Since the VW T1 Transporter was getting rather long in the tooth after
in production, and increasing numbers of competitors were trying to secure a place in the lucrative small transporter market,
1967 Volkswagen introduced the second generation of the VW Transporter, the T2. Compared to its predecessor the T1, the T2
a complete and consistent new development. With the newly developed 1.6 litre engine with a powerful 47 BHP, revised independent
suspension and a complicated semi-trailing arm double steering axle, the T2 had extraordinarily good handling, which was able
the handling of contemporary cars without problems. With its „new face“ with a continuous windscreen, the Volkswagen T2 was
able to seamlessly continue the VW Transporter success story that began in 1950.