The VW ID hatchback has actually currently been revealed as a concept car, however VW is set to begin production in under two years’ time– it’ll be on sale before 2020. It’ll be a roomy and useful purely electric car to measure up to the Tesla Model 3, and will spawn a variety of ID-badged electric cars by 2022.
2019 Volkswagen ID Styling
The ID idea sneak peeks what the next VW Golf may look like, with couple of creases and bigger windows that’ll provide a much better view out. It’ll retain the conventional shape since it’ll be the very first ID car to be produced, followed by the 2020 ID Crozz SUV and the ID Buzz– a contemporary take on the renowned VW campervan.
Although the headlights will be changed in the production model, the angled lights on this concept appearance just like VW’s current variety of cars and it’ll still have blue inserts when it goes on sale. At the back, the tailgate looks to be one piece of glass like on the Up city car, and the thin LED lights make the car look low and large. As fetching as they are, the low-profile blue tires will be swapped for smaller wheels when it goes into production.
2019 Volkswagen ID Interior
The ID idea has a scenic glass roofing system that extends nearly the entire length of the car, making it feel truly airy inside. It’ll be a choice on the production model but it’ll be separate from the windscreen for crash protection (and so there’s somewhere to mount sun visors).
Totally autonomous driving is still a method off, so the guiding wheel will be more standard– although it’ll retract into the minimalist control panel in future. It’ll be able to pilot itself in a lot of situations, leaving you and your passengers to talk in near-silence. Expect the production version to have 5 seats and more boot space than the current Golf.
2019 Volkswagen ID Engines and Driving
The ID will be powered by a 125kW electric motor– that’s more effective than a motor from the top-spec Tesla Model S. With all the electrical power being readily available instantly, the I.D. will have fast acceleration, and VW claims it can drive between 250 and 370 miles prior to needing a charge. VW states the battery will recharge to 80% capability in just half an hour, and that completely autonomous driving capability will be offered on the ID by around 2025.
2019 Volkswagen ID Price and Release Date
The ID is set to go on sale at the end of 2019. It’s likely to cost more than the equivalent Golf– which it’ll be offered together with– at least until battery technology enhances and ends up being less expensive. Anticipate it to cost around ₤ 27,500.