Looking for an electric van that will help your business create a bit of a, err, buzz? Then good news: the retro-styled Volkswagen ID Buzz Cargo is now available to order.
Priced from £38,125, the commercial version of the new Volkswagen ID Buzz electric MPV shares that machine’s throwback Volkswagen Type 2-inspired styling, but swaps out the rear passenger area for an adaptable cargo area that can house loads of up to 3900 litres – that’s big enough for two Euro pallets loaded sideways.
The cargo area can be accessed via the boot or two sliding side doors. A fixed partition, which can be fitted with a window and loading opening, divides the cargo area from the driver’s cab.
Up front, the ID Buzz Cargo can be optioned with either two front seats or a bench that seats three. It also gets a central infotainment touchscreen and offers up to five USB-C charging points. If you select the two-seat interior, you also gain a large central storage box. The commercial version also gains extra cup holders compared to the passenger version, because you can never have enough coffee when you’re working, obviously.
The ID Buzz Cargo retains the MPV version's 77kWh battery and 150kW motor, with an official range of 256 miles. It will be offered in two trim levels, named Commerce and Commerce Plus.
The entry-level Commerce models feature LED headlights, three front seats, parking sensors and a 10in infotainment system. The £38,125 (excluding VAT) starting price also includes three services and one MOT.
The Commerce Plus trim starts from £42,375, and adds adaptive cruise control, keyless entry, Park Assist Plus, a rear-view camera, heated windscreen, the Discover Pro infotainment system and extra driver assistance features.
Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles will also offer the model on contract hire, with monthly payments starting at £479.
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