SMC Heritage are pleased to offer a very special 1982 Volkswagen Golf GTI Mk1 1.6 5 Speed. Supplied new on the 19th July 1982 by Jack Barclay VW in Battersea, this incredible Mk1 GTI was finished in Alpine white (L90E) with contrasting black and red stripe interior and the iconic Golf ball gear lever.
Having covered just 119,000 Miles from new this highly desirable 5 Speed early car has undergone a labour of love painstaking restoration and has remained stored within a private collection ever since. It has had a glass out, nut and bolt restoration completed by a full respray in factory finish Alpine white. The interior was overhauled including new carpets and retrimmed seats. Along with body and interior restoration with mechanics were also dealt with, the engine having been fully rebuilt to ensure longevity. The history file contains an incredible bound restoration photo album detailing every action taken, with this there is a custom book which logs the works carried out, receipts dating between 1987 and 2016, most MOTs, Original service book stamped till 1998, Tax discs 1986 to 2001, owners handbook and wallet.
Post overhaul the vehicle has remained garaged and covered and is consequently in stunning condition with deep glossy paint and taught factory spec shut lines. The signature red grill, a jutting chin spoiler, sill-stripes, black window surrounds (instead of the chrome on lesser models) and plastic spats for the wider wheels mark this as an iconic car. The original hot hatch
Finished in its factory correct striped interior with the famous Golf ball gear lever the interior is both comfortable and sporty. Having been sympathetically retrimmed the interior is in pristine condition and even has a whiff of new car about it. All gauges and instruments work as they should, making this a very complete and original car.
This really is a unique opportunity to obtain a pristine Mk1 Golf GTI to show and enjoy. With stacks of history, bills, original dealer paraphernalia not to mention the detailed and comprehensive pictures of the restoration process this has to be one of the most unique and sort after Mk1 Golfs for sale today.
Supplied with both keys, complete book pack and stamped service book. This vehicle will fully serviced by SMC Heritage and come with 12 months MOT prior to delivery to insure total peace of mind.
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We are always looking for high quality, low mileage classic and modern classic cars and bikes with good service history from the early 60s to the mid 00’s. If you are looking to take the hassle out of selling your pride and joy privately please don't hesitate to get in touch.