1963 Volkswagen Beetle Sedan Vehicle Profile

1963 Volkswagen Beetle photograph

1963 Volkswagen Beetle photograph

1963 Volkswagen Beetle photograph

1963 Volkswagen Beetle1963 Volkswagen Beetle1963 Volkswagen Beetle
Sedan
This Beetle arrived in the Únited States in June of 1963. It was sold through the Kelly Motor Company in Scranton, Pennsylvania. The Beetle design came from Dr. Ferdinand Porsche. It debuted in pre-World War II Germany, although initial production was limited. The first Beetles arrived in America in the 1950s. The 'Bug' featured a rear-mounted, air-cooled engine. The gas tank held 10.6 gallons; advertised average fuel economy was 31 mpg.

Source - AACA Museum

No auction information available for this vehicle at this time.

2018 5
2017 9
2016 10
2015 14
2014 6
2013 9
2012 9
2011 4
2010 2
2009 1

YearAvg. SaleHigh Sale# of Sales
2018$51,400$128,7005
2017$15,667$30,0009
2016$28,432$72,00010
2015$21,458$126,50014
2014$14,783$22,5006
2013$13,561$23,0009
2012$20,609$66,0009
2011$16,350$25,3004
2010$11,669$13,7502
2009$23,100$23,1001

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1963 sales)
1963 Volkswagen Beetle
Sold for $12,250
  2018 Carlisle Auction : Fall Carlisle
 
1963 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE
Chassis#: 5659053
Sold for $18,700
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Las Vegas
 
1963 Volkswagen Beetle
Chassis#: 5472208
Sold for $77,000
  2018 Mecum : Monterey
 
1963 Volkswagen Beetle
Sold for $20,350
  2018 Mecum : Hershey
 
1963 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE SUNROOF SEDAN HERBIE
Chassis#: 5424447
Sold for $128,700
  2018 Barrett-Jackson : Palm Beach
 
1963 Volkswagen Beetle
Sold for $13,500
  2017 Mecum : Las Vegas
 
1963 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE
Chassis#: 5633071
Sold for $10,450
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Northeast
 
1963 Volkswagen Beetle Cabriolet
Sold for $15,000
  2017 Mecum : Portland
 
1963 Volkswagen Beetle Custom Street Rod
Sold for $14,850
  2017 Worldwide Auctioneers: Texas Classic Auction
 
1963 Volkswagen Beetle Coupe
Sold for $17,050
  2017 Auctions America : Fort Lauderdale
 
1963 Volkswagen Sunroof Custom Bug
Sold for $14,850
  2017 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale Az
 
1963 Volkswagen Beetle
Sold for $15,400
  2017 Russo & Steele : Scottsdale Az
 
1963 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE
Chassis#: 5407499
Sold for $9,900
  2017 Barrett-Jackson : Scottsdale
 
1963 Volkswagen Beetle
Sold for $30,000
  2017 Mecum : Kissimmee
 
1963 Volkswagen Beetle
Chassis#: 5543019
Sold for $25,166
  2016 RM Sothebys : Duemila Ruote
 
1963 Volkswagen Beetle Rag Top
Chassis#: 5177094
Sold for $18,000
  2016 Mecum : Monterey
1963 Volkswagen Beetle image  1963 Volkswagen Beetle image  
1963 Volkswagen Beetle
Sold for $9,750
  2016 GAA : October
 
