Electric crossover ID.4 will build on the platform of MEB, and he will become a serial embodiment of the concept Crozz.
Volkswagen will present its first SUV with electric powertrain called ID.4 at the motor show in new York in April. It is reported by Autocar referring to the representative of the German company. However, sales in Europe likely to begin next year.
Crossover built on the platform of MEB, and he will become a serial embodiment of the concept Crozz. In addition to the versions with one motor, the car will be offered in four-wheel drive versions with two power units installed on each axis.
It is expected that externally, the novelty does not differ much from the prototype that first debuted in 2017 at the motor show in Shanghai. Overall length of the concept amounted to 4625 mm, width is 1891 mm, and a height of 1609 mm. The wheelbase is 2773 millimeters.
Last year, heavily camouflaged ID.4 was shown at the Frankfurt motor show. The company argued that the internal space of the car is comparable to the Tiguan Allspace. Later in the VW line-up will be an electric coupe-crossover ID.5. All by 2025, the Germans are planning to launch a series of more than 20 vehicles with electric propulsion systems.
The first production electric vehicles of the Germans, built on a new platform MEB was the hatchback ID.3. This car will appear at dealers in the middle of this year. The five-door hatchback uses a special flat batteries that are mounted under the floor of the car.
The electric car will offer in three versions: with batteries 45, 58 and 77 kWh, which will allow to pass without charging 330, 420 and 550 km respectively. Electric motor power is 150 and 204 HP. The maximum speed of the basic version of the car is 160 km per hour.