THE first drives have taken place and as expected, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has opened the order books for all panel van and passenger carrying versions of the new Transporter.
The first lucky customers of Volkswagen’s biggest selling commercial vehicle in the UK, will take delivery of their new T6’s in December and on top of the new look, the latest Transporter boasts more refinement, more efficient engine and full set of new safety, comfort and convenience features.
Prices for Transporter vans start £23,440, with the Caravelle slightly more at £30,165 (excluding VAT and other OTR charges).
Also joining the range and available to order now are the latest generation of Transporter window van
Also joining the range and available to order now are the latest generation of Transporter window van, as well as ‘Zugkopf’ which can be used as the basis of numerous conversions. Window van models are available from £19,550 (basic price excluding VAT) and Zugkopf versions from £17,800 (basic price excluding VAT).
The Transporter range starts with the S trim, which is priced from £23,440 (basic excluding VAT) and includes BlueMotion Technology, seating for up to nine people, DAB+ digital radio and Bluetooth as standard. The shuttle is available with a choice of three 2.0-litre TDI engines with outputs of 84 PS, 102 PS and 150 PS. The Transporter shuttle SE costs from £25,815 (basic excluding VAT) and is available with three 2.0-litre TDI engines with power outputs of 102, 150 or 204 PS.
The Caravelle SE is priced from £30,165 (basic price excluding VAT) and introduces a host of new standard features including BlueMotion Technology, a DAB+ digital radio, 5-inch touchscreen infotainment system, Bluetooth phone connectivity and USB connection. Standard equipment also includes Volkswagen’s acclaimed Automatic Post Collision Braking system, which automatically applies the brakes after a collision, reducing the risk or severity of a secondary impact.