When will the Volkswagen ID.4 be launched?

The Volkswagen ID.4 is likely to be launched in India by the end of the year.

What variants will the ID.4 get?

Upon its launch, the ID.4 EV could be available in the top-spec GTX variant.

What features will be available in the Volkswagen ID.4?

The GTX version will get a dual-tone exterior, ride on 20-inch alloy wheels, and feature pop-out door handles. It has an all-black interior with a floating touchscreen infotainment system. There’s a three-spoke steering wheel and a digital instrument cluster as well.

What will be the engine, performance, and specifications of the ID.4?

The ID.4 is powered by a 77kWh battery pack paired with two electric motors. Tuned to develop 299bhp and 310Nm of torque, the model is claimed to return a range of 479km on a single full charge. The model also has a claimed 0-100kmph speed of over six seconds.

Is the Volkswagen ID.4 a safe car?

The Volkswagen ID.4 scored a five-star rating in the Euro NCAP crash test.

What will be the rivals to the Volkswagen ID.4?

Once launched, the Volkswagen ID.4 GTX will take on the Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6, and the upcoming Skoda Enyaq iV.

Estimated Price: Rs. 50.00 – 60.00 Lakh

VW ID.4 specs 

With the unveiling, Volkswagen India is one step closer to transitioning from internal combustion engines (ICE) to electric vehicles. The ID.4 has been on sale globally for quite some time. It is the second EV from VW and is based on the MEB platform. In terms of powertrain, there is a single motor as well as a dual-motor version that VW sells overseas. The single-motor version is powered by a 58kWh battery pack whereas the dual-motor version, the ID.4 GTX, features a 77kWh battery pack.

VW ID.4 performance 

The rear motor makes around 200bhp and 310Nm, while the front motor generates around 110bhp and 162Nm. Zero to 100kmph comes up in 6.2 seconds which is one tenth of a second faster than the Golf GTI. The ID.4 has a WLTP-claimed driving range of 479km on a full charge.

VW’s electrification plan 

According to VW, the group managed to more than triple sales of its purely electric models in 2021-2022 and it is aiming to become the global leader for electric mobility by 2025 at the latest. The brand’s plans for the next five years include investments of around 46 billion euros in electric mobility and the hybridisation of its fleet, with the proportion of purely electric vehicles in Europe expected to rise to up to 70 percent by 2030.

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