Volkswagen presents the new Crafter, a great van was built without the help of Daimler

We have known this same morning the first data on the new Volkswagen Crafter. It is a van large dimensions, which will be available in hundreds of combinations of engine and body. With what we have left is this fact: it is a van completely new, developed on a platform completely new and equipped with new motors TDI EA288. Unlike its first generation, will not be built in joint-venture with Daimler, nor has it shared development.

The Mercedes Sprinter and Volkswagen Crafter of the first generation were essentially the same vehicle.

Its design bears similarities with the first generation, but is much more strict. It has many more straight surfaces and a powerful calender, flanked by two lenses with Led daytime whose vanishing point is the nerve lateral. Or his behind, or the inside has the design is exciting, it is are designed with practicality and functionality in mind. To design the interior have been taken into account the views of the drivers of the first generation, with the aim of improving ergonomics and usability.

volkswagen-crafter-2016-4Called the attention that the steering wheel is identical to that of the Volkswagen Golf or Touran, as well as your computer infotainment Composition Media touch-screen 6.5-inch. Still more holes to allow objects and an extensive suite of active safety systems are two important novelties in the new Volkswagen Crafter: it has adaptive cruise control, stability program of the trailer to the ESP, electronic compensation of cross wind or braking, automatic post-collision.

will Also reversing camera, cross-traffic alert, LED lights directional and advanced connectivity for the team of infotainment, with services connected to the Internet.


A van to the letter

Will be built in Wrzesnia (Poland), in a new production plant that will employ 3,000 people.

The Volkswagen Crafter is available with a choice of four engines, all of them TDI of 2.0 liters. Four Euro6 EA288 with powers of 102 HP, 122 HP and 140 HP, in addition to a powerful twin-turbo with 177 HP of power. Customers can choose front-wheel drive, rear wheel drive, all-wheel drive 4MOTION, as well as gearboxes, manual or automatic. If this outside little, there are three different fights to choose from and three different heights for your box. It is possible to be built, in short, a Volkswagen Crafter to the letter.

Source: Volkswagen

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