The VW ID hatchback has actually already been revealed as a concept car, but VW is set to begin production in under 2 years’ time– it’ll be on sale before 2020. It’ll be a roomy and practical simply electric car to rival the Tesla Model 3, and will spawn a series of ID-badged electrical cars by 2022.
2019 Volkswagen ID Styling
The ID concept previews what the next VW Golf might appear like, with few creases and bigger windows that’ll use a much better view out. It’ll maintain the conventional shape due to the fact that it’ll be the very first ID car to be produced, followed by the 2020 ID Crozz SUV and the ID Buzz– a modern-day take on the iconic VW campervan.
Although the headlights will be changed in the production model, the angled lights on this concept look just like VW’s current series of cars and it’ll still have blue inserts when it goes on sale. At the rear, 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 wide. As bring as they are, the low-profile blue tires will be swapped for smaller sized wheels when it goes into production.
2019 Volkswagen ID Interior
The ID idea has a scenic glass roofing system that extends practically the whole length of the car, making it feel truly airy inside. It’ll be an alternative on the production model however it’ll be separate from the windshield for crash security (and so there’s someplace to install sun visors).
Fully self-governing driving is still a way off, so the steering wheel will be more conventional– although it’ll pull back into the minimalist control panel in future. It’ll be able to pilot itself in a great deal of circumstances, leaving you and your travelers to chat in near-silence. Anticipate the production variation to have five seats and more boot space than the current Golf.
2019 Volkswagen ID Engines and Driving
The ID will be powered by a 125kW electrical motor– that’s more effective than a motor from the top-spec Tesla Model S. With all the electrical power being available quickly, the I.D. will have fast acceleration, and VW claims it can drive in between 250 and 370 miles prior to requiring a charge. VW says the battery will recharge to 80% capability in just half an hour, and that entirely self-governing driving ability 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 comparable Golf– which it’ll be sold alongside– a minimum of up until battery technology improves and ends up being more economical. Expect it to cost around ₤ 27,500.