VW Transporter | Used Camper Vans

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An Overview of the VW Transporter Series

The VW series, sometimes referred to as the series started with the T1 and has over 60 years of continuous In this guide we#8217;ll you a brief description of the T1 through T5 and some of the differences between model. All of the Transporter series are light commercial vehicles and can be as vans, buses, camper and light pickup trucks.

VW T1 -The T1#8242;s are the VW buses have become an American Produced from 1950-1967, the are also often referred to as or split screens since the is split into two parts.

VW T2 The T2, manufactured from 1967 1979 was essentially a T1 with a few upgrades. T2#8242;s are sometimes to as #8220;bays#8221; since they had windows. There are still being manufactured in Brazil the name Kombi Total and are available as flex fuel

VW T3 -The T3 is sometimes referred to as a 2, or a Vanagon in the US. Manufactured from #8211; 1992, this was the model to offer an air cooled as VW switched to a water cooled in 1984. Camper van versions of the T3 mainly produced by Westfalia and are referred to as a #8220;Westy#8221;.

VW T4 #8211; The T4 was the first VW to officially the title of #8220;T#8221;. The other were named as part of the T after the introduction of the T4. With the T4, from 1990 #8211; VW moved to a front-mounted engine, wheel drive and continued a water cooled engine.

VW T5 #8211; The T5 is the current Transporter The T series received a major with the T5 in 2009. The T5 now offers such as a dual clutch diesel engines and a 7-speed shift gearbox.

The T5 is sold in America but only in Mexico.

A number of the T series were as a VW Transporter truck. However, the tax#8221;, implemented by President in 1964 imposed a steep 25% on all imported light trucks. In VW (along with a number of light truck manufacturers) selling the T series transporter in the United States.

The #8220;chicken tax#8221; remains in today, which is the reason the T5 is not in the United States or Canada.

The series has enjoyed a huge run of Many VW fans are hopeful the T series will return to the market where demand for VW remains strong.

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