The incredible change of a Volkswagen Golf Rabbit that had been in an abandoned garage for 28 years

Keeping a car in perfect condition is easier said than done.

Oliver Thansan
Oliver Thansan
24 March 2024 Sunday 17:32
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The incredible change of a Volkswagen Golf Rabbit that had been in an abandoned garage for 28 years

Keeping a car in perfect condition is easier said than done. It requires dedication and, above all, regularity in its care. However, not all people are lucky enough to be able to dedicate the necessary time to their vehicles. This can cause layers of dirt to accumulate and the car to lose that vitality that once characterized it, waiting to be rescued by a restoration in time.

YouTube channel WD Detailing has embarked on one of these extraordinary adventures, reviving a Volkswagen Rabbit MK1 that had been abandoned for 28 years in a barn. This car, covered in dirt and forgotten by time, has become the protagonist of a successful restoration of the car's details.

The Volkswagen Rabbit, a model loved by many, especially by an old man who, until his death, collected these cars. Unfortunately, after his death, his collection was left unusable and abandoned to his fate. WD Detailing discovered this collection and saw a unique opportunity: to revive these relics so that his pieces could have a second life in other vehicles.

The process not only involved power washing the exterior, but also a deep cleaning and polishing that restored the shine to its paint, although the guys couldn't do anything to restore the scratches. The interior, badly damaged, also had to be put in order by removing the mold and bringing life back to every corner.

This Rabbit was part of a collection of five cars that belonged to an elderly man who was passionate about this model. After his death, the cars were unusable, but WD Detailing saw an opportunity. They purchased and cleaned these vehicles thoroughly, ensuring that each part could have a second life in other cars.