TV light mk1s in the UK (RHD)?

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TV light mk1s in the UK (RHD)?

Post by the edmundator » Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:16 am

There I was, confidently saying that VW never bothered selling lowly-spec square-headlamp mk1 Sciroccos in the UK (hence why I have LHD lamps with beam deflectors on), only to find this:
Imagemk1 VW Scirocco LS by trollpowersaab, on Flickr

Looks to be RHD, with square lights, and definitely a contemporary photo. Did they sell stuff like this in the UK? I thought it was only TS, GLS, GLi, GTi and Storm.


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Re: TV light mk1s in the UK (RHD)?

Post by GTXTRA » Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:48 am

Possibly a personal import via Forces personnel.

Or from a rhd market e.g. Cyprus or Malta.

The TS was the only officially listed Mk1 over here until rebadged as GLS as per Craig and Sues car.

I did see rhd NOS tv lamps on eBay once which would indicate the Southern European rhd market received them.


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Re: TV light mk1s in the UK (RHD)?

Post by the edmundator » Tue Nov 15, 2016 1:18 am

Looking on Wikipedia, I think Japan might have had them, too.


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