Your first model:
The Volkswagen Kombi Westfalia S0 42 (1966)
- 1Roof rack, available as an option very early on.
- 2Inlets for the air-cooled engine compartment.
- 3The central part of the vehicle was accessible through double doors in the side.
- 4As they were fixed to the floor by simple wing nuts, the two rear benches could be removed in a matter of minutes.
- 5The twin-beam chassis and metal-panelled floor were welded to a self-supporting body shell.
- 6Fresh air was supplied to the cabin through a central duct, having entered through the front.
- 7The glass windscreen was in two parts. This limited the field of view, although it was better for air resistance. It gave the first generation of the Kombi Volkswagen its nickname – Split.
- 8The first series had four drum brakes and 15-inch (38.1cm) wheels.
- 9The warm-air duct was connected to the heating control at the front of the vehicle.
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