Gallery: Bulli: Volkswagen Releases an All-Electric Concept Version of ...

 

In the spirit of the iconic VW bus that debuted over 60 years ago, Volkswagen unveiled a new compact concept version, the Bulli. Named after what Germans called the original version, the new bus runs on an all electric motor but is modeled, in spirit, after its freewheeling ancestor. With a driving range of up to 184 miles and a pair of seats that fully recline to make room for a bed, Volkswagen is poised to make this their new, zero-emissions road trip automobile.

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  1. Cessquill April 18, 2011 at 9:34 am

    If it can accommodate up to five people, why are there six seat belts?

    I don’t know about this. I’m fearing that an iPad is a pre-requisite, and unless it’s affordable, just how much freedom is it going to evoke?

    Are the free-spirited surfers from the 60s now looking to surf on the capitalist greed that they were once fighting against?

    Plus it’s name. I appreciate where it’s from, but…

    I hope I’m wrong.

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