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Porsche Brings Back The Volkswagen Transporter "Bulli" In Electric Form

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With a burst of inspiration from the past, Porsche has taken a Volkswagen ID.Buzz and dressed it in Renndienst livery.

A historical partnership

In the past, Porsche's factory team used Volkswagen Transporter vans for logistics, referring to it as a Bulli - a portmanteau of Bus and Lieferwagen (delivery van).

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A loving revival

Porsche envisioned a contemporary reimagining called Vision Renndienst, which was used in the reveal of the Porsche Vision 357 concept to mark the company's 75th anniversary.

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Even better suited

As Porsche focuses on electric cars, the ID.Buzz's highly practical MEB platform made the most sense, thanks to its skateboard architecture which frees up space within the cabin.

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Learning from the past

Even back in the day, the Transporter was chosen for its T1 platform, which was extremely practical and made for a roomy and comfortable team mover and occasional RV.

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Doing the work

Porsche plans to use a variety of electric buses as shuttles around its upcoming events, though we doubt the Renndienst or any other such vehicle will be used at events like Le Mans.

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