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The Volkswagen Type 2 (T1) is a panelvan from Volkswagen. Production began in 1950 and lasted until 1976, when the last remaining production run in Brazil was terminated.

The Type 2 is mostly known from its popularity in the counterculture movement of the 1960s. It was available with a series of flat-four engines with a horsepower range between 24 and 51 hp.


Need for Speed: Nitro

The Type 2 appears in Need for Speed: Nitro as a class c family car.

It is one of the starter cars, and is the cheapest car in its range with a price of $5,000. It is notable for having a strength rating of 5 and a drift rating of 1.

Thiago, the top racer in Rio de Janeiro, drives a Type 2 in all of the location's Bronze Cup race events except for the Drift Challenge, Time Attack, and Speed Trap events.


Thiago's Type 2 can be unlocked as a collectable car for use in both Arcade Mode and Career Mode, once all stars are obtained in all Rio de Janeiro Bronze Cup events.