Volkswagen unveils new Transporter T6.1 Sportline campervan
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has launched the new Transporter T6.1 Sportline, with prices starting from £42,940.
The Sportline, which is now available to order, is available in short or long wheelbase versions. It features a range of unique sporty additions and technology upgrades.
The front features a red contrast grille strip and a new bumper, while at the rear there is a new spoiler, all of which are exclusive to the Sportline range. The suspension has also been lowered by 30mm, and illuminated side bars added.
The sporty design extends to the choice of wheels, with 18” alloys available in a gloss black. The Sportline also debuts a range of new stand out metallic colours for the vehicle in Indium Grey, Fortana Red, Ravenna Blue and Copper Bronze giving the vehicles a distinct premium edge.
The interior of the new T6.1 Sportline features Nappa leather and suede trim with honeycomb stitching branded with the Sportline logo.
A Sportline Black Edition will also be available, priced from £45,140* offering an exclusive alloy wheel colour, matt-black side bars, Eibach coilover suspension, ‘Black Edition’ decals, 90% rear window tint on Kombi models, and a Sportline gift box.
The new Sportline also gets extras like heated front seats and a cutting-edge digital cockpit, in addition to the DAB radio, climatic air-conditioning, front windscreen heating and a Discover Media Navigation system. This is upgraded to Discover Media Pro Navigation, featuring a 9.2” colour touchscreen, for Black Edition models.
A rear-view camera, LED headlights with high beam assist, front and rear parking sensors, Adaptive Cruise Control with City Emergency Braking and an anti-theft alarm system with interior monitoring are all standard.
The Transporter’s range-topping 2.0-litre TDI 200bhp engine with 7-speed DSG gearbox is also standard.
Pricing starts at £42,940 short wheelbase panel van, with the long wheelbase panel van priced from £43,795. The Black Edition, available as a short wheelbase panel van or Kombi, is priced from £45,140 and £49,450, respectively.