The Volkswagen Multivan Black Edition has landed in Australia, priced from $63,990 drive-away.
Scheduled for a public debut this weekend at the Kombi Rally in Manly, NSW, the Multivan Black Edition is limited to just 230 units in Australia, and is pitched as a lifestyle offering in the largely utilitarian line-up.
"A people mover needn’t be all about carting passengers – it ought to truly move you too,” said Ryan Davies, director for commercial vehicles at Volkswagen Australia.
"The new limited run Multivan Black Edition is our antidote for those sick of convenience coming at the cost of class."
Based on the Comfortline TDI340 specification, the Multivan Black Edition picks up black 18-inch alloy wheels, gloss black finish for the roof and B-pillars, exclusive Titanium Black cloth seat upholstery with contrasting seams, black-trimmed indicators, and 'Edition' decals on the sides and rear.
The special-edition Multivan also rides on lowered suspension (-20mm) featuring a reinforced anti-roll bar along with specific tuning for the suspension and shock absorbers.
Inside, there's the return of the Halifax Maple Wood-look washable floor finish, Servotronic speed sensitive steering, a premium colour driver's information display, and an electric tailgate.
The seven-seat layout can be configured in various ways thanks to the rail system, while the rearmost three-seat bench can be folded forward and reclined into a flat bed.
Power comes from a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel making 103kW and 340Nm, sent to the front wheels via a seven-speed DSG automatic. Volkswagen claims a combined fuel consumption figure of 7.7L/100km.
In keeping with the lifestyle theme, Volkswagen is offering a range of accessories so owners can further personalise their Multivan Black Edition, including roof bars with surfboard carrier, a four-bike carrier for the tailgate, tablet holders for the rear seats, rubber floor mats, and a tow bar kit.
Six colours will be available, two solids, four metallics ($1720) – Cherry Red, Candy White, Acapulco Blue, Turmeric Yellow, Reflex Silver and Indium Grey.
Like the wider Volkswagen range, the Multivan Black Edition is covered by the brand's five year, unlimited kilometre warranty.
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