After the great success with the model Volkswagen California that celebrates its thirtieth anniversary this year, the company decides to make bigger version named VW California XXL Camper Van. The first concept of the XXL model is presented last year at the Caravan salon and this Van has taken many attentions.
This gigantic Camping vehicle is one of the biggest in the world at this moment. It rides on the same platform that is used on the second-generation Crafter van. A large platform like this one allows the manufacturer to add special “hi-roof” cap on top of the van. Furthermore, the new model also offers more space than the standard version and is ideal for a small family.
VW California XXL Camper Van exterior design is stronger
As we already wrote, the newest VW California XXL Camper Van is the longer version of the popular California model. However, the XXL model is much better, stronger and it gives good handling. With the overall height of 2,900mm and length of 6,240 mm, it offers great aerodynamic efficiency.
Also, the roof of this Camping Van is redesigned and manufacturer adds a special cap on top of the van. However, these are not all the changes because this model is getting a few more innovative and updated features. The air suspension combined with the advanced technology gives this all-around transporter rock-solid handling and make it one of the most unique vehicles on the market.
VW California XXL Camper Van interior provides great ambient atmosphere during the night
The interior of VW California XXL Camper Van is very well crafted. It is designed to give maximum relaxation during the long trip. The owners can enjoy in the ambient lighting that are the parts of this Van. Furthermore, the spacious living area looks attractive with many techs. And one will get the latest infotainment system with Bluetooth connectivity.
Thanks to the extended and re-engineered chassis, you will get a home comfort. Moreover, the new model will also get the panorama roof that looks great. The sleeping bed is huge and it measures two-meter.
The key features that will make this model one of the best arranged are the features inside like twin-burner hob, kitchen sink, 50-liter fridge and dining table with seating for four. Also, the most innovative slide-out bath is a great constructed and provides luxury touch.
VW California XXL Camper Van powertrain
The newest VW California XXL Camper Van is based on the Crafter bus model. These two guys share the same engine options. One of the biggest Camper Van on the market will be powered with the 2.0-liter turbodiesel engine, that will be able to produce 177 horsepower (130 kilowatts) and 302 pound-feet (410 Newton-meters) of torque.
As for the transmission, the new XXL version will get a dual-clutch automatic gearbox. Also, the all-wheel-drive system is standard.
The fuel economy will be the same as in the non-XXL model. This means that we can expect the same 42.2 miles per gallon combined.
VW California XXL Camper Van release date and price
The debut of the forthcoming VW California XXL Camper Van will be sometime in 2019. However, there is not yet official words if this Van will be presented as 2019 or 2020 model.
The price of the bigger XXL version will start at $58,000. However, if we compare the price with the non-XXL version that cost $50,000, the $8000 more is a reasonable price for such a big upgrade.