Volkswagen’s New All-Electric Vintage Microbus
By Everett Potter
Those of us who drove a vintage VW camper van back in the day recall those quirky and colorful vehicles with deep affection. At this moment in time, an escape in a classic hippie van sounds to me like the perfect dream, a return to van life and simpler times.
Now I’m guessing that, like me, you’re not going anywhere soon because of the coronavirus. But at least you can dream about getting behind the wheel of this new/old vehicle called e-BULLI. This back to the future vehicle is a custom vintage Volkswagen Microbus that’s been retrofitted with an electric engine to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the first VW van. In fact, it’s a marriage of a VW 1966 T1 Samba that has been customized by the German company eClassics, a Stuttgart-based EV-conversion company