The order books are now open for the Transporter 6.1 bringing this iconic van up to date and into the digital era with connectivity, safety and convenience innovations.
All models have an enhanced specification compared to previous models, with a new electro-mechanical power steering system not only improving on-road performance, but also enabling the fitment of a number of standard and optional safety and assistance features. These include, as standard:
The new Transporter 6.1 come with a range of state-of-the-art infotainment systems: Composition Colour, Discover Media with sat nav and Discover Pro. App Connect also now comes as standard to allow screen mirroring of mobile phones and access to apps on the move. Wireless App-Connect is now available as an option for the first time.
All T6.1 models also feature an integrated SIM card (eSIM), which opens up a new range of online-based functions and services via We Connect – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ connectivity solution – including eCall, breakdown call, vehicle health report and driving data plus parking position.
And with We Connect Plus* (free for the first year) you can enjoy a host of other functions including online anti-theft alarm and speed alerts, ‘Beep and Flash’, Lock and Unlock, online route planning, info on filling stations and car parks, online voice control (via the ‘Hey Volkswagen’ control), web radio and media streaming.
Also available as an option is the digital cockpit, a fully digital representation of the instrument cluster, with 10.25-inch full-colour digital display and numerous personalisation options.
Prices for the new panel van start from £21,635 (excl VAT and OTR) with the first UK customer deliveries in March 2020.More about the Transporter