Volkswagen has brought its electric crossover concept to the LA Auto Show 2017, the VW. I.D. CROZZ, and the little SUV EV is something particularly special. That’s because, the German automaker says, while the show car may only be a concept today, the production car will be the first of VW’s next-generation EVs to hit US roads.
That’s not going to happen until 2020, mind, as part of what Volkswagen insists is its new commitment to “global leadership in electric mobility.” The I.D. CROZZ was first shown off at the Shanghai Motor Show earlier this year, though makes its North American debut this week in LA. it’s an important model for the car company.
Indeed, the production version of the I.D. CROZZ will make it to dealerships before VW’s other hotly-anticipated EV, the production version of the I.D. BUZZ “Microbus”. VW confirmed earlier this year that, in the face of a vocal and positive response to the I.D. BUZZ concept, it would be giving the green light – no pun intended – to the bus. However, that’s not due to go on sale until 2022.
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