The Volkswagen Transporter, based on the
Volkswagen Group's T platform, now in its sixth generation, refers to a series of vans produced over 60 years and marketed worldwide.
The T series is now considered an official
Volkswagen Group automotive platform.
 and generations are sequentially named T1, T2, T3, T4,T5 and T6. Pre-dating the T platform designations, the first three generations were named
Type 2, indicating their relative position to the
Type 1, or Beetle. As part of the T platform, the first three generations are retroactively named T1, T2 and T3.
The Transporter is the best-selling van in history with over 12 million units sold worldwide,
 and it comprises a gamut of variants including
campervans. Competitors include the
Toyota Hiace and