1968 Volkswagen Type 3 Squareback

ClassicCars.com shared this 1968 Volkswagen Type 3 Squareback. This ride is powered by rebuilt, air-cooled 1,600cc flat-4 engine paired with a 4-speed manual transaxle. The rear-mounted engine contains twin Weber carburetors and a SCAT camshaft.

This ’68 VW was resprayed in Dark Cherry Metallic, given color-matched fiberglass bumpers and had its side moldings shaved. Additional modifications to the 1968 Volkswagen Type 3 Squareback include LED front turn signals, color-matching front and rear light bezels and an EMPI exhaust system with quad tips. The interior has black vinyl fold-forward bucket seats, new door panels and an instrument panel color-matched to the exterior.

Read more on the ClassicCars.com website.


For over 50 years, SCAT has developed, engineered, and manufactured the most comprehensive product line in the automotive aftermarket. SCAT has grown from a distributor of specialty Volkswagen parts into the premier manufacturer and distributor of high-performance aftermarket engine components for a wide range of American and foreign engines. SCAT, one of the original founders of the VW aftermarket, is extremely proud of its 42,000-square-foot manufacturing and warehousing facility in Redondo Beach, California, U.S.A., where it houses over 20 CNC machines, 12 crankshaft grinding machines, 8 polishers, 12 rod honing machines and complete in-house manufacturing, engineering, and programming capability. It is with this capability and the capability of overseas manufacturing operations that SCAT is able to deliver the highest-quality and most-reliable performance parts in the industry. SCAT has many new product offerings and continues to offer the most comprehensive line of aftermarket parts for VW.

SCAT is dedicated to continuing our quest for excellence to keep Volkswagens running and performing at the highest level. As always, SCAT wants to thank you for your business and look forward to continuing to service your VW aftermarket performance needs.

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