I wonder if there was ever an automatic Ghia!?

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I wonder if there was ever an automatic Ghia!?

Post by dstar5000 » Fri Nov 20, 2020 9:25 pm

I wonder if there was ever an automatic Ghia!?

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Re: I wonder if there was ever an automatic Ghia!?

Post by FJCamper » Sat Nov 21, 2020 1:05 am

Yes, the VW autostick (1968 0n), the Porsche version being Sportmatic. Neither was very popular.

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Re: I wonder if there was ever an automatic Ghia!?

Post by Bruce2 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 7:36 pm

The Autostick wasn't really an automatic since you had to manually shift it.

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Re: I wonder if there was ever an automatic Ghia!?

Post by FJCamper » Mon Nov 23, 2020 12:46 am

Hi Bruce, you are right. I was going by the marketing, which positioned the autostick to the public as an automatic, I suppose to keep from having to explain it was a semi-automatic.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IpMNxEogbcE (VW ad)

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Re: I wonder if there was ever an automatic Ghia!?

Post by Slow 1200 » Tue Nov 24, 2020 5:46 am

on the other hand, Type 34s were available as full automatics for 68 and 69, but good luck finding any!

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