Volkswagen e-Beetle, e-Golf Traditional and e-Safari trademark purposes trace at electrical basic automobile conversations
By June and July this yr, the VW Group has submitted purposes for e-Karmann, e-Kubel, e-Golf Traditional, e-Beetle and e-Safari names.
In fact, a trademark submitting doesn’t affirm that each one of those fashions will probably be produced. Nevertheless VW has set precedent right here; in September 2019 it utilized to trademark the identify e-Kafer, and ultimately yr’s Frankfurt Motor Present, a completely electrical, basic Beetle convertible of the identical identify was revealed.
In the case of the e-Kafer, the work isn’t carried out by Volkswagen themselves, however by basic EV conversion specialists eClassics. The official Volkswagen Group Parts division provides model new electrical drivetrains to eClassics. The identical firm, primarily based simply outdoors Stuttgart, has additionally produced the e-Bulli: a zero emission Kind 1 Samba Bus.
Each of those automobiles are geared up with working gear from the most recent e-Up. This consists of an 81bhp electrical motor mixed with a 36.8kWh battery which, within the case of the Beetle, permits for a circa-124 mile vary.
Past the basic VWs up for EV convection, Volkswagen Group Parts bosses have instructed beforehand that different basic fashions from throughout the Group’s portfolio of manufacturers, just like the Porsche 356, might be made accessible with comparable conversions.
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