You might not remember the Thing. It's "real" name was the VW 181 and it was sold in the United States for just a few years in the '70s. Designed as a two-wheel-drive off-roader it looks similar to the Kubelwagen German soldiers drove during World War II.
It's always surprising to find a cheap, disposable car like this in such apparently good shape after all this time. It's like coming across a 40-year-old Dixie Cup that still holds water.
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