• 1960’s Iconic VW Vanagon Production to End This Year

    Published 8 years ago — by Lisa Federico

    VW Vanagon

    Say bye to the production of VW's Vanagon
    Photo Credit: Linda Tanner

    After 63 years of production, Volkswagen has announced that it will shut down its assembly line production of the rear-engine Vanagon in Brazil at the end of the year.

    While VW stopped importing the rear-end engine vans to the U.S. in 1993, the Kombi (T2 model), Brazil’s name for the Vanagon, has still been in production over the years, but due to recent safety standards in Brazil they are ending all production of these models. They will be releasing a special Last Edition model of the Brazilian T2, however.

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