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Transporter/Type 2 Model Numbers
1950 - 1967 | Special Order Models | 1968 - 1979 | Brazilian Models

Transporter models are indicated with a 2 digit code. Until January, 1959, the transporter model was prefixed by a 2, for example, 2/23 would be a Kombi.
A third digit is used to specify variations on a basic model. A 4th digit, if present, indicates paint finish, where:

1= Vehicle supplied in Primer
2= Nitro-Lacquer finish
3= Synthetic resin finish
0,4,5,6,7= Unknown

1950 - 1967
21 - Panel Van

Model

Description
211 Cargo doors right, left hand drive
213 Cargo doors left, left hand drive
214 Cargo doors left, right hand drive
215 Cargo doors right and left, left hand drive
216 Cargo doors right and left, right hand drive
22/28 - Microbus

Model

Description
221 Cargo doors right, left hand drive, full middle seat
223 Cargo doors left, left hand drive, full middle seat
224 Cargo doors left, right hand drive, full middle seat
225 Cargo doors right, sunroof, left hand drive, full middle seat
228 Cargo doors left, sunroof, right hand drive, full middle seat
281 Cargo doors right, left hand drive, short middle seat
285 Cargo doors right, sunroof, left hand drive, short middle seat
23 - Kombi

Model

Description
231 Cargo doors right, left hand drive
233 Cargo doors left, left hand drive
234 Cargo doors left, right hand drive
235 Cargo doors right, sunroof, left hand drive
237 Cargo doors left, sunroof, left hand drive
238 Cargo doors left, sunroof, right hand drive
24/25 - Microbus Deluxe

Model

Description
241 Cargo doors right, left hand drive, full middle seat
244 Cargo doors left, right hand drive, full middle seat
251 Cargo doors right, left hand drive, short middle seat
26 - Pick-Up and Double Cab

Model

Description
261 Single Cab, tool compartment lid right, left hand drive
263 Single Cab, tool compartment lid left, left hand drive
264 Single Cab, tool compartment lid left, right hand drive
265 Double Cab, cab door right, left hand drive
267 Double Cab, cab door left, left hand drive
268 Double Cab, cab door left, right hand drive
27 - Ambulance

Model

Description
271 Cargo doors right, left hand drive
273 Cargo doors left, left hand drive
274 Cargo doors left, right hand drive
29 - Prototype

Model

Description
29 Prototype Transporters


The following are sonderausfuhrungen or special models, that could be ordered directly from the VW Factory

Special Order Models
SO1 Westfalia mobile shop
SO2 Highroof mobile shop
SO3 Police: Mobile office/road traffic accident emergency vehicle
SO4 Police: road traffic accident emergency vehicle (from 1965)
SO5 Refrigerated vehicle with 140mm insulating board
SO6 II Refrigerated vehicle with 80mm insulating board
SO6 III Refrigerated vehicle for meat products
SO7 Frozen food transport with chiller
SO8 Pick-Up with hydraulic lifting bucket
SO9 Pick-Up with hydraulic lifting bucket
SO10 Pick-Up with hydraulic lifting bucket (smaller than SO9)
SO11 Pick-Up with turntable ladder
SO12 Pick-Up with steel shutter access to enclosed storage box on bed
SO13 Pick-Up with enclosed storage box on bed
SO14 Pick-Up, Kombi, or Panelvan with carrier for long pipes or poles
SO15 Pick-Up with hydraulic tipper bed
SO16 Double-Cab Conversion (Binz 1953-59)
SO19 Exhibition and display Bus
SO21 Pick-Up with wide-load bed (from 1965)
SO21 Panelvan fitted with Wido multi-layout shelving system
SO22 Westfalia camper kit
SO23 Westfalia camper with small roof hatch
SO24 Pick-Up (Single or Double Cab) with trailer for longer pipes or poles
SO25 Pick-Up low loader
SO29 Ambulance trailer with emergency disaster equipment (until 1964)
SO29 Catastrophe and disaster emergency vehicle
SO30 Ambulance with rolling stretcher undercarriage assembly
SO31 Pick-Up with heating oil tank and dispenser pump
SO32 Pick-Up with roller blind access to enclosed storage box on bed
SO33 Westfalia camper with small roof hatch
SO34 Westfalia camper with small roof hatch and white laminate cabinets
SO35 Westfalia camper with small roof hatch and dark wood cabinets
SO36 Side elevating roof (Dormobile top)
SO42 Westfalia camper
SO44 Westfalia camper with small pop-top in roof
SO45 Westfalia camper kit "Camping Mosaic" (similar to SO42)


