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Volkswagen California camper previewed

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New VW camper on horizon?

There are few vehicles that conjure up the affection and interest as much as the classic Volkswagen Combi.

How loved are they? Well if you want one in tip-top shape in 2017 you’d better be prepared to part with a six-figure sum!

Related: 4% jump in Volkswagen sales in July 2017

Sure, there’s been attempts in subsequent decades to recapture the magic, with varying degrees of success.

Perhaps this vehicle could live up to the legend of its forefather?

It’s called the Volkswagen California XXL concept and it’s just been previewed by Volkswagen head office.

Based on the new-generation Volkswagen Crafter, the camper is set for a debut at a German caravan show in a fortnight.

Volkswagen tell us the vehicle, which is not yet confirmed for production, features an innovative body and interior layout that creates lots of space inside.

The California XXL concept boasts interior appointments including:

  • A two-metre long bed for two
  • Screened-off, spacious living area
  • Rotating front seats and a bench seat
  • Kitchen with twin-hob cooker, fridge, sink and extendable work surface
  • Wet room with shower and toilet (as seen below)

vw camper california interiorWe’ll bring you more details when the concept debuts in a fortnight.

Related: Volkswagen Crafter named 2017 Van of the Year

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About Simon Lai 1400 Articles
Simon is a writer and sometime contributor to the podcast. He also takes care of video production and product reviews. He met Joel through radio school and has worked with him on other ventures, reading news, producing and presenting radio content for regional networks. Simon doesn’t profess to be a car nut but enjoys driving first and foremost and has a penchant for hot hatches. He helps to provide the everyday-man perspective.

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