96 thoughts on “Inside The Awesome New VW Camper “California”

  1. You may not be able to have a VW 'California' in the US but check out what it actually takes to legally import a car over: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5HvgkdVPfaQ

  2. Wait… The camper is called California and it's not available in America!? Worst… you wait till the last second to tell us that! WTF!!!

  3. somebody has to teach you how to use a outside of US owning crank stick, it has two joints at the end to form a crank handle. I know you guys still used to spring loaded blinds.

  4. 最新型のフォルクスワーゲンタイプバンですか?😁💓。 自分もアメリカ🇺🇸に行ったら似たような車が欲しいですね😁💓。

  5. A shame we can't get it here in the U.S> but then. most Americans who go "camping" with RV's want something huge. Everything to an extreme here, to the detriment of the natural environment.

  6. It should be a crime for VW to call it a "California" and not sell it in (DUH) California. What a bunch of Germany morons. There target buyers are everywhere. America wants them. Get on the ball. I hate camping and I want one.

  7. I would buy one tomorrow! funny VW named it in a region that can not be purchased!! aarrggg!!

  8. basically a large mobile Swiss Army Knife, the shower & chairs blew me away. Must have, more fun that any sports car.

  9. The Westfalia version of the Eurovan was also called the "California". I briefly owned one (1993 model year) that had been imported from Canada. All of the camping gear shown in this version is very similar to the Eurovan California and Vanagon campers.

  10. Most of the familiar Vanagon features.. plus a couple borrowed from the Eurovan Westy..( rear shower)
    some new tricks.. like the sliding table, the removeable table, powered tent top, and the bin style frig.. position of the stove and sink are reversed.. putting the stove next to the frig, and sink farthest away from the frig.. solving one problem ( stooping to get into the frig) but creating another problem.. reaching across a burning stove to get something.. the old table could be positioned between the rotated passenger chair and the rear seat.. settee style.. not possible here..hmmm. Changed from the old applied plastic over hard board interior panels, to hard plastic. This is not peel due to the accumulated humidity inside ( sleeping and cooking) , but will be hard to refurb when it gets old. We are not shown what provisions there are for ventilation ( window opening etc) The lack of a vent fan that can operate with the windows closed ( in rain or snow) was the biggest oversight in ALL the VW campers going back to the 1950's. Getting a solar or 12v vent ( yacht supply store) is something everybody should do. No info on the heater(s) propane, diesel, gasoline.. what are they ?

  11. I hate to put a downer on this bus, but here in the UK it costs somewhere in the region of 50 to 60 thousand pounds. How mush is that in dollars anyone? Sixty grand for a van, without a toilet! Where does one take a shit ffs……

  12. Mettici un po' più di cura nell'utilizzare gli accessori ! Si vede che non è tuo !

  13. Overpriced product aimed at hipsters. Except hipsters don't have money. Great business decision

  14. I don't like vws as a rule but that was nice and understated inside and the way everything tucked away was pretty cool and I don't normally say shit like cool! And when you unclipped that table and unzipped them chairs I use a few swear words ☺so Yeh ime liking and that thanks for sharing your cool van 👍👍👍

  15. Is this made by Rapido? PLEASE bring to the USA… just put in a cassette toilet in place of some of the cabinet space and it is perfect.

  16. I would maybe work less on the materials being used, and maybe not being so dang NOTCHY doing literally everything. Maybe it is just the demonstrator, but it sure looked clunky and clumsy doing just about everything.

  17. One more reason to add to the list to why I hate VW. They sold me the most wonderful driving enthusiastic golf wagon just To be plagued with panoramic sunroof leaks, mold, water intrusion that cause electrical problems and poor customer service and I still want to buy shit they won’t sell here. Like this and a Passat wagon! I hate those crafty bastards.

  18. I lost it when he pulled the chairs out of the tailgate. I want one of these badly now. Why not available in the US?

  19. The reason america is not getting the California VW bus is cause the homeless problem is already huge in california bringing these awesome vans will make things worse. A lot of people will prefer going in loans to buy this bus rather than buying or renting a home. Prices of real estate all across CA are RIDICULOUS HIGH. And even if you do buy a home, now you have to worry about earthquakes and fires and both have left hundreds of americans in the streets.

  20. My dream home x
    I am still waiting on the e-version with fold out solar array ?
    Great review
    Drove a VW Combi and a Toyota Hi ace camper around this country , best times of my life.

  21. I was extremely excited to see the camper……and you made this review. i feel like doing heroin now.
    fuck you.

  22. This would sell like crazy in India…. you don't need to get a ROOM! VW should try… they have pastel shade models hereabouts

  23. If we can't have it in USA why do this
    There is only one prices same in us recon
    So why do this in California

  24. Great Camper
    Great little review
    Are the fabric sides water proof
    From the south of France
    In summer it’s dry really dry for months
    And the when it’s not summer it rains a lot
    R
    Funny guy
    Writing your manifesto

  25. #VolkswagenIndia please get introduce this in India.
    Would love to buy something like this.

  26. A bit cheaper version: Dodge Grand Caravan camper sleeper for two tall people – https://www.cheaprvliving.com/forums/showthread.php?tid=38161

  27. Fuck me, I only just turned 20 and I want one of these!!!😲😧😨😬😱🤯

  28. I was so ready to have this be my next car but apparently we Americans aren’t worthy….

  29. Actually one the best reviews that covered everything.. stunning craftmanship. If they could have put a toilet in too, genius.

  30. Bring back the old school retro VW BUS. These don’t have the “cool” of the original!!! Just sayin

  31. Most people who buy campers have never been ultra lite hikers. It makes more sense to just use hiker gear in campers and travel lighter. Do super simple cooking techniques which conserve money & space. 2= Hyperlite Backpacks for all your clothes. Titanium cook pot, fry pan & the Insta-pot is plenty for cooking everything you want. Foil cooking method also for everything else on camp fires. Most people never use a camper more than 7 times in a year or 30 times in there life time. Unless they live in it full time.

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