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The Mercury Cars Guide : October 10th 2009
Saturday, October 10, 2009 Classifieds 62 300 400 • carsguide.com.au ---11 VW commercials safe and sound wheels YOU don't expect light commercial vehicles to drive like cars. But it's nice when they do. And Volkswagen has worked to improve their range of cargo and people-hauling vans, with the new Transporter, Multivan and Caravelle offering better and more economical engines, addi- tional and improved equipment and more driving safety features. For small businesses as well as private buyers, the engines and their fuel economy will be a key point of interest. But the other good news for them is that for the first time, ESP and ABS will be standard across the range. And Volkswagen's great twin- clutch DSG transmission will be available on some models with 4Motion all-wheel-drive systems with a Haldex coupling. There has been a cosmetic facelift, but nothing in the way of structural changes, and the T5 is expected to still sit at four stars in crash tests, although head of the T5 development program, Dr Holger Westendorf, says it will be borderline with five stars, with extra points coming from the addition of side curtain airbags. Europe will have a range of four 2.0-litre, four-cylinder turbo- diesels when the vans land in showrooms early in 2010, but Australia will be taking only two of these --- the 103kW with 340Nm at 1750rpm and the 132kW with 400Nm from a low 1500rpm. Transmissions are a six-speed dash-mounted manual or the sev- en DSG. The lower energy of the two four-cylinder turbodiesels devel- ops 103k/w of power at 3500rpm and 340Nm of torque between 1750-2500rpm, giving it a 0-100km/ h time of 13.1 seconds in the least slipstreaming model --- the high- roof long-wheelbase Transporter. Add to that a top speed of about 170km/h. That variants 10.7l/100km and 250g/km of CO2 are good, consid- ering its size, but in other ver- sions of the T5, Volkswagen claims they get as low as 7.4l/100km and 195gm/km with the six-speed manual transmis- sion. But the high-roof Transpor- ter body with the biturbo 2.0-litre posts just 7.9l/100km and 205g/km, and offers better out- puts, developing 132kW of power at 4000rpm and a hefty 400Nm of torque between 1500-200rpm, which in the high-roof front- wheel drive Transporter gets it to 100km/h in 10.3 seconds and a top speed of around 190km/h. We tested both engines and transmissions in a version each of Transporter, Multivan and Caravelle, and found the best performance from the higher- tuned engine mated to the DSG. We sampled this drivetrain in an Caravelle, with lounge seats and centre console in the rear. KARLA PINCOTT in Germany Trucks, Commercial Vehicles ACCO 2050 TANDEM 555 Cummins, 10 speed Roadranger, 24 ft flat tray, $8,000 ono. 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