Volkswagen Business Automobiles is accepting deposits for the retro-styled ID Buzz MPV, after reinventing its iconic camper idea for the EV age.
Prospects can place a £2,000 pre-booking charge with their seller between 30 Could and 30 June to safe a precedence slot to specify their ID Buzz through the ordering window.
The pre-order is accessible on the five-seater ID Buzz mannequin and never the Cargo variant.
The brand new electrical autos are anticipated to reach in dealerships in October.
The ID Buzz shares a platform with the present VW ID vary of vehicles and might be bought alongside the new Multivan, which can change the present Caravelle, Sharan and Touran folks carriers.
The vary at the moment begins at £57,115 for the Life, rising by £61,915 for the Type and as much as £62,995 for the first Version.
The Cargo van model is predicted to be priced from round £40,000.
Initially, a single-motor rear-wheel-drive powertrain might be provided, utilizing an 82kWh battery fo a 258-mile vary.
The motor is shared with different VW ID autos and produces 204PS and 309Nm.
A extra highly effective dual-motor model will be part of the vary subsequent yr.
The car can also be geared up for 170kW DC quick charging, permitting the battery degree to rise from 5% to 80% in about half-hour.
At 4,712mm lengthy, the Buzz sits between the VW Caddy and Transporter. It has a wheelbase of two,988 mm.
The van provides a load house of three.9 cubic metres, which is lower than the 5.8 cubic metres behind the smallest T6.1 Transporter.
There’s no official payload data, but, however the Buzz Cargo has a projected determine of 585Kg.
The brand new mannequin line’s help methods embrace a Car2X native warning system, which utilises indicators from different autos and the transport infrastructure to identify hazards in actual time.
Additionally included as customary is the Entrance Help emergency braking operate and, within the MPV, the Lane Help lane-keeping assistant.
A brand new system: Journey Help with swarm knowledge, which facilitates partially automated driving throughout the complete velocity vary and, for the primary time, assisted lane-changing on the motorway, might be out there as an possibility.
Volkswagen Business Automobiles will launch a new Amarok pick-up truck in 2023, following the introduction of the Buzz.