Volkswagen Grand California : information and pictures of the new camper

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Volkswagen expands its family of rv with the Grand California. It will be launched on the market in the beginning of the year 2019.

Derived from the concept California XXL unveiled in 2017, the Volkswagen Grand California is a new motorhome that offers all the facilities of a good camper. It will be unveiled at the Caravan salon in Germany and launched in the beginning of the year 2019.

Volkswagen presents its new motorhome, the Grand California. Unlike California, which is derived from the T6, this new model is based on the Volkswagen Crafter. A template of up to 6 meters long, it takes a lot of the concept California XXL who had met a great success during its presentation at the Frankfurt motor show in 2017.

The Grand California is available with a wide choice of colours, some colours are two-tone, like the model in the photo, which marries the Candy White with the Beige Mojave metallic. Volkswagen has also cared for the design of the roof raised in order to limit fuel consumption. If the engines have not been released, the manufacturer stated that a version equipped with all-wheel drive 4Motion will be available.

The Great California includes all of the driving aids and safety equipment available to the Crafter : automatic braking emergency, back-up camera, assistance with the niche, monitoring blind spots and traffic while backing out of a parking spot. This equipment should find its interest in such a vehicle.


Welcome aboard the Grand California

The most interesting in a camper is inside. On this point, it should not disappoint the campers with its large sleeping area, bunk bed for children, kitchen corner with fridge, 70 litres with freezer compartment, hob (two fires), and sink or the large bath (840 mm x 800 mm). This last one has a toilet with paper holder built-in, a shower, a sink, fold-out and automatic ignition of the light.

A connection allows you to install an extra shower outside the camper. For info, the Grand California has a water tank of 110 liters.

All windows are fitted with blinds and mosquito nets. The running boards electric makes it possible to facilitate the ascent and descent in the rv. There are also facilities that will participate in the comfort, such as the heating system running on gas or diesel, the parabolic antenna to receive the tv, the Wi-fi router to use the Internet, a dining table for four persons and an audio system controllable from your Smartphone (via Bluetooth) to listen to music.


Launch in the beginning of the year 2019

In short, everything is there to spend a good holiday in the Volkswagen Grand California. But it will have to be patient because the release date is not planned in France before the beginning of the year 2019. If you do not live very far from Germany, you will be able to discover at the Caravan salon in Düsseldorf , which opens its doors from 24 August to 2 September 2018.


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