VW Celebrates 30 Years of the Caddy with New Special Edition

Volkswagen’s light commercial vehicle, the Caddy, turns 30 this year and to celebrate the event, the German automaker has released a new special variant named the Edition 30, of which only 117 examples will be offered in Britain. The exterior of the limited run model is distinguished by a black roof and roof rails contrasting against Candy White paintwork, with body-coloured bumpers, door handles and door mirrors, while it also get chrome grille detailing, 17-inch alloy wheels and ‘Edition 30’ logos on the door sills and exterior. Inside, VW added several standard comfort and convenience features such as Bluetooth connectivity, Climatic air conditioning, leather steering wheel, an upgraded RCD 310 radio/CD unit, electric windows, electrically adjustable and heated door mirrors, tailgate with heated rear window and wash/wipe, height adjustable driver’s and passenger’s seats, plus front fog lights. In addition, models equipped with a DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission feature Alcantara and leather upholstery as standard. The compact size van is motivated by a 2.0-liter turbo diesel with an output of 138bhp (140PS) that allows for a 0-62mph (100km/h) sprint time of 10.0 seconds for the manual gearbox version and 10.1 seconds for DSG models, while returning a combined fuel consumption of 47.1 mpg UK and 44.8 mpg UK respectively. The Caddy Edition 30 is available for sale now, with prices starting at £17,660 (excluding VAT) for the manual model and £19,060 (excluding VAT) for the DSG version.