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These are standard specifications - not necessarily specifications for the vehicle(s) in the photo(s).

1974 Volkswagen Type 181 Thing Specifications

Engine LocationRear
Drive TypeRear Wheel
Production Years for Series1969 - 1980
Price$3,000
Weight2006 lbs | 909.906 kg

Performance
Top Speed70 mph | 112.63 km/h

Engine Type : O4 1585 cc | 96.7 cu in. | 1.6 L.
46 HP (33.856 KW) @ 4000 RPM
72 Ft-Lbs (98 NM) @ 2800 RPM
Bore : 3.4 in | 85 mm.
Stroke : 2.7 in | 69 mm.

Transmission:
4 Manual

Production Figures
Total Volkswagen Production for 1974955,355
Thing Production (1969-1980)90,883
 70519 built in Germany; 20364 in Mexico
Cabriolets25,000

Chassis / Engine Numbers Shown
Chassis Number1842403106


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