VW New Electric Dune Buggy
|VW's Electric Dune Buggy, the I.D. Buggy|
Inspired by California Buggies in 1960's
VW's electric concept, all terrain vehicle just debuted at the Geneva International Motor Show. It's called the I.D. Buggy and is inspired by California dune buggies from long ago in the 1960's. This electric dune buggy joins VW's new group of electric vehicles including the VW microbus, the ID Buzz which is a reinvention of VW's popular minibus.
VW Inspired By Electric Power
The I.D Buggy has a 4 cylinder boxer engine in the rear with 201 horsepower and 155 miles of battery range. It accelerates from 0 to 62 mph in 7.2 seconds with top speeds of 99 mph. It seats 2 but is expandable for another two passengers and an extra electric motor for 4 wheel drive.
This is a concept vehicle. It has no doors, no roof and is meant for no-frills driving. It does have roll-over support, reinforced windshields and off-road tires. No information yet when it will be produced and introduced in the US and beyond.