Back in 1999, rumors began circulating about a new Transporter that harked back to its T1 roots, much like the New Beetle, which had started life as a concept only vehicle. In 2001 VW unveiled this retro Microbus concept, (pic 1), which turned out a bit of a Marmite job. Plans to put it into production were shelved in 2005 and over the next ten years various such concepts came and went from the Hannover drawing boards.
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