2020 VW Bulli Interior – 2020 VW Bulli
Hanover, 2 August 2019 – Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will be giving the new California 6.1 its apple première at the end of August at the Caravan Salon appearance in Düsseldorf. Charismatic: the new front. Enhanced: the kitchen units and beds. Digitalised: the new multi-function ascendancy animate in the aerial console. Other new appearance central the camper van accommodate the optionally agenda instruments and the abutting bearing infotainment systems with chip online connectivity. Rearranged and tailored to the agenda world: the apparatus panel. New electro- automated council additionally makes active safer and easier, as it introduces disciplinarian abetment systems such as Lane Assist to the agent range.
It’s the camper van of best for globetrotters all over the world: the California, boasting absolute sales of over 175,000. Now, based on the sixth Bulli generation, comes with a both technically and visually absolute update: the California 6.1. The aboriginal few images appearance the California Ocean 6.1, the top version. One of the decidedly arresting appearance visually is the advanced section. The top allotment of the Ocean’s chrome-plated radiator grille forms a distinct assemblage with the new LED daytime active lights. Below has a beyond air assimilation for the able engines. On the California Ocean 6.1 a chrome band additionally adorns the new bumper. Via the chrome elements the Ocean adaptation differentiates itself evidently from the Beach and Coast models. In all cases the bluff architecture emphasises the amplitude of the California 6.1 and makes all versions of the camper attending alike added serene on the road.
Usable day to day as an MPV, the California has always afflicted with its able-bodied advised details. In the case of the Coast and Ocean these accommodate a bunched set of kitchen units. This has now been added and able with new capacity such as an added bifold USB socket. Eye-catching and practical: new aluminium handles on all doors. Additionally new: advance buttons for aperture up the kitchen apparent (sink, cooker, fridge). The shutters in the rear buffet accept been replaced by anew advised sliding doors; the aluminium handles in befitting with the automotive camper’s appearance are of the aforementioned architecture in the aback as their counterparts on the kitchen units. All of the cupboards’ affected copse grains accept additionally been redesigned: the lighter Bright Oak and darker Graphite Grey. Additionally akin to the new décor by the autogenous designers are the new darker bank covers in Palladium Grey.
The beds will from now on accommodate alike greater comfort. The aerial bed is actuality able in approaching with a sprung base, while the bifold rear bank bench that folds out to actualize a bed can additionally be adapted into a lounge. Simply bend bottomward the backrest and accession the bed addendum at the actual aback up to the adapted acme – and hey presto, the autogenous transforms itself into a cosy lounge for account and relaxing. Increased aegis from too abundant admission ablaze is provided by the now darker blah canvas abandon of the pop-up roof with chip top bed. Waking up, meanwhile, is fabricated decidedly affable by a new aurora action that uses alone selectable LEDs in the roof and active breadth to dim up the lights to the adapted akin of accuracy advisedly boring over a user-definable breadth of time.
The aurora action is controlled – like all capital camper settings in the California 6.1 – via the anew developed ascendancy animate in the aerial console. The ahead acclimated connected affectation has been replaced actuality by a large, abounding colour touchscreen with appreciably added functions. All sorts of advice can be accessed via the ascendancy animate and abundant appearance controlled, including the afterward card items: ‘Camping’ (mode), ‘Cool Box’, ‘Light’ and the ‘Set-up’ of the system. In the California Ocean 6.1 the pop-up roof, in this case with electro-hydraulic operation as standard, is additionally controlled via the ‘Pop-up Roof’ card and the air heating that additionally comes at no added allegation in the top archetypal via ‘Auxiliary Heating’. An acutely applied affection is the new ‘Level’ function: a akin indicator shows the lengthways and angular bend at which the California is anchored on the campsite. That makes it actual accessible to get the Bulli level. The aurora function, meanwhile, is on the ‘Light’ card and activated via ‘Alarm’.
For the aboriginal time, the instruments are optionally agenda – the new ‘Digital Cockpit’ on the new apparatus panel. The infotainment ambit has additionally been reconfigured. It begins with the Composition Audio (line display) and Composition Colour (6.5-inch touchscreen). A added new affection of the California 6.1 is the use of two aeronautics systems, Discover Media (8-inch touchscreen) and Discover Pro (9.2-inch), from the third bearing of the Modular Infotainment Matrix (MIB3). The best important new affection of all systems is an chip eSIM (optional for Composition Audio). It forms the interface to Volkswagen We and appropriately to abundant online functions and services. Over and aloft this the MIB3 systems accommodate appearance such as affiliation of the Apple Music and TIDAL alive services, accustomed articulation ascendancy and App Connect Wireless. Thanks to this new adaptation of App Connect, iPhone apps such as the Media Library and Google Maps can for the aboriginal time be congenital wirelessly into the infotainment arrangement via Bluetooth.
The key abstruse change in agreement of administration is the about-face from hydraulic to electro-mechanical ability steering. As a aftereffect of now accepting a council arrangement that can be actively controlled, the California 6.1 will appear assimilate the bazaar this autumn with abundant new disciplinarian abetment systems. The continued ambit of systems includes Lane Assist, Park Assist, a ancillary aegis action (warns of obstacles back manoeuvring) and Bivouac Assist (simplifies manoeuvring with a trailer). Additionally included as accepted will be Cross Wind Assist; it automatically stabilises the camper van in the accident of able winds.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has additionally reconfigured the ambit of drive systems. The California 6.1, which as accepted is advanced and optionally all- caster drive, will barrage with awful able 2-litre turbo agent engines (2.0 TDI), which all fulfil the Euro 6d Temp Evap emissions standard.
Aside from all the new appearance of the California 6.1, it charcoal as anytime the case that Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is blockage loyal to all the able capacity that accomplish this camper so applied and appropriately ultimately iconic – such as the camping table chip aural the sliding aperture and the camping chairs stowed in the tailgate.
The apple première of the new California Beach, Coast and Ocean will booty abode at the end of August at the Caravan Salon appearance in Düsseldorf.