Love Buzz: VW opens order books for new all-electric ID Buzz vans
VOLKSWAGEN has now opened the order books for its new all-electric Volkswagen ID Buzz, with prices starting at a rather hefty £57,115.
The first all-electric vehicle from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, the ID Buzz features a 77 kWh lithium-ion battery that delivers 150 kW (201 hp) to a rear-mounted electric motor that develops 229 ft lb of torque and a All-electric range allows for up to 258 miles.
The new ID Buzz starts with three trim levels: Life, Style and 1st Edition. The entry-level Life starts at £57,115 and offers LED headlights, heated windscreen, removable ‘buzz box’ storage, Discover Pro navigation and infotainment with a 10-inch color touchscreen and wireless charging.
Priced from £61,915, Style adds the IQ. Lightweight LED matrix headlights and adaptive interior lighting and tailgate surround lighting, while the top 1st edition starts at £62,995 and includes 21-inch Bromberg alloy wheels, Discover Max navigation system with 12-inch color touchscreen and comfort seats with memory function .
All ID Buzz variants are optionally available in two-tone paint and have a digital cockpit with up to eight USB interfaces, including three standard USB-C ports for fast charging, Hello ID voice control and online functionality via We Connect and Wir connect plus.
The interior is made from recycled plastic and is “leather-free” in addition to the all-electric powertrain. The ID Buzz is made from sustainable components, with green aluminum battery housings and rims and low-emission tires.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles plans to produce up to 15,000 ID Buzz and ID Buzz Cargo this year. When production is running at full speed, up to 130,000 vehicles per year are produced at the VW plant in Hanover.
Customers who have paid a deposit during the June pre-booking window to secure a preferred spot on the order book are currently being invited to spec their cars, with the ID Buzz Cargo van order books opening soon.
:: Visit volkswagen-vans.co.uk for more information on the ID Buzz and how to configure a model