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VW T2 Splitscreen Campervan

What you need to know about a VW T2 Splitscreen Campervan

Introduced in 1950, the iconic ‘Splittie’ is the original VW Transporter and the first generation of the VW Type 2 model line.


Launched as a Panel Van, the vehicle quickly demonstrated its versatility with Kombi, Microbus and Pick-Up versions all swiftly entering production.


The charm of the T2 Split Screen has earned it a number of informal names over the years, including Bulli, Bus, Samba, Barn Door and Camper.

VW T2 Splitscreen Campervan Features*

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*Features are for guidance purposes only and are dependent on engine type and any customisations. Check individual listings for exact details

Frequently Asked Questions About The VW T2 Splitscreen Campervan

How much does it cost to hire a VW T2 Splitscreen Campervan?

This is available from £116.67 per day.

How many will a VW T2 Splitscreen Campervan sleep?

Sleeping configuration varies from a minimum of 2. Check individual listing for full details.

How easy is it to drive a T2 Splitscreen Campervan?

We’ve rated the T2 as medium difficulty due to it being an older vehicle. We recommend taking it on a quiet road to get used to some of the quirks of driving a older design before heading off on your journey or the motorway.

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