1968 - 1979

21 - Delivery Van

Model

Description
211 Sliding door right, left hand drive
214 Sliding door left, right hand drive
215 Sliding door right and left, left hand drive
216 Sliding door right and left, right hand drive
22/28 - Microbus

Model

Description
221 Sliding door right, left hand drive
224 Sliding door left, right hand drive
225 Sliding door right, sliding roof, left hand drive
228 Sliding door left, sliding roof, right hand drive
281 Seven seater, sliding door right, left hand drive
285 Seven seater, sliding door right, sliding roof, left hand drive
23 - Kombi

Model

Description
231 Sliding door right, left hand drive
234 Sliding door left, right hand drive
235 Sliding door right, sliding roof, left hand drive
24/25 - Microbus L

Model

Description
241 Left hand drive
244 Right hand drive
251 Seven seater, left hand drive
26 - Pick-Up and Double Cab

Model

Description
261 Pick-up, side panel lid right, left hand drive
264 Pick-up, side panel lid left, right hand drive
265 Double Cab, cab door right, left hand drive
268 Double Cab, cab door left, right hand drive
27 - Ambulance

Model

Description
271 Sliding door right, left hand drive
274 Sliding door left, right hand drive


Brazilian Models
201 KOMBI LUXO COM 6 PORTAS - Kombi deluxe with 6 doors
Two single cargo doors right and left, left hand drive, full middle seat
With 13 windows from model year 1963
Special model, built to order only from time to time in small numbers
201 B-046 KOMBI-TÁXI STANDARD - Kombi-taxi standard
Two single cargo doors right and left, left hand drive, full middle seat, with 6 doors
With 13 windows from model year 1963
Special model, built to order only from time to time in small numbers
204 KOMBI LUXO - Kombi deluxe
Cargo doors right, left hand drive, full middle seat
Instead of German type 22
With 15 windows from model year 1963
Up through 1962 called KOMBI ESPECIAL, with 11 windows
211 FURGÃO - Panelvan
Cargo doors right, left hand drive
211 B-059 IDEM, COM DIFERENCIAL TRAVANTE
Same as 211 with anti-slip differential
211 B-056 FURGÃO COM JANELA PANORÂMICA TRASEIRA
Panel van with rear panoramic window - large rear hatch window, like type 24/25
231 KOMBI STANDARD
With 15 windows from model year 1963
Up through 1962 with 11 windows
Cargo doors right, left hand drive
231 B-060 IDEM, COM DIFERENCIAL TRAVANTE
Same as 231 with anti-slip differential
231 KWB-046 KOMBI - TÁXI STANDARD
Kombi-taxi standard, with 4 standard doors
261 PICK-UP
Built since 1967
Single Cab, tool compartment lid right, left hand drive
261 B-059 IDEM, COM DIFERENCIAL TRAVANTE
Same as 261 anti-slip differential
271 AMBULÂNCIA - ambulance kombi
Cargo doors right, left hand drive
Notes All Brazilian type2's have always been called "Kombi".

All Brazilian Deluxes:
With: 2-tone paint and deluxe-trim
Without: Dash clock, sunroof/roof windows, and rocker moldings

Various special models, especially for the Police, have their own model type number extensions, e.g. for:
Police funeral / prisoners / survey / technical control cars

Some model type numbers comprise both models 1500 (split screen / T1 / until model 1975)
and 1600 (bay window front from Oct 1975/model 1976)
Versions with differential are Split/T1 only


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