A new range of top-spec remanufactured VW gearboxes from Rancho Classic! Rebuilt to original factory specification, with bearings, syncro rings, etc replaced as required. Please provide your gearbox code and as much vehicle info (ie: engine size/type/code, clutch size, year, etc) as possible when ordering so that we can check full compatibility.
A Genuine Volkswagen Gearbox, sourced direct from VW! These are 1200-1300cc units as fitted to late swing-axle Beetles, giving a final drive ratio of 4.375. A GT Beetle version is also available, rebuilt in the UK from standard genuine boxes (using ALL genuine parts!) to give a 3.875 final drive. Ideal for 1600cc upward engines.
We now supply the world–renowned Rancho range of high performance gearboxes! Features include a choice of gear ratios, super diff and heavy-duty sideplates. They are considered to be some the strongest, most reliable, highest quality transaxles available. In our online store you will find a wide range of gearbox components – both stock and performance – including cases, mounts, ring and pinion sets, super diffs, spider gears, plugs, bushes, gaiters and seals. And remember, if you have a query about any of our Ghia transmission parts – or if you can’t find the part you require – just click on the ‘live chat’ button or call our sales team on 01273 444 000 at any time during UK business hours.
July 1955 saw the new Coupe revealed to the press, still as yet un-named, various Italian names were considered, but in the end Dr Karmann decided on Karmann-Ghia.
September 1955 the Karmann Ghia appeared at the Frankfurt Motor Show, to a rapturous reception. Autocar magazine cited it as having “a purity of line and perfection of proportion that almost takes ones breath away.”