Last Edition Beetle Datasheet


LEB number:
81

Registration:
CEC 57S

Chassis number:
118 200 7231

Engine number:
D1417417

Mileage:
35,000

First registered:
4th April 1978

Owner's name:
David Ashcroft

Location:
Durham

Last heard of:
December 2023
1977
2024

Additional information:
Two previous owners. Bought new by motoring journalist Richard Copping who used the car sparingly and mostly for VW shows where it won multiple trophies over the years. It features frequently in many of Richard's books and articles illustrating LEBs and their specification. Never been welded or restored.
LEB 81 has even been sat in by Major Ivan Hirst when interviewed by Richard.
Driven to Hessisch Oldendorf in 2013. Displayed at the Classic Motor Show at the NEC several times.