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5 Facts About VW Campers

Here at Danbury Campervans we are passionate about campervan conversions. We have gathered some facts about the original VW campers for you to enjoy and inspire your choice in Volkswagen camper.

  1. The original Volkswagen type 2 was known as the T2 but now is known as the T1. The first generation ran between 1950 - 1967. [1]
  2. The T2 earned many nicknames and it was originally meant to be called the Bully. The name didn’t move forward but the nickname did. It was known in Germany as the Bulli, VW-Bus and Hippie-van. [1]
  3. American enthusiasts identify the early campers by the number of windows they have. E.g. the ’11-window’ and ‘23-window’. [1]
  4. In 2001 a Volkswagen microbus concept was invented to celebrate the New Beetle nostalgia movement but was then scrapped in 2004, replaced with a more cost-effective design [1]
  5. We are on the 6th concept of VW camper vans and the T6 launched in 2015 [1]

Have you got any fun facts from your adventures or memories in a vw campervan?

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Here at Danbury Campervans we have been crafting custom campervans and making memories for over 50 years. Explore our VW camper vans for sale including the VW t6 camper for sale listed online. Our range of campervans include the Heritage 64, Surf Double, Surf King and more. For further information enquire online today or call our head office on 01454 310 000.


  1. Wikipedia, Volkswagen Type 2 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Volkswagen_Type_2

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