Wednesday September 23, 2020

On test: Volkswagen’s camper update has us California dreaming

The VW California 6.1 has been modernised and enhanced, with not an inch of space wasted – just in time for a boom in campervan sales in Ireland

13th September, 2020
The Volkswagen California 6.1 has outside chairs and table mounted within the tailgate and sliding door

A round of updates only makes us want a VW California in the garage more than ever.

The California is a factory-made camper based on the Volkswagen Transporter van and, just in time for a boom in campervan sales in Ireland, a significantly revised version has arrived. It is, in effect, a facelift of the “T6” generation, so is referred to as the California 6.1.

The basic formula hasn’t changed all that much, but...

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