Purchased new at a Vancouver, Washington, in 1964, the Beetle was originally owned by Rudy Zvarich. At the time, he owned a 1957 Beetle and specifically sought the ’64 model to serve as a replacement whenever his beloved car died. He was also worried Volkswagen would ruin the car in future iterations.
Zvarich was so dedicated to preserving the ’64 that he drove it home using a separate battery. The original dry charge system has never been used. The car has not been licensed and the windshield wipers and hubcaps have never been attached and are still in the original box.
It remained under cover, raised on blocks and drained of fluids in Zvarich’s garage until 2016. It ws inherited by his nephew who owns a classic BMW and Mercedes Benz shop in Portland Oregon
Until then, it's going to win awards at concours... because, it's still new. It's very doubtful anyone else will show up with a newer old car, or one restored that is better... than an unused original