In 1968, the second generation of Type 2 thoroughly (and, some might say, belatedly) modernised the looks, with a single piece windscreen, thus earning the model the nickname of the ‘Bay Window.’ Although with less character to their styling, these VWs were easier to drive with improved suspension and larger engines; at introduction there was a 1584cc unit with a 1679cc one from 1971, when disc brakes also appeared. By the time European assembly came to an end in 1978, the Camper sported a 1970cc engine. Endowed with 70bhp, it was almost fast...
Independent, torsion bar, trailing link
Independent, swing axle, torsion bar
chassis and seperate body