The new-generation Volkswagen Crafter will be launched in July and Ute and Van Guide will bring you a first drive review from an event being held in New Zealand.
In the meantime, the new-gen model (seen below) is proving a popular offering in many markets already.
April sales data released by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles shows total deliveries for the division in the month totalled 46,300 vehicles.
That number represents a healthy 16.2% increase on the same month last year.
Helping lead that strong increase in overall sales was a 35.4% increase in Crafter sales.
In total, 4,600 new Volkswagen Crafters were handed over to customers in April.
The Amarok enjoyed an 11.1% jump in sales with more than 6,100 Volkswagen pick-ups being handed over to global customers.
The only model to go into reverse was the Caddy, sales were down 3.1% for a 13,900 total.
Some of the best performing markets in April included Western Europe (+22.0%), Eastern Europe (+12.8%), South America (+24.3%), Asia-Pacific (+8.7%) and Africa (+6.5%).
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