Volkswagen Caravelle T3 Carat – 1986

Volkswagen Caravelle T3 Carat from 1986

– Rare ‘Carat’ version.
– Two tone Dove grey metallic
– Air conditioning
– Luxurious grey/blue velour upholstery
– Seat heating, electrically adjustable mirrors and headlamp cleaning
– Blaupunkt Paris RCR41 radio
– 6 individual, spacious and comfortable seats
– Water-cooled 2.1-litre 4-cylinder engine
– 5-speed manual transmission and rear-wheel drive
– New starter motor and battery

This original Swedish-delivered 1986 Volkswagen Caravelle T3 Carat is a beautiful example finished in two-tone ”Dove grey” metallic, which was 1 of only 2 colours available for the Carat. The interior consists of luxurious grey/blue velour upholstery. The Caravelle Carat is equipped with an array of luxury features. The 2.1-litre 4-cylinder engine, mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox, produces around 112 hp. A new battery and starter motor were recently fitted, along with new trims. This can be proven by invoices. In addition, various inspections have been carried out and the original sales brochure is still present. The VW has been well maintained and comes directly from Sweden.

The Caravelle was the passenger van version of the T3, of which the Carat was the “top of the range” version. This Carat had standard luxury equipment including metallic paint, alloy wheels, fold-away table, seats with armrests, a Hi-Fi audio system. With other options like seat heating, air conditioning and electrically adjustable mirrors, occupants enjoyed a first-class experience. The rear section offers four facing seats with a folding table, surrounded by speakers, spot lights and various storage compartments. Rear ventilation ensures a pleasant climate during the ride. With a total of six spacious and swivelling individual seats, the car lends itself ideally to holidays or road trips.
This T3 is practical, comfortable and luxurious. What more is there to want?

The Volkswagen T3 Caravelle, introduced in 1979, was a versatile passenger van based on the iconic T3 transporter platform. This bus offered various configurations for passengers and cargo, making it popular with large families and businesses. With several engine options and customisation options, it became a favourite for motorhome conversions. The T3 Caravelle was known for its reliability and durability, with later models adding more comfort and luxury, including space for eight passengers, air conditioning and other options. The combination of versatility and reliability made the T3 Caravelle an icon among Volkswagen vans.

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Price 26.500
Kilometers 249,361 km
Color Blue
Transmission Manual 5
Drive Type Rear
Engine 4 cylinder boxer 2.1L


Year 1986
Make Volkswagen
Model Caravelle
Seats 8
Doors 4
Drive Type Rear
Transmission Type Manual 5
Fuel Type Gasoline
Engine Displacement (cc) 2109
Engine Location Rear
Engine Type boxer
Engine (l) 2.1
Engine Cylinders 4
Engine Max Power (HP) 111
Country Germany