Volkswagen has unveiled its new electric car

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Volkswagen has unveiled its new electric car

Volkswagen ID.3, which will present in September, will build on a modular platform MEB designed specifically for vehicles with “green” power plants.

The company Volkswagen has confirmed that the premiere of a new electric vehicle called ID.3 will take place at the Frankfurt motor show in September. Global sales of environmentally friendly hatchback will start early next year. At the moment anyone can leave a pre-order on the new phone, paying 1000 Euro.

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As told to the correspondent of the representative of the German company, the first batch of cars will be released in a limited edition of 30 000 copies. At this point the car is left for about 27 000 pre-orders. Final price ID.3 still unknown. According to representatives of Volkswagen, the cost of the basic version will be around 30 000 euros.

Electric hatchback ID.3 will be the first model Volkswagen where you will be shown a new logo of the brand. The new logo will become flat, in the manner of emblems on an old Beetle. In the company say that the brand logo will become more “simple and bright”. The new logo for the first time, Volkswagen will also be shown at the motor show in Frankfurt.

Volkswagen ID.3 will be built on a modular platform MEB designed specifically for vehicles with “green” power plants. The new is comparable to “Golf”. The design of the machine will be virtually no different from the concept presented earlier. In the cabin of the electric vehicle will be a large touchscreen display information and entertainment complex, as well as a digital dashboard right of the steering column.

Technical characteristics of the car are still unknown. According to unofficial sources, the hatchback will be equipped with 170-horsepower electric motor powering the rear axle. The novelty will be available with batteries in 48, 55 and 62 kWh, which will allow to pass without charging 330, 420 and 550 km respectively.

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After compact electric hatchback Volkswagen will produce a crossover, minivan and possibly a flagship sedan, which will be the ideological successor model of the Phaeton. Moreover, one cannot exclude the appearance of the electric SUV. All by 2025, the Germans are planning to launch a series of more than 20 vehicles with electric propulsion systems.