Volkswagen Camper Van Reaches End Of The Road — Volkswagen Kombi

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Volkswagen Camper Van Reaches End Of The

The last ever Volkswagen 2 is set to roll off the assembly line in after 64 years of continuous

By Greg Milam, US Correspondent

One of the iconic vehicles in motoring has finally reached the end of the road.

The ever Volkswagen Type 2 more commonly known as the VW kombi or bus — rolls off the line on December 31.

It is being retired after 64 in continuous production because it be adapted to meet modern regulations.

The last kombi be made in Brazil, the country has produced them for 56 years and they are a vital thread in the of everyday life.

A vehicle came to symbolise the counter-culture in of the world — as the van of choice for and surfers alike — very much a mundane in Brazil.

It seems that everyone you to learned to drive in one and everywhere you they are being used to deliver or provide shelter.

work on a Volkswagen assembly in Brazil this month

Stein is making a movie to the passing of the kombi. She told Sky It is a car that is in touch with a lot of here. It will not be the same to just another car.

The kombi is being phased out modern requirements such as brakes and airbags cannot be into a frame that has little in 50 years.

A run of 600 last kombis — priced at each — has sparked a among collectors and nostalgic

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Driving one of the last ones with no air conditioning and stirring gear box — is remarkably of driving one from the 1970s. down to the feeling of being the wheel of something special.

Of course, with a production run of 10 million kombis, there are that will be around for years to come.

At a classic car in Rio, owners proudly off customised vans and talked of sadness at the end of the kombi era.

Adriano Godinho told Sky It is a car which has represented a lot for us in this

It has been used to transport it is a workman’s car, it is a family so it is something that’s in us. It is part of the

The van was originally named the Type 2 as it was the second vehicle the company after the Beetle.

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