In addition to the increased ride
height, panels in place of rear side windows and special vehicle
trim identify the Transporter Rockton. All special interior
equipment available for the Transporter Kombi like, for example,
various rear benches, may be ordered. The Rockton offers a
pleasant charm following outdoor duty: supplementary heating and
auxiliary heating in the passenger compartment as well as an air
filter for use in dusty and sandy countries and seats
upholstered with rugged fabric.
The Transporter Rockton is powered
by a muscular but thrifty 2.0-litre TDI engine with either 103
kW or 132 kW (140 PS and 180 PS respectively) and has a
six-speed manual gearbox as standard equipment. All engine
versions fulfil Euro 5 emissions standards.
For extreme off-road tasks, the
103 kW version of the T5 Rockton is available with the
"Expedition" package, which makes the Transporter Rockton ready
to roll for great adventures. The 16-inch AT tyres on reinforced
steel rims identify the package. But the most important
equipment cannot be so easily spotted. A special item of this
equipment version is a special gearbox which provides enhanced
pulling power in off-road operation. Even though the Rockton is
tailored to the special conditions of off-road use, it is
completely fit for road use.
The T5 Rockton with the
"Expedition" package includes a rugged floor-rail system
securing two single seats with robust upholstery in the
passenger compartment. Both seats are equipped with integrated
three-point belts and can be adjusted on the floor rails or even
removed. Up to three additional individual seats may be ordered
The "Protection" package, which
may be ordered optionally for both Rockton versions for € 3,200
net, includes underbody protection for the engine and gearbox,
the tank, the sills, the rear differential and the main silencer
– important for trips away from paved roads.
What's more, the special equipment
business unit offers additional equipment for the Transporter
Rockton. Thus, the new Transporter Rockton can be modified for
nearly every use.
The Transporter Rockton may be
ordered immediately, with prices beginning from € 34,545 (plus
VAT). The Transporter Rockton with the "Expedition" package",
which is extremely suitable for off-road use, is available from
€ 42,490 (plus VAT).
(Dec 2, 2010)