The German brand is preparing to market a new electric SUV, created on motives of last year’s concept ID. Roomzz. The cross is a three-row version.
Chinese factory JV of SAIC and Volkswagen released their first body for a new model. A commemorative photograph taken, obviously, one of the employees of the company, published a local edition Cheshi. On the banner and the adjacent plates the name of the project – Lounge SUVe. That is a future electric crossover. Apparently, in the picture we see the body of the serial embodiment of the concept ID. Roomzz, it is China and will be the first market for this SUV.
We will remind, the prototype debuted last year at the Shanghai motor show. Like other models of the future “green” family ID (in the series while running only hatch ID.3, and even then with difficulty), the SUV built on the platform of the MEB. The exact dimensions of the ID. Roomzz the company was not disclosed, we only know that its length is about five meters.
The concept of sliding doors and cameras instead of mirrors, but the pipelined version of this stuff, of course, will lose. But needs to keep minimalistic style of the interior – as the kindred hatchback ID.3. And in the Volkswagen promised that the commodity crossover will be available in seven-seater version. According to unofficial data, the SUV will go under the name ID.6.
About the technique of serial cross information yet. The concept has two electric motors (one on each axle) and a battery with a capacity of 82 kW*h *(installed under the floor of the cabin). The cumulative effects ID. Roomzz – 306 HP, from zero to “hundred” it accelerates in 6.6 seconds, top speed limited at around 180 km/h Claimed range – 450 km cycle WLTP. Commodity SUV will probably also be available with all-wheel drive (i.e. two motors), and the battery can be selected.
The Chinese market, the Volkswagen electrocreaser will be released only next year. However, it is possible that the production version will show through 2020. “Exclusive” for the China model will not – it plans to sell in other countries, however, it is unknown what other platforms “prescribe” cross.
Meanwhile in China recently launched release of another big crossover Volkswagen (with ice) is a serial embodiment of the concept of SMV.