According to the glories of the head of Volkswagen Ralph Brandstätter, the conceptual hot hatch ID shown in late spring. X will be serial. Portal Auto Express, referring to Brandstätter’s words, reported that the concept will be reincarnated as a 5-door version of ID.3 GTX, however, when put on the conveyor, the sports car will lose its status as the most powerful electric car of the German brand.
Conceptual ID. The X, built on the ID.3 platform, is now the brand’s smallest electric vehicle built on the MEB platform. It is equipped with a 333 hp twin-engine power plant. The car accelerates to 100 km / h in just 5.3 seconds.
According to Ralf Brandstätter, the serial model of the concept will join the GTX line, which is already presented with a charged version of the ID.4 crossover, and in the future will be supplemented by the “hot” ID.5 cross-coupe. The ID.3 GTX model will receive derated engines in its serial form.
According to the publication, the hatchback will be equipped with the same power plant that is installed on the ID.4 GTX. It consists of two electric motors, but develops only 299 hp. and 460 Nm. The ID.3’s lighter weight is expected to be faster than the crossover, which takes 6.2 seconds to accelerate to 100 km / h.