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Meet 'Sofie', the world's oldest Volkswagen Transporter

In 1992, a Danish man known only as Tonny L, is keen to get his hands on an old Volkswagen Transporter, specifically the panel van version known affectionately as the ‘Bulli’. He scours classifieds from all over Europe until he spots an ad in a German-based VW enthusiasts’ club’s magazine...

2018 Volkswagen Transporter TDI400 LWB review

The Volkswagen Transporter remains a versatile and compelling proposition for bombing around town delivering goods. Here, we put the long-wheelbase version through its paces.

Van Life: 2018 Volkswagen Transporter Trakkadu 400

With the never-ending rise of house prices in this country – although, even as I write this, the news pages have swung around to the gloom and doom of predicting massive price drops – it’s enough to have me dreaming of something else. An escape from the mundaneness of the endless news cycle. Good news, bad news, indifferent news, any news really...

2016 Trakka Trakkadu AT Review: Volkswagen Transporter campervan tested

When is a Volkswagen Transporter van more than just a van? When you can cook, sleep and shower in it! This is the Trakka Trakkadu AT, an Aussie-made conversion that turns VW's workhorse cargo van into a camper. Never heard of Trakka? Well, where have you been? The Aussie company has been around since the 1970s, with Volkswagens being the main stock in trade...

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Van Life: 2018 Volkswagen Transporter Trakkadu 400 review

See the full article here With the never-ending rise of house prices in this country – although, even as I write this, the news pages have swung around to the gloom and doom of predicting massive price drops – it’s enough to have me dreaming of something else. An escape from the mundaneness of the endless news cycle...

2016 Trakka Trakkadu AT Review: Volkswagen Transporter campervan tested

Read the full article here. When is a Volkswagen Transporter van more than just a van? When you can cook, sleep and shower in it! This is the Trakka Trakkadu AT, an Aussie-made conversion that turns the cargo van into a camper. Never heard of Trakka? Well, where have you been? The Aussie company has been around since the 1970s, with Volkswagens being the main stock in trade...

Volkswagen Transporter Comparisons

2017 Ford Transit Custom 290S auto v Volkswagen Transporter TDI340 auto comparison

A growing majority of tradies and delivery drivers are choosing automatic transmissions for their vans, in a bid to give their left feet a rest in the daily grind of gridlock. The majority of these vans sold are the fleet-favoured (but ordinary to drive) Toyota HiAce and the evergreen Hyundai iLoad, but here we're looking at the next rung down...

Van comparison: Hyundai iLoad v Renault Trafic v Volkswagen Transporter

Commercial vans are increasingly proving an important part of the Australian automotive landscape. Vans of all sizes – small, medium and large – saw sales increases in 2015, and it’s that middle segment that takes up the majority of sales. There’s a clear sales leader and, surprise, surprise – it’s a Toyota...

Van comparison : Toyota HiAce v Hyundai iLoad v Ford Transit Custom v Renault Trafic v Fiat Scudo v Mercedes-Benz Vito v Volkswagen Transporter

Matt Campbell assesses seven load-lugging light commercial vans to see whether buyers are making the right business decision.

Volkswagen Transporter News

2021 Volkswagen Transporter 6.1 price and specs: Transporter, Caravelle, Multivan

Details and pricing for the updated Volkswagen Transporter, Caravelle and Multivan 6.1 vehicles have been announced, ahead of their showroom arrival in November 2020. This represents the first major upgrade to the range since 2016. The entire line-up now comes with city emergency braking (CEB), crosswind assistance, blind-spot monitoring, rear traffic alert, and multi-collision braking...

Modern VW Kombi: California Beach camper sold out

The modern Volkswagen Kombi – the California Beach camper – has sold out in one day despite the $82,990 price, as Australians prepare to holiday at home in the wake of the coronavirus crisis. And the eager buyers won’t take delivery of their new camper van until later this year due to production delays caused by COVID-19 lockdowns...

2021 Volkswagen California Beach and Multivan Cruise price and specs

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...

Volkswagen launches its first electric van, but it's not coming to Australia

Volkswagen has launched its first fully-electric version of the iconic Transporter van, but it has presumably been designed for short trips only. The maximum driving range is just 132km – a fraction of the 600km or more a diesel Volkswagen Transporter can travel on one tank The eTransporter 6...

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