Its been a while coming, but Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles have announced prices for the new Transporter T6.1 Sportline which will start at £42,940 excluding VAT and on the road charges (OTR). All models are powered by the 2.0-litre TDI 204 PS engine with 7-speed DSG gearbox capable of 0-62mph in 8.9 seconds with a top speed of 126mph.
The Sportline will be available in both short or long wheelbase versions, and as either a Kombi or panel van and if you fancy the looks of it and are ready to order, you can should pop along to your local Volkswagen dealer from late March onwards ahead of deliveries from July.
Overview of the design
The new Sportline features a range of unique sporty styling additions and technology upgrades, with the front having a red contrast grille strip and new bumper, while at the rear there is a new spoiler, all of which are exclusive to the Sportline range. The suspension has also been lowered by 30mm, and illuminated side bars added and 18” alloys available in a gloss black. It also comes with a choice of new metallic colours in Indium Grey, Fortana Red, Ravenna Blue and Copper Bronze.
Inside the new T6.1 Sportline has luxury Nappa leather and suede trim with honeycomb stitching branded with the Sportline logo.
As if that wasn’t enough for the dedicated followers of the Transporter there’s also a Sportline Black Edition offering exclusive alloy wheel colour, matt black side bars, Eibach coilover suspension, ‘Black Edition’ decals, 90% rear window tint on Kombi models, and a Sportline gift box.
VW Transporter Sportline 2021 Technology
The new Sportline range includes heated front seats and a cutting-edge digital cockpit which is available on a panel van or Kombi for the first time, in addition to the DAB radio, climatic air conditioning, front windscreen heating, and a Discover Media Navigation system. This is upgraded to Discover Media Pro Navigation, featuring a 9.2” colour touchscreen, for Black Edition models.
The advanced technology integrated into the T6.1 Sportline includes rear-view camera, LED headlights with high beam assist, front and rear parking sensors, Adaptive Cruise Control with City Emergency Braking and an anti-theft alarm system with interior monitoring are all specified as standard.
VW Transporter Sportline 2021 Pricing
Pricing for the Sportline starts at £42,940 for the 2.0 TDI 204 PS short wheelbase panel van, with the long wheelbase panel van priced from £43,795. Short wheelbase variants of the Kombi are priced from £46,450 while long wheelbases begin at £47,305. The Black Edition, available as a short wheelbase panel van or Kombi, is priced from £45,140 and £49,450, respectively. All the prices quoted exc. VAT and on the road charges.