A Retro Twist for a New T6
Each week at Swiss Vans, we speak to hundreds of people contemplating a new van purchase. Some of these people aren’t sure exactly what they want What colour? A manual or a DSG? Kombi or a panel van?
Others know EXACTLY what they want. Chris was one of them.
A Factory Order VW T6 Kombi
Chris contacted Swiss in Spring 2017. He had an image in his head of his dream T6. Translating that dream into a reality wasn’t a fast process. Purchasing or leasing a new VW T6 is a large investment, it simply has to be right and fulfil all expectations. Negotiating and planning took place over several phone call between Chris and Dean (Sales Specialist at Swiss Vans). It was confirmed that the van would be a factory order from Volkswagen.
An order was placed for a VOLKSWAGEN TRANSPORTER T32 SWB 2.0 TDI BMT 150 Highline Kombi DSG in Metallic Oryx Mother of Pearl White.
Chris also requested 6 seats, which would include a 2:1 rear seat split seat, 30mm lowering and asked that the T6 be de-badged.
The factory ordered van arrived at Swiss Vans in September 2017. Chris had been patient and waited five months to get this far. Some things are definitely worth waiting for!!
Swiss Vans Modifications
Once at our Workshop our talented team of fitters got to work on the mods. –
Swiss WASP Kit:
Side bars (polished)
18 “ Alloys ( Classic)
Roof rails (polished)
Custom Leather Interior with orange stitching and VW logo
Rear carpeting with sound reduction and LED compartment lights.
As soon as the Swiss Mods were completed. Chris chose to collect the van himself, rather than opt for delivery. Chris flew from Scotland down to South Wales!! There was a method in the madness though, plans for the van didn’t stop there…..
Further Van Mods via the Scenic Route
On leaving Swiss Vans, the journey home began was a pit stop for a bed to be fitted in the rear of the T6 Kombi. Chris and his family but the van to immediate use with the trip back to Scotland taking them north via the Lake District.
‘Van Life’ Begins
Finishing Touches: Vinyl Van Wrap
Part of the original vision was for a half vehicle vinyl wrap in bright orange. We have been sent some great shots of the van, now complete. We think it looks amazing. Congratulation to Chris and family, you had a dream and have seen it through to the end. It is an incredible looking, highly spec’d Volkswagen T6 Kombi.
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Another Happy Customer from Swiss Vans. Thank You, Chris!
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