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Electric Ford Transit Custom and Volkswagen Transporter twins confirmed

The next-generation Ford Transit Custom and twin-under-the-skin Volkswagen Transporter will be offered with all-electric powertrain options, both manufacturers have confirmed. Set to go into production in Turkey during the first half of 2023, the upcoming mechanically-identical commercial vans will also be available with hybrid and traditional internal combustion engines...

2021 Volkswagen Transporter T6.1 price and specs

2021 Volkswagen Transporter price and specs detailed Van, Crewvan and cab-chassis variants on offer, priced from $38,990 before on-road costs. New styling, updated technology for the new year Multiple engines available across different variants, with available all-wheel-drive. Pricing and specification details for the 2021 Volkswagen Transporter T6...

Video: 2022 Volkswagen Transporter T7 spied in testing

UPDATE, 12 January 2021: A company insider has confirmed to CarAdvice the render (shown below) originated from inside of Volkswagen's commercial design department. The information helps to confirm the 2022 Volkswagen Transporter T7 will follow a similar design to the Caddy, unveiled in late 2020. The original story remains unchanged below...

2021 Volkswagen Transporter 6.1 and California here soon

The 2021 Volkswagen Transporter 6.1 van range is beginning to arrive in Australian showrooms with certain models in limited numbers – ahead of the arrival of the complete line-up by the end of January. And the first shipments of the new-generation VW Transporter 6.1 California camper are due in early 2021, just in time for the summer holidays – as a record number of Australians plan to holiday at home...

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...

2020 Volkswagen California Beach confirmed for Australia

The updated Volkswagen Transporter T6.1 range will touch down in Australia during the third quarter of 2020, spearheaded by the California camper. Full details about the T6.1 Transporter range are yet to be revealed, but thus far we know the updated van will pack significantly more technology than its predecessor...

2021 Volkswagen 'T7' Multivan/Caravelle spied

The next-generation Volkswagen Multivan people mover has been spied during cold weather testing in Sweden. Compared to today's Multivan and Caravelle (pictured at the bottom of this article), the new model has a longer front overhang. While this was obvious in earlier development mules, which used body panels from the current T6...

2021 Volkswagen 'T7' spied

Photographers have snapped a development prototype believed to be an early mule for the next-generation Volkswagen T7 during testing in Europe. The German automotive giant has only just started releasing the various members of the updated T6.1 family, which includes the Caravelle, Multivan and Transporter, but the next iteration is on its way already...