Production in Brazil has long been the good old Bulli”by VW the transport medium of choice for craftsmen and trade, but also the cult icon for PIN and the Hippie movement. In Germany the carrier is no longer running for decades by the band. Different in Brazil: the model will be built there almost unchanged until today. The vehicle Portal auto.de reported nostalgic experiences. In Germany, the VW bus T2 is no longer produced since 1979. Meanwhile, the third successor, the T5, the market is in this country. In Brazil, the T2 is still produced and enjoys great popularity.
For the VW Group, the production is profitable, because development costs are written off long ago. Tourists can go in Brazil with the new old T2 on a small journey through time. After all, almost nothing has changed since the 1970s. The Brazilian T2 was equipped only with a new engine. What is missing now is the knatternde sound of the Boxer engine.
For a liquid-cooled four-cylinder drives the today Transporter which will bring higher performance and better exhaust gas values. Air conditioning, Central locking, power steering still do not exist. Even the air is a little weak on the breast as in the original model. The average Europeans accustomed to high safety standards also in vain seeks technical innovations such as ABS or ESP. The T2 is considered to be extremely robust and his chassis copes effortlessly in Brazil with adverse road conditions.