Few people know that the classic Volkswagen Camper Van is still
available to buy today, brand new, built in Brazil. The current camper
van has had many upgrades along the years and no longer uses it
air-cooled engine. The VW Camper is still more popular than ever
Volkswagen of America has taken a 1964 Deluxe
Microbus and retrofitted it with a collection of cutting edge
technologies. The retrofit, done as a publicity tool contains the
latest in audio, speech, sensors, displays, navigation, lighting,
batteries, solar cells, and much more.
Being called the Chameleon, this camper contains the classic looks
and features with future technologies hidden within with a mission to
continuously develop technologies that enhance the driving experience
while limiting driver distraction.
The original VW engine has been replaced with an all-electric-drive
engine powered by lithium polymer batteries. Surfboards mounted on the
roof are also lined with flexible solar panels that provide an
additional source of energy to this 100% electric vehicle.