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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...

2020 Volkswagen California T6.1 revealed

The facelifted Volkswagen California T6.1 has been revealed in full for the European market, ahead of its debut at the Caravan Salon show in Düsseldorf later this month. Like the revised T6.1 Transporter, Multivan and Caravelle family, the new California gets tweaks to the front grille, headlights, bumpers, and fog-lights. There's new alloy wheel designs as well...

2003 Volkswagen Golf, Passat, Transporter recalled for airbag fix

Volkswagen Australia has initiated its recall for 2003 model-year Golf, Passat and Transporter vehicles for potentially faulty airbags. UPDATE, 23/5/19: The original version of this article stated that this is a Takata-related airbag recall. This is not the case. In this instance, the faulty inflators were manufactured by TRW despite the similarities in condition...

Volkswagen EOFY drive-away deals announced

Volkswagen Australia has announced a slew of end-of-financial-year sales across the range, with the Golf and Amarok getting the most attention. Until June 30, buyers can nab drive-away pricing for the entire Golf range, with the Trendline starting at $24,990 drive-away, the Comfortline at $29,990 drive-away, the Highline at $36,990 drive-away, and finally the GTI hot hatch at $48,990 drive-away...

2020 Volkswagen Transporter debuts

Volkswagen has followed the reveal of its new Multivan with details about its new T6.1 Transporter panel van and dual-cab pickup, set to arrive locally in the first quarter of 2020. As with the already-revealed Multivan facelift, the freshened-up Transporter features an updated exterior with squarer headlights, a new grille design, and sportier-looking bumpers...