1979 - Production of the T2 Bay stopped and was replaced by the new T25, although the bay was still manufactured in south america until as late as 2014.
The Devon elevating roof came as standard with the VW Continental, the self-locking elevating roof, opening towards the front for more headroom. Within the elevating roof is a comfortable double bed. It was a heavy duty fibreglass top with 2 air vents and reinforced plastic sides. The headlining incorporates a hardboard and expanded polystyrene insulation sandwich, minimising noise, vibration and condensation. Elevation and retraction were assisted by spring loaded metal tubing fixed to a double metal frame. Rigidity supports and safety catches were included