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CarsNew Volkswagen I.D. Buggy concept revealed ahead of Geneva debut

14:50  04 february  2019
14:50  04 february  2019 Source:   autoexpress.co.uk

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(4 Mar 2019) LEADIN: German auto maker Volkswagen is debuting a new , all-electric concept of its iconic dune vehicle Buggy ahead of the The VW ID . Buggy is reminiscent of a carefree time, before diesel scandals Volkswagen I . D . Buggy concept revealed - Geneva Motor Show - DrivingElectric

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New Volkswagen I.D. Buggy concept revealed ahead of Geneva debut © Auto Express VW I.D. Buggy concept - front

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Volkswagen's unrelenting onslaught of electric vehicle releases continues with the announcement of a new EV dune buggy concept.

Like the I.D. Buzz, the new car, expected to be called I.D. Buggy, takes inspiration from a past icon in VW’s history: the Beetle-based beach buggies of the ‘60s and ‘70s.

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Volkswagen debuts electric Buggy concept ATV at Geneva auto show. Nathan Bomey. USA TODAY. If you squint at Volkswagen 's latest reveal , you might be able to see all the way back to 1960s California. The ATV joins VW 's growing roster of electric concept vehicles with the I . D . nameplate

Volkswagen has released a couple design sketches depicting a new concept which will premiere next week in Geneva . Back in October last year, Volkswagen confirmed plans for a new Passat-based CC and about a month ago a rumor emerged about the possibility of seeing a preview concept at the

The concept is set to be revealed in full at the Geneva Motor Show in March, with only a couple of dark teaser images to whet our appetite until then.

New Volkswagen I.D. Buggy concept revealed ahead of Geneva debut © Provided by Dennis Publishing Limited VW I.D. Buggy concept - teaser The nods to the original are clear though: chunky, off-road tyres sit within huge wheel arches that flare out from the sides of the doorless cabin.

As with other I.D. models, the nose features a backlit Volkswagen logo, while the headlights take inspiration from the round spotlights of the original.

Extra protection for the buggy and its occupants come in the form of a rear roll bar and a skid plate to shield the floor pan.

That floorpan is a variation of the VW Group's MEB platform, and the concept has been produced, in part, to demonstrate its versatility.

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This is the brand new Volkswagen Arteon, a four-door ‘fastback’ that will be seen in the flesh for the first time at the Geneva Motor Show this week. It will be flagship model in the Volkswagen range, larger and more expensive than the Passat, whose basic platform it shares.

Volkswagen ’s design boss Klaus Bischoff, the brand’s technical and development board member Frank Welsch and Dr Diess have all pushed this Light is the new chrome for Volkswagen , with the round headlights echoing a signature of older Beetles, while the Buggy recharges via a socket hidden

While the original buggies were rear-engined and rear-wheel drive, the concept’s use of electric motors would enable the possibility of a twin-motor setup for four wheel drive.

As yet, however, no specs about the concept’s drive configuration, range or power output have been released.

While a production model isn’t yet confirmed, the concept shows that, thanks to MEB, niche models such as this are a possibility in future.

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