Volkswagen has confirmed the long-wheelbase ID. Buzz seven-seat electrical folks mover will likely be launching in Australia within the first half of 2025.
Volkswagen Australia has additionally confirmed pricing for the short-wheelbase ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo will likely be introduced within the first quarter of 2024.
Volkswagen’s electrical Kombi made its native public debut on the Volkswagen Cronulla Surf Masters over the weekend, alongside a wealth of unique Sort 2 vans.
Within the lead-up to this occasion Volkswagen Australia confirmed it has logged round 500 expressions of curiosity for the ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo.
At present, all ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo short-wheelbase fashions are rear-wheel drive and use a 77kWh (web) lithium-ion battery and a single, rear-mounted electrical motor with 150kW of energy and 310Nm of torque.
Vary is as much as 425km based on WLTP testing. It may be DC fast-charged at charges as much as 170kW and AC charged at charges as much as 11kW.
The long-wheelbase seven-seat mannequin has an additional 250mm between the wheels, that means it measures 4962mm lengthy. It additionally has a bigger 85kWh battery and a extra highly effective 210kW rear electrical motor.
Volkswagen has additionally beforehand confirmed a dual-motor all-wheel drive GTX variant is within the works. Volkswagen Australia says it nonetheless desires this sporty mannequin although it hasn’t been formally confirmed simply but.
Briefly-wheelbase type the ID. Buzz GTX has a complete system outputs of 220kW, whereas in long-wheelbase type it has a complete system output of 250kW.
“There may be nothing on the street that melds love-brand heritage with new-age technical sophistication fairly just like the ID. Buzz,” mentioned Volkswagen Industrial Automobiles director Ryan Davies.
“We anticipate the good battery electrical automobile could rapidly grow to be the most well liked ticket on the town for households, retirees, tradies, surfers and the environmentally aware all instructed.”
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