Volkswagen T3, otherwise known as T25, Brick, Vanagon, or Wedge, is the third generation model of the Volkswagen Transporter series. It was produced from May 1979 to June 2002, and released under different nameplates in different parts of the world, namely, Caravelle or Transporter in European countries, Microbus in South African regions, and Vanagon in the North and South American continents. The VW T3 features a considerable pace away from the shadow of its predecessor, the VW Type 2, which was also known as the Kombi or Transporter. In a general sense, the succeeding model is bigger and heavier than T2, and its styling is quadrangle, which is in disparity with the rounded style that VW T2 had.
Volkswagen T3 T25 Caravelle, the last of the rear engine VW vans
Prior to purchasing your very first Volkswagen T3, it is advisable that you evaluate your options, and
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Volkswagen T3 (T25) Vanagon
Type 2 (T3) Volkswagen van was built from 1979 to 1991. In Britain and Ireland it was known as T25, as transporter or Caravelle in Europe and in United States, these are known as Vanagons. It was the last of the rear-engined Volkswagens. Vanagon is larger and heavier, with square corners replacing the rounded edges of the older models. The width of T3 increased to 12 cm and also the weight of the vehicle increased. Many changes were made in the vehicle. Few changes are as follows: Most of the mechanical components were new, size of rear door increased, design changed to square shape etc.
Initially, the same engines used to power the T2 were used to power the T3. In 1981, water cooled diesel engine was available as optional equipment. After three years, water cooled gasoline boxer versions were replaced with air-cooled ones. Vanagon
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