Volkswagen’s Bulli Concept Microbus Car Is Presented During The 81st International Motor Show In Switzerland

By on Mar 2, 2011 in Automobile, Business, Lifestyle, Technology, Travel Comments
Volkswagen's Bulli Concept Microbus Car
Volkswagen hippie bus
Volkswagen’s Bulli Concept Microbus Car(Above)
Volkswagen Camper or Hippie Bus (Below)

Image Credit: AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus/Wikipedia

Volkswagen AG presented its microbus car concept during the 81st International Motor Show in Geneva, Switzerland on Tuesday, March 1, 2011. The concept version known by its German name, the Bulli is a modification of the microbus which was introduced in 1950, international news reported.

The Volkswagen Bulli looks similar to the Volkswagen Type 2 which was also called as the Hippie Bus during the 1960’s. The new concept has a modern twists as it is powered by an electric motor and uses an iPad to control the entertainment system. It also has a climate control and other functions that cannot be found on the old camper bus.

According to CBS News, the Volkswagen Bulli concept is slightly shorter and wider than the original microbus. The front design of the concept microbus is less boxy than the original while the color scheme, and large VW emblem mounted on the front were almost the same.

Meanwhile, there is no confirmation yet coming from the automaker if the concept van will go into production.

The microbus was said to be one of the favorite car of the hippies because of its unique styling and large space for travelers.



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