September 27, 2023


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VW Confirms Debut of 2024 ID.Buzz LWB U.S.-Spec Model in June

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  • The U.S. model of the VW ID.Buzz electrical van will debut in June, Volkswagen has confirmed.
  • It can have a long-wheelbase configuration and 7 seats as normal.
  • We count on it to reach for the 2024 mannequin 12 months, that means it might go on sale late this 12 months or early subsequent 12 months.

VW’s Microbus revival, the electrical ID.Buzz van, is already on sale in Europe, and now we’re lastly getting some updates on the U.S. model and when it would arrive on our shores. Volkswagen has confirmed that the long-wheelbase model of the Buzz will make its debut in June earlier than occurring sale in America for the 2024 mannequin 12 months. Our spy photographers have additionally noticed a prototype of the LWB van testing in wintry situations, giving us our first take a look at this totally different configuration.

2024 vw idbuzz lwb spied

KGP Pictures|Automobile and Driver

2023 volkswagen idbuzz eurospec


The distinction between the short-wheelbase European mannequin and the long-wheelbase U.S. mannequin is most evident if you happen to take a look at the size of the rear sliding doorways. In any other case, the 2 look practically similar on the surface. The U.S. model will come normal with three rows of seats and will provide seating for seven passengers, whereas the Euro model has two rows of seats. We count on another inside trim variations, though we’re hoping that the enjoyable inside shade choices make their strategy to our market.

VW has additionally instructed us that the larger U.S.-bound Buzz can have a bigger battery pack than the 77.0-kWh pack out there elsewhere. The bottom mannequin can have a single rear-mounted electrical motor producing 201 horsepower, and a dual-motor all-wheel-drive improve will likely be optionally available and will provide the identical 295 horsepower because the AWD choice within the ID.4 SUV.

2024 vw idbuzz lwb spied

KGP Pictures|Automobile and Driver

Search for extra info to return when the 2024 ID.Buzz makes its U.S. debut in June, together with pricing, vary estimates, and a extra concrete on-sale date.

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Regardless of being raised on a gentle eating regimen of base-model Hondas and Toyotas—or maybe due to it—Joey Capparella nonetheless cultivated an obsession for the automotive trade all through his childhood in Nashville, Tennessee. He discovered a strategy to write about automobiles for the varsity newspaper throughout his school years at Rice College, which ultimately led him to maneuver to Ann Arbor, Michigan, for his first skilled auto-writing gig at Car Journal. He has been a part of the Automobile and Driver workforce since 2016 and now lives in New York Metropolis.  

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