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VW Karmann Ghia: Wild Aussie Off-Road Racers and Sports Sedans

Submitted by on October 15, 2014

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Karmann Ghia

Image: Steve Knott thanks to the Shannons Club

Volkswagen’s Karmann Ghia is a beautiful classic motorcar; one which would be perfectly at home on the open road or loving life as a city cruiser with class.

History had bigger plans for them than just those, however, and wild racing Karmann Ghias developed a commanding presence in off-road and sports sedan racing.

Throughout the 1960s and ‘70s, motor sport competitors with an eye for engineering used Type 14 Karmann Ghias as a platform for motorsport development. And they were both quick and competitive!

Find out what they got up to, and meet the wildest Karmann Ghia of them all in VW Karmann-Ghia: Wild Aussie Off-Road Racers and Sports Sedans at the Shannons Club.

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