Volkswagen ID Buzz concept.
The German brand has once again confirmed during the events of Pebble Beach which will lead to production of the prototype electric ID Buzz concept, based on the new platform MEB for electric vehicles in the group. The production of this will begin in 2022 in Hannover, the same plant where are manufactured all generations of the iconic van classical in that it is based on this prototype.
The reason for choosing Pebble Beach for this announcement, as well as to reveal a few details of the future production version of, it is because it is precisely in California where the success of this vehicle became an icon.
is Not the first time that the brand is launching a concept based on the famous classic model, but after many rumors never came to fruition a production version. The new range ID electric Volkswagen has been the perfect excuse to employ the well-known lines of the van original. Like this, the future variant of the production will have two versions, standard and commercial, and also see it as a vehicle of transportation, or distribution.
it Will be a global model.
This is the third model that the German brand will launch its new range of electric vehicles, whose models will be autonomous from 2025 onwards. In the case of the ID Buzz, the commercial version will feature driving systems autonomous level 3.
Volkswagen has confirmed new details of the production model at Pebble Beach. The final version of the ID Buzz will have a length of 4.940 mm, thanks to the flexible nature of this platform, you can use the same schema as the rest of the smaller models of this electric range. In his version of greater capacity can accommodate 8 passengers.
Their autonomy final is expected to than 500 kilometres in the cycle NEDC and some 430 kms on cycle, EPA. You can incorporate versions of one or only two engines, with a maximum power estimated 370 horsepower. In the case of the concept presented at Detroit, to which correspond this image, this had two engines of 204 HP (150 kW), hosted on each axis with a maximum combined total of 367 HP. The battery pack is installed in the center of the frame and in the concept it had a capacity of 111 kWh.