UK order books are now open for the new, fully-electric Volkswagen ID. Buzz, with prices starting from £57,115.
The ID. Buzz is Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ first pure-electric vehicle and features a 77kWh lithium-ion battery, supplying 150kW to a rear-mounted electric motor that develops 310Nm of torque and is capable of an all-electric driving range of up to 258 miles.
With sustainability an integral part of the Buzz, from design, to manufacturing, to the road, the interior features recycled synthetic material and is leather-free, in addition to the vehicle’s all-electric powertrain. Manufactured using sustainable components, the ID. Buzz sports battery housings and wheel rims made from green aluminium and tyres from low-emission production.
Launched with three trim levels – Life, Style, and a 1st Edition – the entry-level Life starts at £57,115 and has LED headlights, heated windscreen, the Buzz box removable storage, Discover Pro navigation and infotainment with 10” colour touchscreen, and wireless charging. Style, priced from £61,915 adds the ‘IQ. Light’ LED matrix headlights and adaptive interior ambient lighting and tailgate surround lighting.
The range-topping 1st Edition is priced at £62,995. This specification includes a full range of safety, security and convenience features, including 21” ‘Bromberg’ alloy wheels, Discover Max navigation system with 12” colour touchscreen and comfort seats with memory function
All ID. Buzz variants feature a digital cockpit and are available with the iconic two-tone paint option. With up to eight USB interfaces, including three USB-C ports for rapid charging supplied as standard, Hello ID. voice control and online functionality via We Connect and We Connect Plus, the ID. Buzz is prepared for the future.
Customers were able to place a deposit during a pre-booking window in June to secure a priority spot in the order book and these customers will now be invited to spec their car. Order books for the ID. Buzz Cargo van will open next month.
In April this year, the Buzz was named Electric Car of the Year at the Top Gear Electric Awards 2022. Judges praised the ID. Buzz for its iconic style, which pays homage to the original Volkswagen T1’s design. High quality and responsive driving capabilities were also highlighted as impressive elements of the vehicle.