Sergio Ochoa’s L633 VW Blue ’67 Beetle

Back in 1973 I bought a 1967 vintage VW beetle for $500.00 from a friend when going to UM. I had the Beetle for a year or so and trade it for a 68 VW bus. Then I had a squareback VW 65 and a Fastback VW 69.

Sold all of them and had many great cars for the past 47 yrs. But for the past 30 yrs I have been looking for another 67 beetle in great condition and affordable. But most of all VW beetles are modified and rarely you see an original stock.

Finally 2 months ago, I found one in Miami as the one that I was looking for. Original with the chrome filler in the front and rear glass, opening side windows, stock Becker radio and so on. So the price was right and I bought it. I specialize in restoring and selling Classic Mini Coopers which I enjoy a lot. But the vintage VW beetle really stole my heart and I drive it daily since I bought it. Original 72,300 miles. Great memories again and I really feel like I’m back in the 60’s 70’s. I know the 67 was the best year and fortunately I have one blue one again to enjoy for a long time to come.

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Posted by Eric Shoemaker

Hello, I'm Eric. I started 1967beetle.com. I also own Lane Russell, a leading supplier of VW parts for your classic Volkswagen restoration. I drive a '67 Beetle daily and love to share vintage Volkswagen stories with the world.

  1. I love love love love this color!

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  2. Beautiful beetle. Congratulations.

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  3. Richard A. (Dick) Diaz November 5, 2019 at 8:38 pm

    Great job Sergio! Good find!

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  4. This is my favorite color, too. Almost just like mine. I hope to be able to write my story soon.

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    1. We’d love to share it with the world.

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  5. Great car! Congrats! Did it have German license plates?

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  6. Color of my first bug ❤️❤️, currently have a 67 zenith blue but your blue put a smile on my face. Enjoy

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