1963 Volkswagen Beetle
Chassis#: 5712262
Sold for $30,658
  2016 Silverstone - The Salon Prive Sale 2016
 
1963 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 'SUN ROOF' SEDAN
Chassis#: 5494928
Sold for $19,250
  2016 Bonhams : Greenwich Concours d'Elegance Auction
1963 Volkswagen Beetle image  1963 Volkswagen Beetle image  
1963 Volkswagen Beetle Rag Top
Sold for $17,500
  2016 Mecum - Indianapolis
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1963 Volkswagen Beetle's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1963 Volkswagen Beetle56590532018 Mecum : Monterey$17,000  
1963 Volkswagen Bug 2017 Silver Auction Coeur d'Alene   
1963 Volkswagen Beetle52368482017 Mecum : Los Angeles$5,000  
1963 Volkswagen Beetle50750052016 Mecum : Monterey$7,000  
1963 Volkswagen Beetle 2015 Carlisle Events : Zephyrhills Winter Auction   
1963 Volkswagen Beetle 2015 Mecum : Kissimmee$9,000  
1963 Volkswagen Beetle Deluxe52145692014 Mecum : Anaheim$22,000  
1963 Volkswagen Beetle Convertible51066252014 Mecum : Anaheim$22,000  
1963 Volkswagen Beetle 2014 Fall Carlisle Auction   
1963 Volkswagen Beetle57759422013 Coys Techno Classica $14,000$18,000
1963 Volkswagen Beetle Street Rod 1776 CC50193492012 Mecum Anaheim, CA$26,000  
1963 Volkswagen BUG 2011 McCormick's Auction 51Palm Springs, California   
1963 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 2009 Silver Auction Sun Valley$5,500  
1963 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE 2009 Silver Auction Coeur d'Alene$6,000  
1963 Volkswagen Beetle5540072008 MidAmerica Auctions National Sports Center$13,000  
1963 Volkswagen BUG 2DR H/TOP63988902008 Palm Springs Exotic Car Auctions February 2008$5,200  
1963 Volkswagen Beetle Two Door Sedan 2008 Collector Cars of Fort Lauderdale$12,000  
1963 VOLKSWAGEN BEETLE55367752006 Silver Auction Portland$7,500  
1963 VOLKSWAGEN BUG TWO DOOR 2002 Kruse Auction Braunfels, TX$6,000  
1963 VOLKSWAGEN BUG TWO DOOR 2002 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$5,800  
1963 VOLKSWAGEN BUG TWO DOOR 2002 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$4,100  
1963 Volkswagen Bug 2D 2002 Toronto International Fall Classic Car Auction$4,200  
1963 VOLKSWAGEN HERBIE LOVE BUG MOVIE CAR 2002 Kruse Auction Auburn, IN$500  
1963 VOLKSWAGEN CONVERTIBLE 2001 Kruse Auction San Antonio, TX$5,200  

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Vehicle Profiles

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Chassis Num: 1-016909
Engine Num: 1-020152
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Chassis Num: 1-019477
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Coachbuilder: Hebmuller
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Chassis Num: 10402163
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Chassis Num: 1-0499753
Engine Num: 1-0584612
Chassis information for the Volkswagen Beetle1956 Convertible Sedan
Chassis Num: 1081572
Engine Num: 3204959
Chassis information for the Volkswagen Beetle1956 Sedan
Chassis Num: 11628654
Chassis information for the Volkswagen Beetle1957 Convertible Sedan
Chassis Num: 1371341
Engine Num: 1648450
Chassis information for the Volkswagen Beetle1957 Sedan
Chassis Num: 1372973
Chassis information for the Volkswagen Beetle1957 Sedan
Chassis Num: 1421640
Chassis information for the Volkswagen Beetle1957 Sedan
Chassis Num: 1445285
Chassis information for the Volkswagen Beetle1957 Convertible Sedan
Chassis Num: 14676143
Engine Num: 1763819
Chassis information for the Volkswagen Beetle1957 Sedan
Chassis Num: 1473718
Chassis information for the Volkswagen Beetle1958 Sedan
Chassis Num: 1933828
Chassis information for the Volkswagen Beetle1959 Sedan
Engine Num: 2037796
Chassis information for the Volkswagen Beetle1959 Convertible Coupe
Coachbuilder: Karmann
Chassis Num: 5557478
Chassis information for the Volkswagen Beetle1960 Sedan
Chassis Num: 2764371
Engine Num: 3285985
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Chassis Num: 1172086650
Engine Num: AJ116970


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