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This luxury new Volkswagen camper has all you need on four wheels

California Dreaming…

IF I HAD the money I’d buy…

A luxury camper van built by the manufacturer that made the most famous camper of all time. A hotel on wheels that has everything for the perfect road trip with plenty of space for travel companions, too. I’d buy a Volkswagen California.

Why a Volkswagen California?

This is a luxurious camper with all you need for your next road trip adventure. And thanks to its Transporter roots, it has a small road-print – it doesn’t take up much room. This makes finding a parking space a breeze and it can even go into most multi-storey/underground car parks. It can also travel through narrow streets so it is perfect for your road trip through the French or Irish countryside or the medieval streets of Porto.

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The Volkswagen California also has everything for a self-contained adventure including  a sink, a cool box, a two-burner hob, cool swivel chairs for the ultimate late night chats and card games and of course a double bed and elevated bed too, so that you can have a great night’s sleep and wake up refreshed and ready to hit the road again for more fun.

What’s special about this particular one?

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This particular model comes in top of the range ‘Ocean’ trim and has everything including the kitchen sink, literally! It is finished in a grey metallic paint and has ten-spoke alloy wheels.

It comes with loads of niceties including electric windows and mirrors, a leather multi-function steering wheel, duel air-con and heated seats. It has Bluetooth and a colour touchscreen as well as cruise control and parking assistance.

It is powered by a 2.0-litre TDI diesel engine making 204hp and mated to a six-speed manual gearbox.

What does it look like in action?

See all the cool features in this grand tour of the Volkswagen California.

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Who else drives one?

Jason Bradbury from the Gadget Show owns one, former Formula One driver and racing legend Jackie Ickx has one as does comedian Sean Lock.

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It costs €68,986. What else could you get for the money?

Well, for nearly €20,000 less, you could have this very well equipped 2017 Fiat Ducato SUN Living motorhome.

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… or you could just get this Mercedes-Benz V-Class.

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