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VW’s Electric Symphony: Jamming with the ID. Buzz – The Cool Cat of the Electric Van World

Buckle up, fellow thrill-seekers, because Volkswagen is unleashing the ID. Buzz, the electric wonder that’s not just a van; it’s a spiritual successor to the iconic Volkswagen Transporter. This snazzy electric bus is one of the stars in VW’s electrified ID. lineup, set to dazzle South Africa and leave other vehicles green with envy. And if you’re on the hunt for your next VW, CARmag has got you covered – but we’re warning you, the ID. Buzz might steal the show!

Let’s dive into the electric symphony of the ID. Buzz with some fast facts. The price? To be confirmed, because good things are worth the wait. Power? Brace yourself for 150 kW of pure electric muscle. Torque? A hefty 310 N.m – enough to make any petrolhead reconsider their allegiance. This electric chariot dances on the rear wheels, hitting 0-100 km/h in 10.2 seconds with a top speed of 145 km/h. It’s not just a van; it’s a groovy, speed-loving bus with a twist.

Why is the ID. Buzz a big deal, you ask? Well, it’s not just a people mover; it’s a design masterpiece. Crafted on VW’s dedicated MEB platform, it pays homage to the classic Type 2 from 1949. Picture a near full-length glasshouse, a distinct D-pillar design, and an oversized VW badge on the nose – it’s like the past met the future, and they decided to throw a party.

But that’s not all. The ID. Buzz is not just a pretty face; it’s got an interior that’s as cool as the exterior. Upholstery made from recycled materials? Check. A second-row backrest that tilts for maximum chill? Double-check. And for all your charging cables, there’s a tiered floor in the luggage area – because style should meet practicality.

Now, let’s talk about the ID. Buzz’s day out. From Munich to the German/Austria border, this electric maestro waltzed through towns, turning heads and making a statement. It’s an effortless cool-looking, “old-school” van that has families itching to hit the road, even if it’s just a trip to the local shops.

But, and there’s always a but, the real test comes with charging. The ID. Buzz faced the classic EV guessing game, trying to find the right charging station without a pre-paid card. It’s a tale of twists and turns, from a thumbs-down at a charging station under repair to the frustration of missing out on a massive 150 kW charger. It’s the electric road trip drama you didn’t know you needed.

In conclusion, driving the ID. Buzz is like hitting the open road with your favorite band playing in the background – exciting, invigorating, and downright cool. It’s a road trip vehicle, a family chariot, and a symbol of VW’s electric future. So, if you’re ready to join the electric symphony and be the envy of the road, keep an eye out for the ID. Buzz – because it’s not just a van; it’s a lifestyle, man.

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