Volkswagen Employees and executives celebrated the first mass-produced, all-electric production ID buzz People move to its main plant in Hanover, Germany.
As the spiritual successor to the original Combi, Volkswagen ID. Buzz tops VW Australia’s list of favorites.
ID. Buzz T6.1-Generation Volkswagen Transporter and its derivatives, including Multivan, Caravel and California, built in the same factory.
German order recently opened for ID. Buzz, priced from বেস 54,270 ($ A80,850) in Base Pro camouflage or মূল্য 64,581 ($ A96,211) including value added tax (VAT).
These prices preceded the German government’s Electric Vehicle (EV) subsidy of € 6000 ($ A8938).
ID. The Buzz Cargo commercial van is cheaper, naturally – € 45,740 ($ A68,142) excluding VAT, or € 54,430 ($ A81,088) inclusive of tax.
In context, the base ID. The German-market price of the Buzz People Mover puts it around € 3000 below the base Mercedes-Benz EQV.
Including VAT but excluding EV subsidy, ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo operates over বেস 20,000 more than a base multivan or transporter, respectively.
ID. The base price of the Buzz People Mover puts it on top of the base Porsche McCann (ভ 64,464 including VAT) or 718 Cayman (€ 58,038), but below Base Touareg (€ 66,890)
The Australian base Volkswagen Touareg, 170TDI is currently priced at $ 87,990 before the on-road cost, and the base Porsche Macan is priced at $ 84,800 before the on-road cost.
MEB-based ID. Use buzz and cargo a 82kWh Batteries and a 150 kW/310Nm Rear electric motor, up to the claimed range 423 km (WLTP), and DC fast-charging speeds up to 170kW.
Despite the demand, we will wait until the end of 2024 to see the IDT. Buzz and its ID. Opponents of the Buzz Cargo Van in Australia.
“We are constantly talking to the fleet customers about not only the local government, but also about our future electric vehicles, because the demand is high, they want to go that route fast. [rather] From then on, ”Ryan Davis, brand director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Australia, told CarExpert last week.
“ID. The cargo is firmly on our radar as well as on ID. [but] Perhaps by the end of 2024 we can expect to sell it.
“We have big aspirations for the size of that car, so we are confident that we are going to get it. From what we have put on the table, from the point of view of volume, what we can achieve here, we think the factory will be very happy with that appetite. “
Volkswagen is focused on selling its IDs worldwide. EV ranges (ID. 3 hatches; ID.4, ID.5 and ID.6 crossovers; and now ID. Buzz and cargo ranges) first in Europe, China and North America, where demand and incentives are higher.
In a similar story to ID. Buzz, Australia will not receive ID.4 and ID.5 crossovers until the end of 2023, although they are already being sold in other markets.
The introduction of second-generation Renault Kangoo EV, Ford E-Transit and E-Transit Custom, and Mercedes-Benz eVito, EQV and eSprinter will significantly increase the space for electric vans in Australia over the next few years.
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