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VOLKSWAGEN has unveiled the latest version of its commercial vehicle icon, the T6.1.

It follows on from the Bulli, Transporter, Caravelle, Multivan and California, all best-sellers over six generations – from the T1 to the T6 – VW Commercial Vehicles has sold nearly 12 million units worldwide.

The latest edition is digitalised and connected. New on-board is an array of assistance systems, digital instruments for the first time and the latest generation of VW infotainment systems with an integrated SIM card which enables continual online access.

Also new: the front end design, the dash panel and an extended specification of standard features. The latest TDI engines (90 to 199hp) deliver the power. A new powertrain version being offered in the Bulli is an all-electric drive with a range of more than 400km depending on battery option.

The new T6.1 will launch in first countries starting in the autumn.

Thomas Sedran, Chairman of the Management Board, VW Commercial Vehicles, said: “The new T6.1 is the car for the here and now. We have taken a proven vehicle and updated its assistance and infotainment systems and connectivity to the state-of-the-art today.”

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Chris Wright
Chris Wright has been covering the automotive industry nationally and internationally for 30 years. Following spells with consumer titles he became News Editor of Automotive Management (AM), Editor of Automotive International, International Editor for Detroit-based Automotive News, and Editor of Dealer Update. He has also co-authored several FT Management Reports and contributes regularly to Justauto.com


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