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Volkswagen Transporter

Make: Volkswagen

Model: T5 GP Series

Mar / 2010 Release

Current model

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VOLKSWAGEN released a revamped, TDI diesel-only T5 GP-series vehicle range in March

But while the previous entry-level 2.0-litre petrol was dropped that the cost of entry the T5 rose by $6000), the volume-selling introduced affordable automatics in the of the DSG dual clutch gearbox.

changes include improved capacities (by up to 19 per cent), standard control, and available head and airbags.

More power for the less fuel consumption, engines, improved safety, and driveability are further plus

Volkswagen also went in the people mover market a single-model, sub-$50K Caravelle nine seats, TDI, and the LWB (long-wheelbase) body to tempt transfer buyers. A cheaper Multivan with more was also added.

But the Transporter van is the seller, offered in two wheelbase (3000mm and 3400mm), three heights, front-wheel or 4MOTION drive, five engine/gearbox bucket or bench seating single or twin sliding doors, and lift-up or barn-style among other permutations.

On all every body panel of the B-pillar has been redesigned, the T5 GP a Golf/Polo-like face. This that the front fenders, bonnet, grille, bumper and mirrors (with an integrated antenna) are new. Restyled are also included.

Inside sees a redesigned steering wheel, climate audio panel, fabrics, and colours, to give the six-year old T5 a more up-to-date appearance.

On the safety front, stability is now standard across the range, with hill-start assist, ARP Rollover Protection, a brake technology, ‘fading’ brake hydraulic brake assist and a disc wiper for optimum It works in conjunction with the ABS brakes.

Passive safety-wise, the front airbags can be complemented head and thorax airbags.

Just the single 1968cc twin-cam 16-valve CR common-rail DI four-cylinder forced-induction diesel is available – albeit in varying of tune for different performance 75 TDI, 103 TDI and 132 TDI.

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A diesel filter helps make 2.0 TDI CR DI unit Euro-V emissions as does the abolishment of a conventional automatic gearbox such as the old Tiptronic transmission for the highly DSG – a new-generation wet-clutch multi seven-speed item that its world debut in the T5 GP. VW says DSG is rated to about 600Nm of

Only the entry-level Transporter Van the smallest-output (75 TDI) engine, a VTG Variable Turbine Geometry turbocharger to achieve 75kW of at 3500rpm and 250Nm from to 2500rpm.

Next up is the 103 TDI that also a single turbocharger for its 103kW at and 370Nm from 1750 to outputs. Coupled with the it is expected to be the most popular buyers.

More money the 132 TDI, pumping out 132kW at and 400Nm from 1500 to – thanks to a new twin turbocharger system.

The 103 TDI and 132 TDI Multivan – as well as the 132 Dual Cab Chassis’ – figures are higher.

Either way, compared to respective predecessors, fuel falls vary between per cent and 16 per cent, while CO2 fall even more.

Not has changed fundamentally beneath the T5 GP, that it retains a MacPherson front suspension and semi-trailing rear axle with springs and an anti-roll bar, the steering system is a hydraulically rack and pinion device. The SWB turning circle is 11.9m 13.2m).

All models boast a braked towing capacity/750kg

The payload for the 75 TDI Van is 1318kg (SWB) and (LWB); 103 TDI: 1283/1232kg; 132 1236/1185kg. The Dual Cab Chassis’ ranges from 1078kg to

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