SOLD to Colombia: Blaupunkt Mannheim L 1972 Vintage Original Classic Car Auto Radio for VW BEETLE With Metal Dashboard 1968 – 1973. MP3 and Bluetooth Ready

Here we have a wonderful vintage original 1972 Blaupunkt Mannheim L classic car auto radio for Volswagen (VW) Beetle cars 1968 – 1973 featuring a metal dashboard. The radio was fully serviced and refurbished in our workshop to excellent condition! The Blaupunkt Mannheim L features medium wave, long wave and the important FM wave reception. Furthermore, push-button tone control and a DIN socket are available. The radio is finished with the desirable full chrome metal VW Beetle ‘pin-stripe’ face-plate (new item), the correct VW Beetle knobs (new) and the special VW Beetle ‘metal dash’ dashboard mount with side clips. This fine radio will be a stylish and PERIOD CORRECT addition to your VW Beetle! This radio will upgrade your classic Beetle and it will enhance your driving experience because the dashboard is what YOU are looking at while enjoying your car!

This Blaupunkt mono radio is MP3 and Bluetooth ready; with our Classentials MP3 Kit or the wireless Classentials Bluetooth module you can play-back / stream your own music, see accessories.

The radio comes with special dashboard mount with side-clamps fitted and is it easy to install with the guidance and the parts supplied in the Classentials Installation Kit. Enjoy the sound of the 1960s and 1970s via your dashboard speaker or add an extra speaker in the rear to surround yourself with music.

The radio is being delivered with the complete Classentials installation kit (installation instructions, speaker plug, cable-shoes, ground cable, fuse etc), all the essentials you need to properly install the radio in your VW Beetle with the padded dashboard.

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

SOLD to Colombia.


Model: Blaupunkt Mannheim L (type 7632)
Classic Car era: 1968 – 1973
Face-plate: Metal Chrome VW Beetle ‘pin-stripe’ face-plate for 1968 – 1973 VW Beetle cars featuring the metal dashboard. Fitted the correct VW knobs and dashboard mount with side-clips.
On-board voltage: 12V, Negative earth / ground only
Output power: 5 Watt
Impedance speaker: 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, UKW (FM)
Frequency range UKW (FM): 88MHz-104MHz
Equipment: Tone lever, DIN connection for optional external devices (in period cassette players) like the Classentials MP3 kit and the Classentials Bluetooth module.
Design type: Transistor radio, compact body
Year of build: 1972
Dimensions unit (width x height x depth in mm): 177 x 44 x 120
Dimensions face-plate (width x height in mm): 192 x 57
Weight (kg): 1

Extra in packaging: Classentials Installation Kit 1 with installation instructions, old style speaker plug, earth cable, 12V wire with fuse, cable shoes and a metal strip with 6 mm holes to form a rear radio support bracket if not present in your car.

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!”

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Weight 1 kg


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