Practical Motorhome Doubleback VW Camper review

Practical Motorhome's Jeremiah Mahadevan runs the rule over the stunning, innovative Doubleback camper, based on the venerable long-wheel base VW T5. UPDATE (13/05/2013): Danbury Motorcaravans has released a five-seater Doubleback. Watch our video review here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y9DcuewWOLI For the full details, visit: http://www.practicalmotorhome.com/news/danbury-build-vw-doubleback Subscribe now: http://bit.ly/1kx9wXx Welcome to the home of Practical Motorhome on YouTube - Britain's best motorhome magazine. This channel will give you regular videos, from inspiring travel guides to 'van and product reviews, friendly technical guides and more, all you need whether you're a first timer or a lifelong motorhome fan. Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/pmotorhome +1 us on Googlge+ : https://plus.google.com/+practicalmotorhome Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/practicalmotorhome

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2017 Volkswagen California Luxury VIP - interior Exterior and Drive
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Transformation of a normal Citroen Berlingo family car into a mini camper for two. The transformation is fully reversible.




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