While the T5’s age could point to the first version, the rumormill begs to differ. It is believed that the pedestrian safety and emissions regulations set to be enforced in Europe in 2020 will force VW to come up with a radically-improved design. If this turns out to be true, then we can expect the T6 to be an evolutionary model and wait for the T7 to bring the revolution.
The spied T6 test vehicles are a bit unusual. At first sight, these look like regular test mules, but while the covered front end is all new, the rest of the car’s body comes from the T5. Moreover, test mules don’t come with new interiors, but this ones does.
[Continued from above] . . . connecting with the tubercles located on each rib. The laminae across the vertebral arch of the T6 vertebra overlap with the T7 vertebra below to further protect the spine. Likewise, the downward projecting spinous process overlaps with that of the T7. Within the vertebral arch, the vertebral foramen that encloses and allows the passage of the spinal cord is smaller and circular.