Charged Volkswagen ID.4 with the prefix GTX will be all-wheel drive

Charged Volkswagen ID.4 with the prefix GTX will be all-wheel drive

March 20, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

Now the automaker with the help of GTI, GTD and GTE consoles marks the “hot” versions of its gasoline, diesel and hybrid models. Very soon, this list will complement the new designation – GTX. It will debut on the “charged” electrocross ID.4.

The first “charged” car in the new ID family will be a crossover inspired by the concept ID Crozz. About this writes the British edition of Autocar, which managed to get a comment from the technical director of Volkswagen Matthias Rabe. According to him, it is the Volkswagen ID.4 crossover, whose length reaches 4,600 mm, that will become the pioneer of the “hot” line of an environmentally friendly family of cars. Moreover, in all-wheel drive performance, which will attract more customers. Over time, the ID.3 hatchback will also join it. But the name of the new prefix GTX Rabe did not confirm.

 Recall, the Volkswagen ID.4 electrocross is based on the MEB modular platform. At first, the brand said that the novelty will receive rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive modifications were planned at a later time.

  In the basic versions of electrocross, according to the forecasts of auto experts, they will be equipped with the same installation as ID.3 – a 204-horsepower electric motor on the rear axle. All-wheel drive ID.4 will receive two electric motors. Probably, the power plant for this version is borrowed from ID Crozz. In the concept car, the total return of two electric engines reached 305 hp. About the battery, which will be put on the novelty, has not yet been reported. It is only known that without recharging ID.4 will cover a distance of 500 kilometers, like its predecessor ID Crozz. The “hot” GTX version is also predicted for the future cross-coupe, which may be named ID.5.