LEGO announces Volkswagen T2 Camper Van

LEGO has tonight lifted the lid on the latest edition to the Creator Expert line-up of vehicles.

Introducing 10279 Volkswagen T2 Camper Van

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Ten years after the release of T1 Camper LEGO is here to try and prove that a sequel can be better than the original.

This one looks like an awesome edition to the collection.

You will be able to get this one from August 1st for $269.99.

Check out the official images and press release below.

THE LEGO GROUP WELCOMES THE SUMMER OF FUN WITH THE NEW LEGO VOLKSWAGEN T2 CAMPER VAN SET

The LEGO® Group has added yet another cult vehicle to its portfolio of cars, with the reveal of the latest version of the ubiquitous LEGO Volkswagen T2 Camper Van, complete with pop-top roof with tent and ready for summer road trip adventures.

The new LEGO Volkswagen T2 Camper Van is based on its namesake of the late 1960s and 1970s and succeeds the much-loved previous LEGO Creator Expert Volkswagen T1 Camper Van, adding many new features in the process. The new set is larger than before and distinguished by a new paint colour, a sliding door, as well as the trademark T2 wraparound Baywindow front windscreen and a new yet instantly recognisable ‘face.’

Under the hood, the set also features working steering. The LEGO Volkswagen T2 Camper Van’s detailed camping interior is also fully equipped for the open road, with opening cabinets, fridge, sink and a gas stove with a teapot. Days at the beach are suitably catered for, as the set comes with a set of folding chairs and of course a surfboard, while a folding rear bench seat provides a comfortable place to stay under starry skies.

Volkswagen Campers are of course synonymous with customisation, and the LEGO Volkswagen T2 Camper Van set is fully prepared for personalisation, with a sticker set including retro decals and a choice of German or US number plates.

LEGO Designer Sven Franic commented: “The Volkswagen Camper is a rare breed of vehicle that commands affection like few others, and we know the LEGO version will bring a lot of fun to people who’ve been lucky enough to have or go camping in one, or always wanted one.

“Though the Volkswagen Camper is no stranger to our LEGO cars collection, this latest iteration brings even more delights for LEGO builders. The meticulously kitted out interior is sure to charm seasoned campers and adventurers alike, while the eye-catching exterior with pop-up roof is a feat of engineering just like the original.”

The LEGO Volkswagen T2 Camper Van goes on sale on 1st August 2021 from LEGO stores and on LEGO.com at RRP 159.99 EUR / 179.99 USD / 149.99 GBP.

  • Age – 18+
  • Model measures:
  • - Height: 15cm / 6”
  • - Width: 14cm / 5.5”
  • - Length: 35cm / 13.5”
  • 2207 pieces
  • New exterior colour and Baywindow windscreen design
  • Working steering
  • Pop-up roof with tent
  • Fully equipped kitchen with opening cabinets, fridge, sink and gas stove with teapot
  • Folding rear bench seat
  • Fabric curtains
  • Surfboards and two foldable deckchair accessories
  • Sticker pack including choice of German and US number plates and retro graphics for personalisation

5 Responses to LEGO announces Volkswagen T2 Camper Van

  1. Mark says:

    Backwards step with the front treatment,,, what’s with the square edges?

  2. Julian says:

    Totally agree with Mark. This is just laziness- a money grabber pretty much. The original was way better. Disappointed and not going to bother with this one…….

  3. Paul says:

    …and ridiculously over priced at $269.99. Ouch….

  4. sterow says:

    I like it but understand the concerns above. I think it is more polished but it lacks a certain something in terms of character that the earlier one had.

  5. Bright says:

    horrible idea – Lego is still thinking bigger is better! totally unacceptable…….T1 is far too better than this one….

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