Electric mobility era has begun, Volkswagen wants to remind you to its glorious microbus era but this time with futuristic touch. Volkswagen I.D. BUZZ Concept Microbus is an all electric microbus that blends the origins of VW brand with its electrifying future, it features stylish and futuristic design to reflect transformation of the brand and its models. Starting in 2020, Volkswagen aims to develop a new completely new vehicle architecture, they will launch an entirely new generation of all electric vehicles, fully connected on the market. By the time they reach 2025, they want to sell one million of these vehicles and turn electric mobility into new trademark of Volkswagen.
I.D. BUZZ, this name means many thing, it stands for “Identity Idea”, “Individual”, or “Iconic Design” while the word BUZZ is a phonetic word play on “bus” and refers to silent “buzzing” of the drive system. Not only this car is huge inside but the technical concept makes it the most comfortable vehicle. Featuring silent drive system, long wheelbase of 129.9 inches, floor mounted battery that lowers this microbus center of gravity, thus resulting in balanced weight distribution.
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The electric drive system produces a total output of 369 horsepower with driving range of 600 kilometers. Shown in Detroit Auto Show, this microbus can accelerate from 0 to 60mph in just 5 seconds. It is claimed as the world’s first fully autonomous multi-purpose vehicle, I.D. BUZZ features autonomous pilot mode. A simple push on the steering wheel would make it retract and merge into the instrument panel, switching from manual control to fully auto pilot mode. Driver and passengers can maintain the status of the vehicle, it can be seen at all times on the tablet or through augmented reality head-up display.
The interior design aims to focus on the people, it should appeal to them and invite them to come in. thanks to multi-variable seating layout, passengers can turn this car into a family room, a bedroom, a small office to work, and many more. The interior of this car demonstrates that even mobile space can make you feel at home.