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Volkswagen ID Buggy hits 17 Mile Drive

We take a quick spin in Volkswagen's ID Buggy in Pebble Beach, California.

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Steven Ewing

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This cute little thing is the VW ID Buggy concept.

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The ID Buggy is modeled after the original Meyers Manx dune buggy from the 1960s.

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With all-terrain tires, this Buggy concept is ready for the sand.

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A 62-kilowatt-hour battery provides enough range for 155 miles of driving (as measured on the European WLTP cycle).

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The entire interior is waterproof.

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The Buggy is a lot bigger than its Meyers Manx progenitor.

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The ID Buggy makes 201 horsepower and 228 pound-feet of sweet, electric torque.

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You sit inside the bathtub-like concept car shell.

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Will VW ever build it? Your guess is as good as ours.

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But considering how much we love the Meyers Manx, it'd be great if VW brought this to production.

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