this brand, and in their final phase were manufactured from General Motors components. There were around 20 different models, all of which were based on a central tubular frame with a GRP body.
In 1979, the most successful production year, 3595 Pumas were built. A total of around 22,000 vehicles were built.
The 1600 GT is powered by a 1,600 cc VW base engine that is supposed to produce about 70 hp. With this engine, the Puma reaches a top speed of approx. 150 km/h.
Since no reliable documentation is available for the vehicle, it is advisable to schedule a visit to the test bench.
The real consumption per 100 km is approx. 9 litres with a moderate driving style.
**History of the car
The Puma was built on a VW basis (Beetle and Karman Ghia parts) in Brazil. When and how it found its way to Europe is unknown. The base frame dates from 1963, and the conversion, given the shape, probably took place in 1979/1980. The vehicle was first registered in the Netherlands in 2007, where it was also repainted (ca. 2018). The mileage of the frame will be higher than that of the body.
There is a Dutch export document for the vehicle. Registration number in the Netherlands AL-89-36.
Like all vehicles and Pumas in particular, the equipment is kept functional. In addition to all the necessary functions, there is also an emergency hammer for the windows and a small fire extinguisher. Technical gimmicks are the three additional instruments for oil pressure and voltometer.
The vehicle has an unsynchronised 4-speed manual gearbox.
**Condition of the car
The vehicle is in good general condition. The interior corresponds to the year of construction and use of a well-maintained used vehicle. There is no gross damage to the material. The body was completely repainted in red a few years ago. Unfortunately, not all parts were put together properly, so there are slight chips on the lower edge of the front flap. Original paint is still available and will be included.
The vehicle was technically extensively overhauled. Various pipes for oil and petrol were renewed, as were the brakes. A major service was carried out on the engine and gearbox. The oil cooler was replaced, as were the engine electronics with ignition distributor, ignition coil, cable set and plugs.
Finally, both carburettors were cleaned and readjusted. Receipts for 2,800 euros are available.
There is no maintenance backlog, all wear parts still have sufficiently long lifetimes.
The tyres have been renewed all around in March 2021. A wheel alignment has been carried out.**
For German customers, the vehicle is delivered ready for registration with a new MOT.
Condition & Registration
Engine (Seller assessment): 5 of 5 Technique (Seller assessment): 5 of 5 Paint (Seller assessment): 5 of 5 Interior (Seller assessment): 4 of 5 Registered Ready to drive Accident-free Vehicle-ID: 211514 Dealer Vehicle-ID: 2020-005
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