Might this be for a brand new electrical amphibious idea?
Volkswagen is as much as one thing nowadays. Effectively, each automotive producer is, however the German marque appears to be up for nostalgia with its current trademark utility. As noticed by AutoGuide, VW has filed for the trademark of the identify “Sort 7.”
In case you didn’t know, the Folks’s Automobile model used to call its vehicles less complicated by utilizing “Sort” after which adopted by quantity designations.
To recall, the Beetle was known as the Sort 1, whereas the Kombi – the religious predecessor of the I.D. Buzz Idea above – was referred to as the Sort 2. A compact automotive was then referred to as the Sort three whereas the Sort four was a wagon. Digging deeper, the final time VW used the identify Sort 7 was for a army automobile within the 1940s referred to as the Schwimmwagen, which accurately interprets to “Swimming Automobile.” Does this imply that VW is engaged on an amphibious idea?
Furthermore, it gained’t be an extended shot if the corporate makes use of the Sort 7 for an extra electrical idea to increase the I.D. Idea vary. An electrical amphibious automobile? Why not, proper?
We could or could not see the Sort 7 in manufacturing nor as an idea automobile, as automotive manufacturers have the knack of submitting all the things for a trademark with out truly materializing into one thing. AutoGuide speculates that VW would possibly reveal an idea on the 2019 Geneva Motor Present in March, however we’re not relying on it.
Moreover, VW additionally filed for Sort 7 trademark below product merchandising, alongside its vehicle classification for the identify. So mainly, we’re on a guessing recreation proper now, and all now we have to do is anticipate VW’s subsequent transfer.