Volkswagen will only produce 30 of each model, available for purchase online.
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Volkswagen Australia has announced two limited-edition models of its facelifted T6.1 van range for online sale later this month.

The California Beach Camper Van and Multivan Cruise limited editions will be built in a short production run of just 30 cars each, priced from $74,990 for the Multivan Cruise, and $94,990 for the California Beach Camper Van. Both prices exclude on-road costs.

Both models will be sold exclusively through Volkswagen’s online sales portal from 10am, June 24, 2020.

The California Beach and Multivan Cruise editions get a host of interior and exterior styling changes to differentiate the special editions from the rest of the Transporter range.

On the California Beach, this means a choice of three options of two-tone paint, including candy white and copper bronze metallic, candy white and ascot grey, or candy white and bay leaf green metallic.

The California Beach gets 17-inch alloy wheels, an electro-hydraulic elevating roof with a silver awning, and power latching sliding doors and tailgate.

Inside, the model gets five seats with a reclining three-seater bench, swivelling seats up front, a bed with a sleeping mat and interior blinds. A second battery, programmable parking heater, and a camping kit with a table and two chairs also features.

A digital cockpit, an 8.0-inch infotainment screen with satellite navigation and voice control, wireless smartphone connectivity, a six-speaker sound system and two USB ports come as standard.

The Multivan Cruise also gets two-tone paint, available in reflex silver and fortana red metallic, reflex silver and indium grey metallic, and reflex silver and starlight blue metallic.

The Multivan Cruise rides on 18.0-inchalloy wheels, with LED headlights (with auto range control), tail lights and daytime running lights, fog lights with cornering function, a chrome protection pack and a gloss black B-pillar.

Heated front seats, privacy glass, a side interior step light, and chrome trimming feature inside.

The Multivan Cruise gets a host of technology, including a digital cockpit, a 9.2-inch infotainment screen with satellite navigation, voice control, bluetooth and wireless smartphone connectivity, two USB ports and a six-speaker sound system.

An electric power opening and closing tailgate also comes as standard.

Safety features standard to both models include front assist with city emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, blindspot monitoring with rear traffic alert and lane assist, park assist with side protection and cross-wind assist.

The California Beach and Multivan Cruise are both powered by a 110kW 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel four-cylinder engine with a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.

2020 Volkswagen California Beach and Multivan Cruise pricing

  • California Beach Camper Van – $94,990
  • Multivan Cruise – $73,990

All prices exclude on-road costs.