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The Volkswagen T3 Transporter, which was unveiled in 1979, set new standards for recreational and family activities. In contrast to the first two generations of the VW Transporter, the very squarish and matterof-fact shape of the T3 was far from charming for many customers. Nonetheless, its powerful boxer engine, greater comfort and the large amount of available space ensured the Volkswagen T3 soon became a firm favourite with customers. Manufactured between 1979 and 1992 as a bus, box van and flat-bed truck, it offered lots of opportunities to stamp your personal mark on the vehicle. Due to the great success of the VW T2 Westfalia camper van, the T3 was also designed as a Westfalia.

During its production period, there were a number of camping variants such as the ‘Joker’ basic model and the slightly more elaborately equipped ‘Club Joker’. In later years, the ‘Joker’ model was also marketed under the name ‘California’. Volkswagen subsequently launched the ‘Atlantic’, which was a more luxurious mobile home. Today, the original T3 ‘Joker’, ‘Club Joker’, ‘California’ and ‘Atlantic’ versions are an integral part of the Vdub scene and fetch high prices among collectors and fans.

Schuco presents the VW T3a ‘Joker’ Westfalia with folding roof as a top quality 1:18 scale metal model. The model is very appealing due to a number of lovingly created details. For instance, removing the engine cover hidden behind the tailgate provides a clear view of the highly detailed miniature engine. Just as perfect is the complete interior of the camper van that can be marvelled at through the side window and the opening and closing side door.

Due to its true-to-life detail and mechanical functions, such as functioning steering, prototypical suspension, perfectly reproduced folding roof and replica sliding door, the Volkswagen T3 ‘Joker’ from the Schuco Edition 1:18 is a top quality and highly sought-after collectible full of automotive emotion and charm.



Warning! Not suitable for children under 14 years.

  • Period: Historic
  • Material: Zinc Diecast
  • Model brand: Volkswagen
  • Scale: 1:18
  • Edition: 1000 pcs

VW T3a Westfalia Joker with folding roof, blue, 1:18

  • Article number: 450038700
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