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VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur

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Minggu, 13 Jun 2021 15:31 WIB

Jakarta - Saat berbicara Volkswagen (VW), pasti tertuju dengan model legendarisnya yakni VW Kombi. Meski sudah tidak diproduksi mobil ini masih banyak peminatnya lho..

WOOLACOMBE, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 24:  Volkswagen enthusiasts settle in for the night in their campervan, at the Final Fling VW Show on October 24, 2009 in Woolacombe, England.  The small gathering of Volkswagen enthusiasts at a campsite in North Devon is generally seen as the last event of the year in the annual calendar of shows that celebrate all VW's including the iconic campervan.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Saat berbicara Volkswagen (VW), pasti tertuju dengan dua model legendarisnya, yakni Beetle (kodok) atau Kombi.   

WOOLACOMBE, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 24:  Volkswagen enthusiasts settle in for the night in their campervan, at the Final Fling VW Show on October 24, 2009 in Woolacombe, England.  The small gathering of Volkswagen enthusiasts at a campsite in North Devon is generally seen as the last event of the year in the annual calendar of shows that celebrate all VW's including the iconic campervan.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Jelas saja, kedua mobil ini memang menjadi senjata andalan pabrikan asal Jerman tersebut untuk sukses di industri otomotif dunia.  

WOOLACOMBE, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 24:  Volkswagen enthusiasts settle in for the night in their campervan, at the Final Fling VW Show on October 24, 2009 in Woolacombe, England.  The small gathering of Volkswagen enthusiasts at a campsite in North Devon is generally seen as the last event of the year in the annual calendar of shows that celebrate all VW's including the iconic campervan.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Berbicara soal VW Kombi, model ini merupakan cikal bakal dari kendaraan van modern untuk pengangkutan kargo atau penumpang saat ini.  

WOOLACOMBE, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 24:  Volkswagen enthusiasts settle in for the night in their campervan, at the Final Fling VW Show on October 24, 2009 in Woolacombe, England.  The small gathering of Volkswagen enthusiasts at a campsite in North Devon is generally seen as the last event of the year in the annual calendar of shows that celebrate all VW's including the iconic campervan.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

VW jenis ini awalnya diberi kode VW Type 2, menyusul VW Beetle alias Kodok yang diberi kode VW Type 1.  

WOOLACOMBE, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 24:  Volkswagen enthusiasts settle in for the night in their campervan, at the Final Fling VW Show on October 24, 2009 in Woolacombe, England.  The small gathering of Volkswagen enthusiasts at a campsite in North Devon is generally seen as the last event of the year in the annual calendar of shows that celebrate all VW's including the iconic campervan.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Nama resmi mobil ini sendiri adalah Transporter atau Kombi (nama panjangnya adalah Kombinationskraftwagen), sebuah mobil van yang diperkenalkan pertama kali pada 1950 silam.   

WOOLACOMBE, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 24:  Volkswagen enthusiasts settle in for the night in their campervan, at the Final Fling VW Show on October 24, 2009 in Woolacombe, England.  The small gathering of Volkswagen enthusiasts at a campsite in North Devon is generally seen as the last event of the year in the annual calendar of shows that celebrate all VW's including the iconic campervan.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Mobil ini awalnya berperan sebagai model kedua dari VW, setelah model sebelumnya, VW Beetle, sukses dipasaran.  

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10:  A classic unrestored Volkswagen Transporter van is pictured on the first day of the Lancaster Classic Motor Show at the NEC Birmingham on November 10, 2017 in Birmingham, England. According to a recent survey by the Federation of British Historic Vehicles Clubs, the historic vehicle industry currently generates revenues in excess of £5.5 billion per year for the UK economy and while current government policy is to promote self-driving and low carbon cars, according to Transport Minister Chris Grayling his party is also committed to supporting owners of classic cars and those that want to continue to use them on the road in the future.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Ide VW Kombi ini sebenarnya berasal dari importir mobil VW asal Belanda, Ben Pon. Pada 1947, Ben terinspirasi dari troli bermotor di pabrik-pabrik.   

