Volkswagen Has Revealed The First Sketch Of The New Transporter Van
Volkswagen has released the first sketch of a new, sixth generation of a family of commercial vans and passenger vans Transporter/Caravelle/Multivan. The official premiere of the new car will take place on 15 may, while sales in Europe will start in the second half of 2015.
A new generation of "Transporter" will not undergo major changes, it will build on the proven platform of its predecessor. Thus, according to unofficial data, the engine range of the new car may partly borrow from the new VW Passat eighth generation, which is equipped with engine capacity of 1.4 to 2.0 liters capacity of 125 to 280 HP
Most noticeable will be changes in the design: retaining the familiar angular proportions, the new Transporter/Caravelle/Multivan will be in the style of conceptual pickup Tristar, which was shown in the fall of 2014 on a cargo motor show in Hanover. The prototype was allocated with new optics, a modified bumper with winch, original grille and pull-out floor of the body.
The length of the concept was 4 788 mm, 320 mm width 2 and height 2 066 millimeters. Under the hood Tristar Concept is located a 2-liter turbodiesel engine with recoil at 204 HP (450 Nm) paired with a 7-step "robot" DSG. This power plant provides acceleration to "hundreds" for 10 seconds and top speed is claimed at 185 km/h.
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