1964 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia | 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a ’64 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia that was at the 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Karmann Ghia was a car made German coach builder Karmann and Italian designer Ghia, which is where Volkswagen got the name Karmann Ghia. The car was made from 1955 to 1974, but the first prototype was made in 1953. Originally, Volkswagen was only going to make just 4,000 of the Karmann Ghia, but they sold out pretty quickly. Because of this, Volkswagen decided to mass produce the car. A total of 445,238 of these were made in Germany between 1955 and 1974. There are also 41,689 that were made in Brazil from 1962 to 1974. The engine of this one is a 1.2 liter flat-4 that produces 40 horsepower and 65 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. The top speed is 75 mph.

2017 Ford Focus ST | 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a 2017 Ford Focus ST that was at the 2019 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Ford Focus is a compact car that’s been in production since 1998. This is from the third generation, which was made between 2010 and 2018 (model years between 2011 and 2018). The Focus ST is a high performance version. The engine is a 2 liter turbocharged Ecoboost straight-4 that produces 252 horsepower and 270 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 6-speed manual.

Volkswagen Karmann Ghia | 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run

This is a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia that was at the 2018 Daytona Turkey Rod Run. The Karmann Ghia was a car made German coachbuilder Karmann and Italian designer Ghia, which is where Volkswagen got the name Karmann Ghia. The car was made from 1955 to 1974, but the first prototype was made in 1953. Originally, Volkswagen was only going to make just 4,000 of the Karmann Ghia, but they sold out pretty quickly. Because of this, Volkswagen decided to mass produce the car. A total of 445,238 of these were made in Germany between 1955 and 1974. There are also 41,689 that were made in Brazil from 1962 to 1974. The engine of this one is a 1.2 liter flat-4 that produces 40 horsepower and 65 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. The top speed is 75 mph.

Car of the Day 9/2/18

Today’s car of the day is this ’63 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia that was at the 2018 Barrett-Jackson Auction in Palm Beach. The Karmann Ghia was a car made German coach builder Karmann and Italian designer Ghia, which is where Volkswagen got the name Karmann Ghia. The car was made from 1955 to 1974, but the first prototype was made in 1953. Originally, Volkswagen was only going to make just 4,000 of the Karmann Ghia, but they sold out pretty quickly. Because of this, Volkswagen decided to mass produce the car. A total of 445,238 of these were made in Germany between 1955 and 1974. There are also 41,689 that were made in Brazil from 1962 to 1974. The engine of this one is a 1.2 liter flat-4 that produces 40 horsepower and 65 pound-feet of torque. The transmission is a 4-speed manual. The top speed is 75 mph. This Karmann Ghia was auctioned off for $26,950.