Kombi's last rites: Farewell to a travel icon

By Laura Morrison, for CNN Updated 31st December 2013
Motley crew of lovable vans.
Motley crew of lovable vans.
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After 63 years of production, the last Kombi will roll out of its Brazilian factory at the end of 2013.
After 63 years of production, the last Kombi will roll out of its Brazilian factory at the end of 2013.
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The Kombi will be missed by outdoor lovers and camping fans.
The Kombi will be missed by outdoor lovers and camping fans.
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The Kombi does it all: camping, hauling and supplying parts.
The Kombi does it all: camping, hauling and supplying parts.
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There's more road ahead for the Kombi.
There's more road ahead for the Kombi.
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