Volkswagen blends big payload capability and a good dose of practicality with its Crafter cab-chassis.
Is Volkswagen's new Crafter a new benchmark for large commercial vans?
It's not often you get a chance to test cars back-to-back on the snow and the race track, but in places like Queenstown, New Zealand, you're as close to snow-capped mountain peaks as you are to the local circuit. When colleague Scott Collie came back from the BMW Alpine Experience having not actually experienced much in the way of alpine driving, I wasn't sure what to expect from the Volkswagen 4Motion 'Get A Grip' showcase, given the itinerary is entirely dependent on the weather...
Volkswagen Australia wants this new-generation Crafter to triple its predecessor's sales. With a vastly wider range of variants available, now developed entirely in-house, this seems achievable.