The ID. Buzz is Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ first all-electric vehicle and features a 77kWh lithium-ion battery, supplying 150kW (204 PS) to a rear-mounted electric motor that develops 310Nm of torque and is capable of an all-electric driving range of up to 400 – 420 Kilometres.
The customer online configurator is now enabled at http://www.volkwagenvans.ie and orders of the new ID. Buzz passenger and ID. Buzz Cargo can now officially be placed here in Ireland. Whether as an electric MPV for family, leisure or business, or as a commercial vehicle for companies, the zero emission all-rounder is available for order at Volkswagen Retailers across the country.
The ID. Buzz Cargo is set to make an electrifying entrance to the market offering a broad range of trim lines to suit all needs. The ID. Buzz Cargo starts at an ex. VAT price €41,538 with cruise control, dual sliding doors and parking sensors (front & rear) as standard. The mid-tier Cargo Executive offers the addition of 19” ‘Tilburg’ alloy wheels, adaptive cruise control, “Keyless Entry” central locking and rear view camera system starting from €51,862. The flagship trim, the Cargo Max features 20” ‘Solna’ alloy wheels, “Travel and Park assist” along with Discover Pro Navigation starting from €55,187. The prices shown for ID. Buzz Cargo are ex. VAT and are inclusive of the current government grant of €3,800.
The ID. Buzz launches with four trim levels: Life, Family, Tech and Max. The entry-level Life starts at €65,890 and offers LED headlights, heated windscreen, the Buzz box removable storage, Discover Pro navigation and infotainment with 10” colour touchscreen, and wireless charging. Family, priced from €70,460 adds the ‘IQ. Light’ LED matrix headlights, heated driver seat and single passenger seat, rear view camera and “Park Assist”. Next in line the Tech is priced at €72,055. This specification boasts 20” ‘Solna’ alloy wheels, a Power tailgate with “Easy Open” and a 12” colour touchscreen for optimal visual experience. The ID. Buzz Max is the complete trim variant in addition to previous features it has 21” ‘Bromber’ alloy wheels and dual power sliding doors. The interior gains 30-colour ambient lighting system and comfort seats in the front and retails at €75,930
App Connect is standard along with a multi-function steering wheel for comfort.
Sustainability is also an integral part the new ID. Buzz, from design, to manufacturing, to the road. The interior features recycled synthetic material and leather-free, in addition to the all-electric powertrain. The ID. Buzz is manufactured using sustainable components: battery housings and wheel rims are made from green aluminium and tyres from low-emission production.
Alan Bateson, Managing Director of Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles Ireland commented at their arrival: “The launch of the ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo has been one of our most successful launches in the brand’s history, the interest levels in Ireland to date have been phenomenal which is a true testament to this evolutionary, ground-breaking addition to our range. We’re delighted to now be in a position to allow our customers to build this vehicle online using our customer configurator whilst our dealer network are waiting and ready to take orders”