VW (Volkswagen)

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The VW Transporter must go down in history as the most converted van in the world, this is due to its compact size, Volkswagen's can be used as daily transport. Frugal diesel engines and as you would expect from a Volkswagen a top quality camper that will last and hold its value for many years to come.


The Volkswagen as a donor vehicle comes in many variations short and long wheel bases, manual and auto gear boxes, two and four wheel drive plus a large choice of engines.

Add Calder Campers luxury conversions and you have a unique campervan that can sleep up to five people and seat up to six, all with three point seat belts.


The VW T5 comes in many various specifications; here are the most popular of our campervans.

  • T5 2.0TDI 2wd 5spd manual BHP LB FT Torque
  • T5 LWB 2.0TDI 2wd 5spd manual BHP LB FT Torque
  • Sporting 2.0TDI manual 172BHP 295 LB FT Torque
  • T5 LWB 2.5 6spd manual 172bhp 295 LB FT Torque

Dimensions & Weights:

SWB 2.0:
  • Length: 4892mm (192 inch)
  • Width: 1904mm (75 inch)
  • Height: 1935mm (76.2 inch)
  • Curb Weight: 1855KG
LWB 2.0:
  • Length: 5290mm (208 inch)
  • Width: 1959mm (77 inch)
  • Height: 1935mm (76.2 inch)
  • Curb Weight: 1935KG
SWB 2.5:
  • Length: 4892mm (192 inch)
  • Width: 1904mm (75 inch)
  • Height: 1935mm (76.2 inch)
  • Curb Weight: 1904KG
LWB 2.5:
  • Length: 5290mm (208 inch)
  • Width: 1959mm (77 inch)
  • Height: 1935mm (76.2 inch)
  • Curb Weight: 1985KG

The VW Transporter complies with all EU and UK inner-city emission limits.

Average fuel consumption with the 2.0TDI is 34 mpg and the 2.5TDI is 30+ mpg.

VW Transporter Dimensions VW Transporter Layout

All VW Transporter Campervans come with:

  • 12 months MOT
  • BIMTA Mileage Guarantee Certificate
  • Speedo Coverted to Read and Record Mileage in MPH
  • A Full Service and Timing Belt (if required)
  • Wax Oil Underseal
  • Power Cable
  • UK & Europe Satellite Navigation System
  • Camping Gas Bottle
Calder Campers's FREE accessory pack'

Five Types of conversions are available, see here for further details

Conversion Specifications (Full Deluxe Side Conversion):

  • SEATING: Passenger Swivel Seat With Armrest
  • HOB & SINK: Smev Twin Glass Top Hob And Sink
  • FRIDGE: Waeco Front Loading Fridge 240v & 12v
  • HEATING: Propex Gas Blown Air Heating
  • GAS: Full Camping Gaz Gas Bottle And Regulator
  • WATER: Built In Water Tank With 12v Water Pump
  • ELECTRICS: Leisure Battery With Split Charging, Mains Hook-Up With 240v And 12v Power Points
  • LIGHTS: Led Lights Throughout

OTHER:

  • Elevating Roof
  • Choice of Conversion, Wood and Upholstery
  • Wardrobe And Drawer Space
  • Tambour Sliding Doors
  • Roof Bed (for Two)
  • Silver Screens
  • Sliding Table
  • Pass Swivel Seat With Table
  • Portable Toilet
  • Rock And Roll Bed With Seat Belts
  • 4 Berth, 2 Adults And 2 Children