Volkswagen California Beach parked at side of the road

New Volkswagen California Beach

From £60,050

The California 6.1 Beach is a true all-round camper that makes travelling, relaxing and sleeping as enjoyable and straight forward as possible. Compact but with plenty of space to relax, the California comes with plenty of space for the family and offers agile performance on the road. When the driving has finished, both front seats rotate 180 degrees.

Technology and Interior

The new A3 Sportback is equipped as standard with a 10.25-inch Audi Virtual Cockpit, a 10.1-inch touch colour display in the instrument panel, MMI Navigation Plus, Audi smartphone interface and Audi Connect Services Plus. In addition to this standard equipment, the Technik trim also includes headlights with LED technology, 16-inch alloy wheels, electrically adjustable and heated exterior mirrors, Audi pre sense front, the lane departure warning, and the collision avoidance assist.

The Sport trim, which builds on Technik and adds 17” alloy wheels, interior and exterior styling upgrades, dual-zone electronic climate control, and twin leather upholstery. The S line models benefit from 18” alloy wheels, sport suspension, LED headlights with LED rear lights and dynamic rear indicators, front sport seats with twin leather, S-embossing and contrast stitching, upgraded interior inlays and privacy glass. The newest addition to the trim levels is the Edition 1. On this trim you will gain features such as 19” alloys, Matrix LED headlights, front sport seats in Alcantara and leatherette combination, electrically adjustable front seats, exterior mirrors with memory and heated front seats.

What's the Difference between the Volkswagen California Beach, Ocean and Coast?

If you mainly want to use the California 6.1 for home use, the best option is the California 6.1 Beach Tour, as it is registered as a passenger car and can be equipped with up to seven seats.

The California 6.1 Beach Camper is an all-rounder that brings everything you need on holiday; mini-kitchen, stowage area and optional five seats, whilst the the California 6.1 Coast offers an upgrade in the camping equipment stakes, offering everything on the inside for you to be as self-sufficient as possible – including a fully functional kitchen, a large fresh- water tank and plenty of stowage space.

In the California 6.1 Ocean you can expect the best a camper van can offer, including atmospheric background lighting and an electro-hydraulic elevating roof with panorama opening

Should I buy a VW Campervan?

There are plenty of reasons to buy a campervan, including family holidays and spontaneous adventures away but is a VW California right for you and worth the investment? If you pick a VW Cali you’ll find that its:

  • A sensible size – The VW California can go everywhere a car can go, but with the added feature of a kitchen sink on board.

  • Houses state of the art technology.

  • Has exceptional residual values

  • German build quality throughout and comes with factory warranty – up to 5 years worry-free adventuring and the Cali is VW from rubber to roof.

What trim levels are on the Volkswagen California Beach?

California 6.1 Beach Tour

  • Passenger car registration

  • 5 seats as standard with 6- or 7-seat options available

  • 3-seater bench/bed, movable along rail system and folds down into a two-person bed (approximately 1,830 x 1,500mm)

  • Sliding door for access to the rear on both left and right-hand side

  • Camper control unit with touch-screen

  • Loft bed (approximately 2,000 x 1,200mm) with comfortable sprung base, mattress and child safety net

  • Manually operated pop-up canvas roof with two side windows

  • Camping table for inside/outside use (in sliding door) and two folding chairs (in tailgate)

California 6.1 Beach Camper

  • Four seats as standard, with the option to increase to five

  • Exclusive fold-out mini-kitchen with worktop and single-ring gas hob

  • Manual pop-up hydraulic roof

  • Pull-out awning

  • Single sliding door on the right-hand side

  • Motorhome registration

  • Stowable, fold-out mini-kitchen with single gas hob

  • 2-seater bench/bed, movable along rail system and folds down into a two-person bed (approximately 2,000 x 1,500mm)

  • Camper control unit with touch-screen

  • Loft bed (approximately 2,000 x 1,200mm) with comfortable sprung base, mattress and child safety net

  • Manually operated pop-up canvas roof with two side windows canvas

  • Camping table for inside/outside use (in sliding door) and two folding chairs (in tailgate)

The California Beach

Paying homage to its famous ancestor, the T1 Camper Van, the California 6.1 design features handsome chrome features as standard; adjustable, heated, and optional folding wing mirrors, LED headlights, bike carrier, front opening elevated roof and awning. ​

Performance

The California 6.1 Beach boasts a powerful TDI engine underneath the bonnet, providing acceleration from 0-62mph in approximately 14.3 seconds.

CO2 emissions range from 206 g/km to 243 g/km, while fuel economy varies between 30.4 and 35.8 mpg and an adaptive 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox (DSG) provides a completely automatic drive with seamless gear changes.

Volkswagen California interior seats

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