Volkswagen reveals VW ID Buggy
Volkswagen Group is a global automotive manufacturer. The company has a range of concept vehicles. The recent announcement from the company is VW ID Buggy. This dune buggy highlights VW’s latest MEB platform.
The company is announcing a series of ID concept vehicles. VW is also expecting commercial production of VW ID concept car by 2020. The ID concept car will be the first electric vehicle from Volkswagen for masses.
The idea of dune buggies goes back to 1964. In those days Bruce Mayers assembled the first dune buggy from shortened VW beetle chassis. These buggies became famous as it traveled from Tijuana to La Paz in record race time. It became a classic car in 1970.
The modern VW ID buggy
VW is continuing its legacy but now it’s completely electric. The new concept of Buggy has its conceptual origin from famous historical buggy models from California.
Volkswagen has a MEB (Modern Electric Toolkit) platform for all its upcoming electric vehicles. This particular platform is flexible and capable enough to accommodate the odd shape and sizes like VW ID buggy. Hence it proves the flexibility of the VW MEB platform.
The buggy has no traditional roof lines and no doors. Furthermore, the free-standing wheels and
The buggy is more than a car and it has an attitude of its own. The VW ID buggy highlights non retro exposition of classic buggy with emotional touch of electric mobility.Klaus Bischoff, Head Designer, Volkswagen.
Furthermore, the MEB platform has immense potential. The customization on this platform is endless. The company can use it to make off bit vehicles in future along with large scale series production vehicles.
The VW ID buggy is just a concept and we really don’t know if VW will produce it commercially. The buggy really looks stunning and we need to appreciate the designers for the efforts. Although if we are able to see the commercial model of ID buggy then it will be surely a great companion for off-road adventure.
Take the glimpse of VW ID buggy
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