Lot 156

Sand Lots

1966 Meyers Manx


$37,400 USD | Sold

United States Flag | Aguanga, California



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  • Cherished early-production example of the pioneering American “dune buggy,” the Meyers Manx, noted for winning the inaugural Baja 1000 in 1967
  • Said to be one of the earliest “pre-tag” Manx 1 bodies known, and one of the first 200 Meyers Manx Buggies manufactured
  • Transitional early example featuring chopper-gun sprayed fiberglass tub with hand-laid fiberglass hood, large open-ended body support tubes usually seen on early “square tail” Manx bodies; Dietz 820 headlamps with period fender turn signals
  • Meyers Manx registry authentication number 1416
  • Built upon an original 1959 Volkswagen Beetle chassis powered by a 1.6-liter, dual-port, flat, four-cylinder Volkswagen engine converted to 12-volt electrics
  • Presented in Lime Green gel coat finish, which the owner claims to be original, over black upholstery
  • Features the steering wheel, speedometer and rear lighting from the donor 1959 Volkswagen Beetle
  • Said to be wearing a new Meyer’s Manx windshield assembly and dash panel
  • Rolling on widened, steel Volkswagen wheels with chrome VW logo hubcaps and wrapped in raised white letter, General Grabber A/T tires
  • Accompanied by Meyers Manx registry authentication documentation
Please note this lot is titled as a 1959 Volkswagen.