SOLD to the United States: Blaupunkt Dortmund 1972 Vintage Classic Car Auto Radio for VW “Beetle” – metal dash – 1960s early 1970s and All Other Cars 1965 – 1973 (Face-Plate Exchange) + MP3 Kit

This gorgeous vintage original Blaupunkt Dortmund classic car auto radio will be a PERIOD CORRECT stylish luxury addition to your Volkswagen Beetle (with metal dashboard) of the 1960s and the early 1970s. The radio is fully serviced and refurbished and in SUPERB condition! The silver paint on the face-plate is still original and it shows a few tiny scratches behind the original Blaupunkt VW buttons. If you wish you can have the radio with a freshly silver or matte black painted VW face-plate (see picture of the bare type-T face-plate)… or a full chrome ‘pin-stripe’ face-plate as pictured in the pale blue VW Beetle convertible! (See pictures).

Do you want / need this radio for another car make and model? You can have this fine Blaupunkt radio with a different face-plate, knobs and fittings to match your car make and model and / or your taste (Exchange basis, no additional costs, see pictures. Face-plate type T is fitted. Want another style? Choose between the types: B, C, D, F, G I, J, L, O, R, S and U, see pictures. 30+ different models available; ask! Please specifiy when ordering or drop a note via E-mail first.)

This sterling Blaupunkt Dortmund transistor radio has been refurbished by Dutch and German specialists for Classentials. This radio will upgrade your classic automobile and it will enhance your driving experience because the dashboard is what YOU are looking at while enjoying your classic (sports) car! The radio is easy to install with the guidance and the parts supplied in the Classentials Installation Kit.

This radio features a DIN connection for external (MP3) devices with a 3.5 mm jack socket. A Classentials De Luxe MP3 Kit (Value Euro 40) is included!

The radio is being delivered with a dashboard bracket and the Classentials installation kit (installation instructions, speaker plug, fuse, mounting-rings, rear support bracket etc), all the essentials you will need to properly install the radio in your VW Beetle!

*1.5 years (18 months) European / US warranty (See About Us / FAQ).

SOLD to the United States.


Model: Blaupunkt Dortmund (type 7632)
Classic Car era: ca. 1965 – 1973
Face-plate: Original Blaupunkt for Volkswagen Beetle with metal dashboard (type T). Including original Blaupunkt knobs with VW logo. Different face-plate and knobs available at no additional costs, ask.
On-board voltage: 12V, Negative earth / ground only
Output power: 5 Watt
Impedance: 4 Ohm
Rendition: Mono, 1 (4 Ohm) speaker. NOTE: If you want to connect two speakers then you have to use two 8 Ohm speakers connected parallel + to + and – to -, this makes 4 Ohm. This is important otherwise you will damage the internal amplifier.
Wave Range: long wave, medium wave, short wave, UKW (FM)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz-108MHz
Equipment: station pre-set buttons, DIN connection for optional external devices (in period cassette players) like MP3/mobile phone and DAB+ digital radio/handsfree phone sets.
Design type: Transistor radio, compact body
Year of build: 1972
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm): 177 x 44 x 108
Weight (kg): 1.3

Extra in packaging: Classentials Installation Kit 1 with installation instructions, old style speaker plug, earth cable, 12V wire with fuse, cable shoes, extra M10 mounting rings and a metal back side mounting strip.

Installing: Basic car conditions before installation: Radio prepared car with dashboard openings, 12V power lead (negative ground) , analog telescopic antenna, standard (dashboard speaker) with wiring.
Tools needed: wrench number 14 and 8, cable shoe pliers. Handy customers experienced with working and tinkering on classic cars can install a radio by themselves. All others we strictly advise to have their vintage radio installed by an experienced mechanic / electrician / local garage. Our installation kits contain the parts and instructions needed to install a radio in a factory original prepared car. In case your dashboard aperture / mount has been changed by previous owners over the last 40 -50 years you might need, or have to make, different parts to make the radio fit properly.

*1.5 years (18 months) European / US warranty (See About Us / FAQ). In the rare case that a reliable Blaupunkt transistor radio stops working you send it back to us for immediate exchange (in case a comparable unit is in stock) or repair. The radio is sealed before shipping with a unique numbered security seal which cannot be tampered with. If this seal is damaged / broken the warranty will be void.

“Enjoy the Ride!”

Additional information

Weight1.3 kg
Dimensions177 × 108 × 44 cm


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