Volkswagen Caravelle

Introduction To Volkswagen Caravelle

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The Caravelle is part of the T3 generation which are successors to the original Volkswagen Type 2 line, best known for the VW Beetle inspired classic VW camper van. Caravelles are also known as the Transporter and older models of the type are known as the Kombi van. Vans, camper vans in this line have been sold since the early eighties. The Caravelle is basically larger and heavier than the rounded Beetle sixties camper van and with square corners and lines provides a totally different look.

The Caravelle name has been around since 1983 as the luxury option in this VW sector. This luxury people carrier/mini van/camper van aims to offer all the comfort of a luxury car and with plenty of interior space and a luxurious interior thrown in. Caravelles are very well built and drive very well, given its van origins. Diesel and petrol engines are currently offered offering a surprising amount of power. The two main trims, SE and Executive, come with standard electric windows, electric heated mirrors and remote central locking. Both offer decent specification but the Executive offers an even sportier look as well as a whole host of extra gadgets and goodies.

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