Volkswagen Will Revive Its Famous Minibus

Volkswagen Will Revive Its Famous Minibus
Volkswagen Will Revive Its Famous Minibus

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For the first time, the German automaker showed the revived minibus earlier this year at the Detroit auto show - then it was in the prototype stage, codenamed ID Buzz. Now Volkswagen has announced plans for the serial production of the electric bus, and it should go on sale in 2022.

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Externally, ID Buzz (the official name of the car has not yet been announced) practically copies the model that was very popular in Europe and North America from 1950 to 1980. In many ways, this German minibus can be called one of the symbols of the movement of the sixties and hippies. The revived version, however, is somewhat different in front - the nose of the car is not so "dull", but somewhat sloped. This is due to the fact that the batteries of the electric bus will be placed in its bottom. In addition, since the electric motor does not take up much space, the ID Buzz interior is promised to be very roomy: "It looks like a compact commercial van from the outside, but inside it is comparable in the amount of free space to a large SUV," according to an official press release on the concern's website …

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Volkswagen also announced that another all-electric sedan called the ID Crozz will be on sale before the ID Buzz goes on sale. It is assumed that it will be used to "run in" the concern's electric motors and the functionality of autonomous driving, which will then appear in the minibus.>

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