Volkswagen ID.3, the all-new electric car from the German carmaker, has finally made its debut at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. The electric hatchback was first previewed as a concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show. Read – Volkswagen To Launch 5 New Cars In India
It’s Volkswagen’s first product to be based on the scalable MEB platform. The same architecture will be used for Volkswagen’s upcoming ID models and VW Group brands.
The all-new electric car from Volkswagen will come with three battery options – 45kWh, 58kWh and 77kWh – delivering a claimed range of 330km, 418km and 548km respectively. Read – All-New Volkswagen Polo Is Coming To India
The smaller capacity battery pushes out a peak power of 145bhp, while the 58kWh and 77kWh batteries return 198bhp. The torque output of all 3 batteries stands at 310Nm.
The mid-level Volkswagen ID.3 comes with a 100kW fast charging capacity that’s promised to get charged in 30 minutes and offer an electric range of 250km. Read – New Volkswagen SUV To Challenge Jeep Compass
The smaller-battery and range-topping ID.3 get 50kW with an optional 100kW and 125kW charging capacity. The carmaker is offering 8 years or 160,000 kilometers on Volkswagen ID.3 batteries.
The exterior design of the Volkswagen ID.3 electric hatchback is quite futuristic. Some of its key bits include matrix LED headlamps, cooling grilles, flowing surfaces, striking C-pillars, sporty 18/19/20-inch light alloys, glossy, panorama sliding/tilting glass roof and LED taillamp clusters. Read – Volkswagen T-Track Compact SUV India Launch Confirmed
In terms of proportions, the Volkswagen ID.3 measures 4,261mm in length, 1,809mm in width and 1,552mm in height with a wheelbase of 2,765mm. The electric hatchback has a loading capacity between 416kg -541kg.
The new electric car from Volkswagen comes with a host of advanced features including a 10-inch infotainment system with navigation system, heating seat and steering wheel, a rear view camera system, adaptive cruise control, head-up display, a Beats sound system, a lane keeping system with emergency assist, and many more.