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UK spec for new VW ID Buzz GTX and LWB people movers revealed

June 27, 2024

Full details of two new models in the Volkswagen ID Buzz range have been revealed.

The sporty ID Buzz GTX will get 21-inch black alloys, an electrically dimmable panoramic glass roof, ambient lighting, memory power seats, special Black Artvelour microfleece seat fabric and a leather wrapped heated steering wheel.

As well as being the most powerful Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles model, with 337hp and a 0-62mph time of just 6.1 seconds, the four-wheel-drive GTX also gets an exclusive grille design to make the model stand out.

The ID Buzz GTX with normal wheelbase is available with five seats and gets a 40:60 split three-seat bench in the second row, or can be had as a six-seater with two individual seats each in the second and third rows.

The GTX also gets a unique front bumper to go with its gloss black honeycomb grille. There’s new side air guide elements and GTX lettering. Models come with the option of a new Cherry Red solid paint finish that will be exclusive to the ID Buzz GTX.

Alternatively, it can be specified with Mono Silver metallic as a two-tone paint finish.

Pricing details for the ID Buzz LWB (long wheelbase) have also been released with a starting price of £59,545. The longer wheelbase ID Buzz gets space for up to seven passengers as standard and a larger 86kWh battery to give it a combined range of up to 291 miles on the WLTP combined cycle.

The range starts with the 86kWh ID Buzz Life LWB 286PS with a better equipped 86kWh ID. Buzz Style 286PS available for £64,345 – and a slightly reduced range of 286 miles. Both LWB models get the same 283hp single motor as the normal wheelbase versions. 

The ID Buzz dimensions for the LWB are improved over the standard model and now measures 4,962mm in length, compared to 4,712mm for the normal wheelbase version.

The increased length has been achieved by stretching the wheelbase from 2,989mm to 3,239mm.

The additional 25 mm has been added to the wheelbase and the sliding rear doors, which have been widened by 192mm.

The ID Buzz width is 1,985mm (excluding its exterior mirrors) and it has a height of 1,927mm.

In the five-seater ID Buzz LWB has luggage space for up to 1,340 litres, compared to 1,121 litres in the normal model.

With the second and third row seats folded, the ID Buzz LWB rear stowage space increases to 2,469 litres, and when using all seven seats, the ID. Buzz LWB still has 306 litres of space. 

Volkswagen ID Buzz LWB Life spec:

  • 19" "Tilburg" bi-colour alloy wheels
  • LED headlights with LED rear combination lights
  • Illuminated door handle recesses
  • Dark tinted rear windows
  • Sliding rear door on the left and right
  • Discover Pro' navigation system with 12.9" colour touchscreen
  • App-Connect including App-Connect Wireless for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
  • Two USB-C ports in dashboard, one USB-C charging socket in front passenger area, and four USB-C charging sockets in rear
  • 2-zone Climatronic with enhanced air filter and stationary air conditioning
  • Heated front seats
  • Heated, leatherette wrapped multifunction steering wheel with touch control
  • Split folding rear seat bench (60:40)
  • ‘Buzz box’ - removable centre console with storage compartments and mounting points in floor between front seats
  • Autonomous Emergency Braking Front Assist with Pedestrian and Cyclist Monitoring
  • Adaptive Cruise Control ACC Stop & Go with speed limiter
  • Area view camera
  • Park Assist Plus incl. Park Distance Control
  • Dynamic Road Sign Display
  • 10-colour ambient lighting, and footwell lighting in front and rear
  • 11 kW AC charging power
  • Charging cable mode 3

Volkswagen ID Buzz LWB Style trim: (on top of Life)

  • 20" "Solna" bi-colour alloy wheels
  • IQ.LIGHT - LED matrix headlights with automatic headlight control, poor weather light, entry lighting
  • LED rear combination lights with dynamic turn signal
  • Power sliding doors left & right with Easy Open and Easy Close with power sliding windows in second row
  • Power tailgate (opening/closing) with Easy Open and Easy Close
  • Multi-flex board (brings the boot space to height of seats when folded flat)
  • Pedals in stainless steel, with play and pause symbols
  • Head up display
  • Harman Kardon Premium sound system

Volkswagen ID Buzz GTX specification: (on top of Style)

  • 21" "Townsville" black alloy wheels
  • Exclusive GTX grille
  • Panoramic glass roof - electrically dimmable
  • 30-color ambient lighting
  • Power seats in front with memory feature and driver seat with Smart Comfort entry aid
  • Black Artvelour ECO microfleece seat upholstery with red stitching detail and GTX design
  • Leather-wrapped, heated multifunction steering wheel
Written by: thevanreviewer 

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