Volkswagen Type 1 Serial Numbers to 1970 to 1980

Cross reference of Dates to Chassis Numbers and various Engine Numbers

Type 1 Volkswagen vehicles manufactured before 1972.12.31 are eligible for UK Vehicle taxation as 'Historic Vehicle Classification' and pay no duty. However must display a current Tax Disc and comply with all other legal requirements. The second digit of the Chassis number shown above will vary depending on the vehicle body type, ie. 1303, Karmann Ghia, Cabrio' etc. VWOC(GB) can help with age certificates.
Date Chassis No. 1192cc / 34bhp engine 1285cc / 44bhp engine 1600cc / 50bhp engine 1600cc / 37kw engine
01/08/1970 111 2000 001 D 0 675 000 AB 000 001 AD 000 001
31/12/1970 111 2427 591 D 0 719 487 AB 141 591 AD 139 549
31/07/1971 111 3200 000 D 0 835 006 AB 350 000 AD 360 022
01/08/1971 112 2000 001 D 0 835 007 AB 350 001 AD 360 023
31/12/1971 112 2427 792 D 0 881 604 AB 477 700 AD 363 001
31/07/1972 112 3200 000 D 1 000 000 AB 699 001 AD 598 001
01/08/1972 133 2000 001 D 1 000 001 AB 699 002 AD 598 002
31/12/1972 133 2438 833 D 1 039 792 AB 820 427 AD 749 789
31/07/1973 133 3200 000 D 1 115 873 AB 990 000 AD 990 000
01/08/1973 134 2000 0011 D 1 115 874 AR 000 001 AS 000 001
31/12/1973 134 2423 795 D 1 204 346 AR 081 514 AS 109 138
31/07/1974 134 2999 000 D 1 284 226 AR 121 271 AS 171 566
01/08/1974 135 2000 001 D 1 284 227 AR 121 272 AS 171 567 AJ 000 001
31/12/1974 135 2143 743 D 1 309 681 AR 132 045 AS 243 557 AJ 045 000
31/07/1975 135 2600 000 D 1 347 142 AR 150 000 AS 269 030 AJ 059 664
01/08/1975 156 2000 001 D 1 347 143 AS 269 031 AJ 059 665
31/12/1975 156 2068 454 D 1 368 488 AS 332 893 AJ 071 682
31/07/1976 156 2200 000 D 1 393 631 AS 401 299 AJ 095 935
01/08/1976 157 2000 001 D 1 393 632 AS 401 300 AJ 095 936
31/12/1976 157 2063 700 D 1 410 177 AS 468 053 AJ 110 696
31/07/1977 157 2200 000 D 1 415 740 AS 526 948 AJ 119 687
01/08/1977 158 2000 001 D 1 415 741 AS 526 949 AJ 119 688
31/12/1977 158 2028 542 AJ 126 171
31/07/1978 158 2100 000 AJ 132 850
01/08/1978 159 2000 001 AJ 132 851
31/12/1978 159 2018 069 AJ 136 982
31/07/1979 159 2036 062 AJ 143 096
01/08/1979 159 2036 063 AJ 143 097
31/12/1979 159 2043 634 AJ 149 558
31/01/1980 159 2050 000 AJ 149 567