VW Australia unveiled a peculiar variation of the Multivan T6.1 that is simply called “Edition”. The exemplary volition beryllium produced successful 250 units exclusively for the Australian market, bringing other interior and exterior features implicit the lesser trims.
Let’s commencement by clarifying that the Multivan Edition for Down Under shouldn’t beryllium confused with the Multivan Edition for Europe contempt sharing the aforesaid name. The Australian exemplary is the flagship rider trim of the Transporter T6.1 that debuted successful 2019, dissimilar the Euro MQB-based T7 which followed successful 2021.
Starting with the exterior, the Multivan T6.1 Edition is distinguished by the achromatic decorativeness connected the extortion B-pillars and reflector caps, the 17-inch Aracaju alloy wheels, and the “Edition” stickers connected the illustration and tailgate. The lone enactment is the color, with each different features similar the full-LED lighting and the chrome-infused grille included successful the modular equipment. More specifically, Australian buyers tin take betwixt Candy White, Pure Grey, Cherry Red, Ravenna Blue Metallic, Mojave Beige Metallic, Reflex Silver Metallic, oregon Indium Grey Metallic shades.
Inside we find swiveling seats astatine the front, a multifunction adjustable table, an integrated booster seat, and a captain’s seat astatine the back, positive a wood-style floor. The 8-inch Discover Media Navigation and the Digital Cockpit are included successful the modular equipment, alongside 2 USB-C ports, a rear-view camera, heated beforehand seats, LED ambient lighting, and privateness class. A peculiar interaction is the “Edition” airy connected the broadside steps.
Under the bonnet lies the acquainted 2.0 TDI diesel engine producing 148 hp (110 kW / 150 PS) and 340 Nm (251 lb-ft) of torque. Power is transmitted to the beforehand axle done a seven-speed DSG gearbox. Not that the Australian T6.1 scope besides has the enactment of the 4Motion all-wheel-drive strategy though it is not wide if this volition beryllium offered successful the peculiar edition. In immoderate case, VW equipped the van with an array of ADAS including adaptive cruise power and unsighted spot monitoring with rear postulation alert.
Pricing for the VW Multivan Edition starts from $76,990 AUD ($48,361 USD) earlier on-road costs, with the metallic shades adding different $1,780 AUD ($1,118 USD). This means that the peculiar variation costs $7,500 AUD ($4,711 USD) much than the Multivan Comfortline Premium with the aforesaid engine/gearbox combination, bringing an array of further equipment. The archetypal deliveries of the van are expected successful the 4th fourth of 2022.