Finally, after a long wait, we can put a face to the new Volkswagen T6 . Along with the Mercedes Vito / V Class Volkswagen Transporter series and its derivatives (Multivan, California …) is one of the most desirable vans, this time facing its sixth generation, or rather, a very deep renovation Volkswagen T5. It uses the same recipe used by Mercedes.
is a Volkswagen model and perhaps therefore design has not impacted us . Outside shown enough continuity, adopting a more modern design, but very reminiscent of its predecessor. This new installment of the legendary saga of Volkswagen vans arrive in 2015, the year that marks the 65th anniversary of the launch of the T1.
Under his little revolutionary body and inside is where major changes there. The dashboard design is completely new, though still on the classic line of Volkswagen and certainly not as spectacular as that of the Mercedes Class V that went through our test section. The dashboard is a large flat surface with all the controls in the center, in a very accessible and close to the steering wheel and shift lever position.
In terms of equipment if you give a great step forward , just as it did Mercedes. The new Volkswagen T6 will equip many elements, although many of them optional. In the end we found some very interesting as adaptive cruise control, adaptive chassis with three driving modes, emergency brake assist with stop below 30 km / h assistant short-beam.
Also noteworthy is the multimedia system with touch screen 6.33 “with proximity sensors that show different options when approaching hand. According versions will offer different features, such as telephone connection or SD and USB jacks.
New TDI and TSI engines
It’s under the hood where we find important news, to equip new mechanical antipollution regulations that meet Euro 6 (there are still some Euro 5). Engines 2.0 84 TDI offer power, 102, 150 and 204 horses , while there are two options TSI gasoline horses 150 and 204 respectively, both taken from an engine 2.0 turbocharged four-cylinder. All equipped with Stop & Start and average fuel economy is 15%.
There will be boxes manual and automatic DSG and versions AWD 4 Motion optionally may have control of declines. Still not detail the range of known and vary by country.
Generation SIX Special Edition Release
The Volkswagen T6 hit the market with a special edition release called Generation SIX noted for its retro look. Known for offering bicolor four combinations for the body exclusive to this special series, which achieves a very retro look with 18 “wheels. The equipment will be plentiful with LED headlights, tinted windows, climate control, sensors front and rear parking, adaptive cruise control and Alcantara upholstery with heated seats.
Since the first prices for Germany are known. The starting price of 23,035 euros will Transporter diesel for 84 horses. The more accessible with the same engine Multivan rate rises to 29,952 euros.
Source – Volkswagen
From 27,055 euro
Section Volkswagen T6 2015, the renewal of German van was originally published in Current Motor.