The revival of the Dune Buggy, recreated as an ELECTRIC Dune Buggy known as the VW ID Buggy, is an amazing looking concept that brings another angle to the All-Electric transformation the automobile industry is experiencing. Whether or not is actually successful as a model, whoever buys them will clearly be the beach types with the money, who simply NEED ONE!
Elvis, James Bond and Steve McQueen, they all drove it: The dune buggy of the 1970s. The cult-classic car returns – this time all-electric. The new MEB-based Volkswagen study is celebrating its premiere at the Geneva International Motor Show. …
“We decided on the Buggy because we think it’s a real emotional Volkswagen project, ” said Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess. The ID Buggy concept joins the increasingly crowded ID EV lineup built upon the automaker’s MEB platform. “It’s a very versatile platform,” Diess said.
In the race toward electrification, some car companies are more motivated than others. Take Volkswagen: Still reeling from the fallout of its Dieselgate scandal, the German giant’s various arms are announcing, developing, and trying to sell EVs at a dizzying pace, from Audi’s E-Tron SUV to Porsche’s Taycan, to a slew of VWs in the pipeline.
In January, Volkswagen teased a new electric dune buggy, a modern reinterpretation of the classic American dune buggies that were first created in the 1960s. Now, the battery-powered buggy is making its global debut this week at the Geneva Motor Show, and it has a name: the I.D.