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10:  A classic unrestored Volkswagen Transporter van is pictured on the first day of the Lancaster Classic Motor Show at the NEC Birmingham on November 10, 2017 in Birmingham, England. According to a recent survey by the Federation of British Historic Vehicles Clubs, the historic vehicle industry currently generates revenues in excess of £5.5 billion per year for the UK economy and while current government policy is to promote self-driving and low carbon cars, according to Transport Minister Chris Grayling his party is also committed to supporting owners of classic cars and those that want to continue to use them on the road in the future.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Kemudian, Ben langsung membayangkan sebuah mobil berbentuk kotak, dengan ruang yang sangat lega untuk mengangkut barang, seperti troli.  

BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - NOVEMBER 10:  A classic unrestored Volkswagen Transporter van is pictured on the first day of the Lancaster Classic Motor Show at the NEC Birmingham on November 10, 2017 in Birmingham, England. According to a recent survey by the Federation of British Historic Vehicles Clubs, the historic vehicle industry currently generates revenues in excess of £5.5 billion per year for the UK economy and while current government policy is to promote self-driving and low carbon cars, according to Transport Minister Chris Grayling his party is also committed to supporting owners of classic cars and those that want to continue to use them on the road in the future.  (Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

Pada akhir 1967, Volkswagen memperkenalkan generasi kedua dari Kombi. Model ini diproduksi di Jerman sampai 1979, sedangkan di Meksiko sampai tahun 1994. Model sebelum 1971 disebut T2a dan setelah 1979 disebut T2b.  

LEUVEN, BELGIUM - JANUARY 19: Sven Nys supporters wave outside his campervan during the Soudal Cyclocross Leuven event on January 19, 2014 in Leuven, Belgium. Sven Nys is the current UCI World Cyclocross Champion, and Belgian National Cyclocross Champion, and will aim to defend his world title at the 2014 Cyclocross World Championships in Hoogerheide, Netherlands on 2 February.  (Photo by Harry Engels/Getty Images)

Untuk diketahui, di pasar Amerika Serikat, VW Kombi bersaing dengan Ford Econoline, Dodge A100, dan Corvair 95 Corvan. Untuk pasar Eropa mobil ini bersaing dengan Renault Estafette dan Ford Transit.  

LEEDS,YORKSHIRE - AUGUST 18: A VW campervan on display during the In Praise Of All Things VW At The Annual Festiva at Harewood Housel on August 18, 2013 in Leeds, Yorkshire. The annual VW festival in its 9th year attracts around 15,000 people over the weekend, ending with the winners car parade on Sunday.  (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Sangat disayangkan, salah satu ikon mobil Volkswagen sepanjang masa itu harus berakhir di usia 63 tahun.  

LEEDS,YORKSHIRE - AUGUST 18: A VW campervan on display during the In Praise Of All Things VW At The Annual Festiva at Harewood Housel on August 18, 2013 in Leeds, Yorkshire. The annual VW festival in its 9th year attracts around 15,000 people over the weekend, ending with the winners car parade on Sunday.  (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Pada tahun 2014 VW Kombi sudah tidak lagi diproduksi. Brazil sebagai satu-satunya negara yang memproduksi VW Kombi  menghentikan aktifitas produksi per tanggal 31 Desember 2013.  

LEEDS,YORKSHIRE - AUGUST 18: A VW campervan on display during the In Praise Of All Things VW At The Annual Festiva at Harewood Housel on August 18, 2013 in Leeds, Yorkshire. The annual VW festival in its 9th year attracts around 15,000 people over the weekend, ending with the winners car parade on Sunday.  (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Meski sudah tidak diproduksi namun eksistensinya masih gemilau hingga sekarang.  

VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur
VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur
VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur
VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur
VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur
VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur
VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur
VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur
VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur
VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur
VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur
VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur
VW Kombi Tetap Modis Walau Sudah Uzur