Charl Bosch
Online Motoring Reporter
4 minute read
2 Apr 2021
8:56 am

People’s Kombi shows it still has zest

Charl Bosch

Despite the seemingly underwhelming power outputs on paper, the T6.1 Transporter pulls surprisingly well.

Now part of the Transporter range, the updated Volkswagen T6.1 Kombi once again sits below the Caravelle, but remains the quintessential large people mover.

  A sense of familiarity resulted in this writer lighting up like the proverbial candle (too soon?) on the recent local media launch of the Volkswagen T6.1 Kombi. In what has become an increasingly popular departure from norm, the unveiling of a South African icon came in the form of a weekend road trip from Port Elizabeth down the Garden Route with stopovers outside Mossel Bay and then a backtrack to Knysna. The comfort of familiarity Without doubt one of the picturesque stretches of road our country has to offer, the two-fold sense came in the shape of being back...