Today, LEGO announced a revamp of their retired 10220 Volkswagen T1 Camper Van, the T2 model aptly named 10279 Volkswagen T2 Camper Van. Creative, I know.
The first ting you should know is that the T2 set’s final build measures 15cm / 6″ high, 14cm / 5.5″ wide and 35cm / 13.5″ long. The original 10220 T1 set by comparison is 14cm / 5.5″ high and 30cm / 11.8″ long. Oddly enough, the product page for 10220 doesn’t specify a width measurement. I guess it is exactly one LEGO T1 wide. It’s a shame they are not built to the same scale.
The interior looks to be fully detailed just like the T1 model and the side opens up for better access to the T1’s guts.
You can check out the 2,207-piece 10279 Volkswagen T2 Camper Van’s product page for more information. The set will go on sale on August 1, 2021 (which is shaping up to be a pretty huge new product day) for $179.99. No Early VIP Access for this set so you’ll have to wait.
LEGO provided a ton of pictures. I uploaded most of them and forewent including the “Lifestyle” images because they’re kinda dumb in my opinion.
LEGO 10279 Volkswagen T2 Camper Van Official Pictures
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