The hope of seeing electric retro Volkswagen diluted despite being confirmed the ID. Buzz and have recently met a buggy electric that homenajeaba to the Beetle’s more along the story. While the cessation of the Volkswagen Beetle current has always foreshadowed the possibility of a return in the form of electric car, you will not be so. Volkswagen has returned to talk about the future of the Beetle, and we have bad news.
The presentation of the ID. Buggy has been a declaration of intentions on the part of Volkswagen about their strategy in both the electrification and the potential of the architecture MEB for the manufacture of any car that you want. However, this buggy has recovered the essence of the Beetle, a car of great importance in the history of Volkswagen, which despite being cancelled permanently, there are many who are struggling to recover through a reinvention in key electrical.
It shall not be so. The Volkswagen Beetle will not have a successor, even in electric version. In fact, Volkswagen is not working on any project in this regard. It’s unclear what has left no less than the CEO of Volkswagen Herbert Diess, in an interview with MotorTrend. The final point on the historic Beetle is final and Volkswagen dismiss any possibility of releasing a new version in the short or medium term.
The decline in sales of the latest Volkswagen Beetle next to the need to focus investments in the most profitable products and electromobility are the causes behind this decision – seemingly immovable – Volkswagen. The absolute priority of the signing of Wolfsburg is on the deployment of the range ID. a range of the that we already know 4 of the 5 models that will be launched from this same 2019 but where there is no room for a Beetle.