1956 Volkswagen SO30 Krankenwagen / Ambulance.                                                    (Not The Owner Now)




Year                        Manufactured on the 20th September 1956

Type                        Model 271 Krankenwagen (Ambulance) SO30

Chassis                   201040

Engine                    (Original Engine - missing in action - 1192cc, 30 hp, Eng.No.548289) Currently running a 1600TP 50hp

Colour                     Ivory White ~ RAL 1014

History                   Original Country of Export was Finland (FJ)

Options                   M018, Unknown Code

Electrical                Originally 6 Volt (Changed to 12volt with additional discreet indicators added for safety reasons)

Accessories            White Logo'd Mudflaps, Bosch Blue Light & Sirens & BlueSpot Spotlights, Hella Internal Windscreen Lamp

                                Medical cases, Gas Mask, Surgical Kit, Year Plaque, Internal Hella Searchlight, Enamel Signwriting.



4th in Concour's D'elegance (Class 10) at Stanford Hall 2007.

5th in Concour's D'elegance (Class 10) at Stanford Hall 2006.

2nd in Concour's D'elegance (Class 5) at Stonor Park 2006.

3rd in Concour's D'elegance (Class 10) at Stanford Hall 2005.

2nd in Concour's D'elegance (Class 5) at Stonor Park 2005.

2nd in SplitScreen Class at the Historic Show, in Hatton 2005.


Magazines & Books    

VW Motoring - July Issue 2006 (Front Cover and Inside Feature).

Volkswagen Camper & Commercial - Winter Issue 2006.

Ultra VW ~ July Issue 2011

VW Campers by Richard Copping (Salmon Hardback Book 2011)

Volkswagen Transporter (Great Cars Collection) by Haynes Publishing


Extra Information

Featured in "CamperVan Crisis" on The Discovery Channel in 2006.

Voted "Van of the Month" on SSVC Forum for November / December 2007.


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