Volkswagen revealed details of the new Transporter, set to debut in September and launch early next year. The vehicle will be available in diesel, plug-in hybrid, and electric powertrains.

The redesigned Transporter features several enhancements, including increased dimensions and cargo volume. Its length now measures 5,050 mm, with an increase of 146 mm over the outgoing model. A long-wheelbase variant stretches to 5,450 mm. The width of the new Transporter also sees a substantial increase of 128 mm.

Cargo capabilities have improved significantly. The standard cargo volume is 5.8 cubic meters, while a long-wheelbase high-roof variant boasts up to 9 cubic meters this is enough room for two more moving boxes than the previous model. Moreover, the Transporter can carry a payload of up to 1.33 tonnes and tow trailers weighing up to 2.8 tonnes.

Innovations extend into the interior with a digital instrument cluster measuring 12 inches and an infotainment system sized at 13 inches. Notable features include a new electronic parking brake, redesigned steering wheel, ample storage space for smartphones with optional inductive charging, multiple USB ports, and an optional power hub rated at up to 400 watts with inverter outputs as high as 2.3 kW in hybrid and electric models.

The updated Transporter offers various configurations including seat options ranging from two to six across different variants like panel van and Kombi. Interior finishes come in robust fabric or two options of leatherette for durability.

Pricing starts at €36,780 in Germany with detailed powertrain options disclosed by Volkswagen. It will be offered with an assortment of diesel, plug-in hybrid, and electric powertrains. The diesels will be the first out of the gate and offer outputs of 81 kW / 110 hp, 110 kW / 150 hp and 125 kW / 170 hp. They’ll be followed by a 171 kW / 233 hp plug-in hybrid as well as electric variants with outputs of 85 kW / 116 hp, 100 kW / 136 hp, 160 kW / 218 hp and 210 kW / 286 hp.

Source: VW

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Евгений Ушаков
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