The Volkswagen 1993 Westfalia LT Florida Camper Model History
Following on from the 1989 VW Westfalia Florida in 1993 the model had a facelift which included changes to the exterior paint color and logos as well as changes to the interior upholstery and various specifications as listed below.
1) 1993 - 1996 VW Westfalia LT Florida Camper engine options and approx price (exclusive tax when new in standard form):
From 02/1993 price list. Prices are in German Deutschmark and inclusive of tax.
Volkswagen LT 28 Florida Kat (Catalytic Convertor), Petrol Otto Motor 2.4 litre, 6 cylinder 69 KW (94 PS) . 5 Speed Gearbox, load weight 2800 kg, wheelbase 2500 mm, 71,099 DM
Volkswagen LT 28 D Florida, Diesel Motor with 2.4 litre, 6 cylinder 51 KW (69 PS), 5 Speed Gearbox, load weight 2800 kg, wheelbase 2500 mm 70,374 DM
Volkswagen LT 28 TD Florida, Turbo Diesel Motor with 2.4 litre, 6 cylinder 70 KW (95 PS), 5 Speed Gearbox, load weight 2800 kg, wheelbase 2500 mm 74,894 DM
Volkswagen LT 31 Florida Kat (Catalytic Convertor), Petrol Otto Motor 2.4 litre, 6 cylinder 69 KW (94 PS) . 5 Speed Gearbox, load weight 3100 kg, wheelbase 2500 mm, 73,629 DM
Volkswagen LT 31 D Florida, Diesel Motor with 2.4 litre, 6 cylinder 51 KW (69 PS), 5 Speed Gearbox, load weight 3100 kg, wheelbase 2500 mm 72,904 DM
Volkswagen LT 31 TD Florida, Turbo Diesel Motor with 2.4 litre, 6 cylinder 70 KW (95 PS), 5 Speed Gearbox, load weight 3100 kg, wheelbase 2500 mm 77,424 DM
The flooring in the rear of the 1993 - 1996 VW Westfalia LT Florida camper was a grey PVC hard wearing floor surface.
7) 1993 - 1996 Volkswagen Westfalia LT Florida Camper Door Trim Specification
Door trims - Grey with cloth insert to match upholstery.
8) 1993 - 1996 Volkswagen Westfalia LT Florida Camper Standard Model Specification
Four grey tinted, heat insulating and double glazed plexiglass windows in rear living area. Window opposite sliding door opens.
The right hand side rear door has an opening window.
The left hand side rear door has no window.
Curtains and Roller Blinds
The opening window on the left hand side is with roller blinds and mosquito nets. All other windows have grey clip on curtains.
Living / Bedroom Area
At the center of the vehicle is the spacious living / sleeping room with 2 large seats.
The 2 seater seat, behind the drivers cab, is adjustable to both driving and living position ie facing the front or rear. This seat folds horizontal to make part of the downstairs bed.
It is equipped with 2 lap belts.
The 2 seater seat at the rear also has 2 lap belts and folds horizontal to complete the downstairs bed.
To sleep the seat can be folded by simply tilting the backrest of the back cushion to make a double bed of 195 cm length and 125 / 115 cm wide. Foam is 8 cm thick.
Table 110 cm x 56 cm can be put in place as and when required.
Additional folding table on the left hand side wall.
Wardrobe at the left rear behind the seat bank.
At the rear on the right is the kitchen combination with two burner gas cooker, large sink with hot and cold water mixer tap, cutlery draw, storage for tableware/supplies and fridge.
42 litre fridge working from 12v, 220v and gas.
The vehicle is equipped with plenty of storage space. Inside the the middle bench, wardrobe, roof storage cupboards on the left and right hand side inside the vehicle, sideboard cupboard on the right hand side, cubby hole in floor near sliding door and material pockets at the end of the seats and next to the wardrobe.
The shower cell with wash basin at the rear left of the vehicle is constructed from glass fibre plastic in one piece so is completely watertight. Equipment includes a hot and cold water mixer tap with integrated shower head, mirror with integrated light and a place for a portable toilet.
The freshwater tank has a capacity of 100 litre. Ten litre gas operating hot water boiler. Additional 10 litre water reservoir in the warm water boiler. There is a central pump for running water and for hot water there is an automatically operating hot water boiler. Outside water fill up point with locking cap. Under the rear of the vehicle is a 70 litre waste water tank with swivel drain stop-cock.
External underbody 8 kg LPG tank with fuel level gauge, 3 way valve and Eis-Ex preheater for use in cold temperatures.
Thermostatically controlled underfloor Eberspacher 2300 WE night heater using either diesel or petrol depending on engine specified
220 Volt external hook up with internal outlet socket and safety trip cut out.
12 Volt circuit with two leisure batteries, split charge relay and automatic battery charger to power transistor lights, the water pump and the heater fan.
Three transistor lights (8W) and an 2 additional swan neck reading lights (5W) in the roof area.
12 Volt outlet / cigarette lighter in dashboard.
12 Volt outlet at rear above the control panel.
Control unit in rear with a diode display showing the charge level of the two batteries, a level indicator for the fresh water tank, switch and control light for Eis-EX preheater, a control indicator showing when the fridge or hot water boiler are operating on gas and switch and control knob for the hot water boiler.
The flooring was a plywood base with bitumen insulation and durable grey PVC overlay.
Driver and Passenger Seats
Westfalia comfort seats with integrated headrests and height adjustable armrests in upholstery matching the seat banks in the living area.
Additional Model Equipment
Rear fog light.
Two reversing lights.
Single tone horn.
Windscreen in laminated safety glass.
Electrically operated windows in the drivers cab.
Rear Step (removed if towbar specified).
Convex bugle mirrors on driver and passenger side.
90 Amp Alternator.
Power steering with steering wheel lock.
Three point inertia seat belts for driver and passenger.
Instrument panel part padded.
Clock and speedometer with resettable mileage trip.
Dual circuit and hand brake warning light.
Intermittent two speed wash / wiper.
9) Options available at extra cost included:
There were many options available at extra cost for your Westfalia LT Florida Camper. Below is a list of some of them taken from 02/93 price list. Prices include tax and are in German Deutschmark:
Towbar with ball type hitch. Cost 848 DM
Various battery options.
Various suspension options.
Halogen Fog Lights. Cost 377 DM
Radio, Stereo “Alpha” with aerial and 2 loudpeakers in the drivers cab. Cost 568 DM.
Radio, Stereo with Cassette “Beta” with aerial and 2 loudpeakers in the drivers cab. Cost 882 DM.
Headlight washers. DM 577 DM.
Underbody treatment for extreme conditions
10) Accessories available at extra cost included:
Coming soon !
11) 1993 - 1996 VW Westfalia LT Florida Camper Side Stripes and Logos
1993 - 1996 VW Westfalia LT Florida Camper side stripes and rear logo.
2) Links to 1993 - 1996 Volkswagen Westfalia LT Florida Camper Sales Brochures (Prospekt) and Price Lists (Preiseliste)
Please note that some of the links take you to an external site called vwpix.org, which is an excellent source of sales literature for all versions of VW camper van. Most of the brochures are in German language as this was the main market.