From the 26. August to 3. September 2017 will be held in Düsseldorf, the Caravan Salon, the biggest Caravaning trade fair in the world. Also VW commercial vehicles will be represented with a Stand on the so-called IAA for campers and there is a very special and much larger California-tag as usual, present in ... the California XXL on VW Crafter-based.
The Crafter, which had to serve for the show vehicle, with 3,67 meters of medium-sized wheelbase of the series (there are also versions with 3.25 and 4.33 meters). Then the delivery truck was placed at an increased roof, which thanks to special aerodynamic measures to a worse cW value. The new roof can also open the front of the. So a kind of tent-Bay for even more room in the night.
Proper photos of the interior, the manufacturer does not supply. The concept drawings show that the front seats will swivel 180 degrees and there will be a seat for the rest of the family members. The kitchen is equipped with a two burner gas stove, a fridge, extendable work surfaces and a sink. As the smaller Original. What the T6 - the Crafter-California hygienic origin is different. The study has a sink, a bathroom with a shower, a toilet and a fold-out.
Whether the California XXL will eventually go into production, reveals not VW commercial vehicles. What is, however, already communicated, that we will receive after the presentation at the düsseldorf Salon more information about the vehicle. For example, which is the engine under the hood is (the Crafter, there are four 2.0-litre Diesel engines with 102 to 177 HP) and an electric Camper on e-Crafter-base is in the planning stage. The latter should occur in the fall of 2017 as a normal van on the market ... with 134 horsepower and a range of 200 kilometers.(ml)