T6 Transporter Revealed
With the first Volkswagen T1 ‘Splitty’ debuting 65 years ago in 1950, the newest collection sure has a reputation to live up to.
The vehicles have been modernised, yet stay true to their classic look; more car-like than ever, these transporters include a grille and headlights that are more appropriate for the new T6 model.
VW’s engine’s come with the standard automatic start/stop system which will now make the T6 fuel consumption 15% more economical than past models. With the engine range including it’s familiar range of 2.0 litre diesel transporters which are available in a variety of 83, 101, 148 and 201 horsepower. Plus 2.0 litre petrol fuelled transporters with either 148 or 201 horsepower. There’s also a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox option for the higher-output models.
Safety is just as important to the new model as it has been with previous models. Buyers can specify Driving Alert System which can detect if you are tired as well as Autonomous Emergency Braking, Reversing Camera and Adaptive Cruise Control.
Life will be easier for new T6 owners with the Automatic Tailgate option as it is 2 metres high when open. All models include Bluetooth and a Touch-Screen Information System which has been seen in past Volkswagen vehicles. Higher-spec models can also be specified with full LED Headlamps as well as Daytime Running Lights for the exterior.
Passenger Side Sliding Door come automatically, with the option of a Driver’s Side Sliding Door. There will also be a variety of seating options available for the T6. The carrying capacity ranges in sizes from 4.3 to 5.8 metres in volume which can vary depending on the model that is chosen. Long-wheelbase options along with high Roof Derivatives will also be released soon after the launch.
In our difference between the T5 and T6 Transporter blog post we discuss new and reoccurring features on both vehicles. If you would like to view photos of our Campervan Models based on the T6 Transporter make sure you head over to our VW Campervan Gallery.
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If you’re looking to purchase a VW T6 Campervan, we have a selection of awaiting conversion and already converted Campers for sale.