Dr Neusser says they are closer than ever to resurrecting original icon’s look.
One of the reasons for shunning a petrol or diesel engine is because a compact electric motor can be positioned low in the body. This allows a lower bonnet line that will more closely match the old Kombi’s boxy proportions without compromising crash safety.
We are pretty excited to see the new-generation Kombi, although it will probably come with a price tag that suits our generation rather than the 20-somethings on their own spiritual journeys today.
But that’s unlikely to stop true the Kombi lovers who are willing to embrace the new version.
In February this year, this rare split-screen, two-toned original Kombi sold for more than $200,000 to an anonymous buyer:
What memories do you have of Kombi vans? Did you ever own one? Would you consider buying a new one?