Η Volkswagen έδωσε τα πρώτα σκίτσα της νέας γενιάς του Crafter. Το νέο επαγγελματικό, θα παρουσιαστεί αργότερα μέσα στο έτος, με την γερμανική εταιρία να το κατασκευάζει στο εργοστάσιό της στη πόλη Βζέσνια της Πολωνίας, ενώ ίσως προσφέρεται και στην αγορά των Η.Π.Α.


Η τωρινή γενιά βρίσκεται στην αγορά για 10 χρόνια, με το νέο Crafter να υιοθετεί τη νέα σχεδιαστική γλώσσα της VW ενώ υπόσχεται να βελτιωμένη λειτουργικότητα και καλύτερη ποιότητα υλικών. Θα έχει αεροδυναμικό συντελεστή οπισθέλκουσας 0,33 Cd και θα προσφέρει καλύτερους χώρους μεταφοράς φορτίου.

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THE NEW VOLKSWAGEN CRAFTER: DESIGNED WITH CUSTOMERS

  • Functional: new exterior and interior design
  • Best in Class: lowest drag coefficient in its class
  • Optimum workplace space

Hannover, 1 July 2016 – The first sketches of the new Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Crafter, which is due to be launched this autumn, have been revealed today. Clearly displaying Volkswagen’s design DNA and conceived as the ‘big brother’ of the T-series, the all-new Crafter promises innovation, plus a high level of functionality and quality.

The new Crafter is a completely new vehicle. Experts at Volkswagen Commercial vehicles have worked closely with current customers, frequently accompanying them during their daily routines, to explore their needs and find out their visions of what they wanted the new Crafter to be, allowing them to help shape the new generation.

This is now reflected in both the function and design: the approach, according to Albert-Johann Kirzinger, Head of Design at Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles (VWN), was thoroughly analytical: “In the commercial vehicle sector especially, design has got to work for lots of different customer groups.”

At 0.33, the new Crafter has a best in class drag coefficient; and inside it combines great everyday practicality with optimum cargo space. The new design language shown on the Crafter will continue across all new commercial vehicle derivatives and models.

Kirzinger adds: “Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ T-series, the ‘Bulli’, is effectively being given a ‘big brother’ through the introduction of the new Crafter. With the Crafter, a level of surface quality, robustness and at the same time high qualitative value are achieved that have never before been available in this commercial vehicle class.”

More details will be published in due course.