VW California 6.1 teaser previews an even techier way to live the van life

As if we needed any more reason to lust after this piece of verboten

VW California 6.1 teaser previews an even techier way to live the van life

Curated via Twitter from CNET News’s twitter account….

Last year, we got a taste of the forbidden-fruit life by camping (glamping, really) in Volkswagen’s California T6 to help celebrate the van’s 30th birthday.

Here’s hoping that Volkswagen also updates the Grand California, the big-boy variant of its camper van that is basically a complete motor home built from a tall-roof cargo van.

Since then, we’ve been hooked on the California, and to make us even more jealous now, Volkswagen is teasing a revised version that will land in multiple markets, but not our own.

The automaker didn’t offer any teasers showing tech, but it did promise a digital gauge cluster, online infotainment connectivity and redesigned controls for the camper unit in the roof.

The most notable change is a radically revised front end, extending the grille lower to give the car a slightly newer character, while slimming the headlights and connecting them to a clever piece of trim extending to the front fender.

The interior sketch looks pretty slick, as well, with enough space for a sink and stove combination on one side, with a large bench seat and fold-out table on the other.

Volkswagen this week put out two teaser sketches for the upcoming VW California 6. 1.

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