Elon Musk tested and praised VW’s Tesla Model 3 rival

Elon Musk tested and praised VW’s Tesla Model 3 rival

September 8, 2020 Off By autotimesnews

During his trip to Germany, the head of Tesla drove the already available Volkswagen ID.3 electric car and examined the ID.4 cross, which has not yet gone on sale.

Musk got the opportunity to test the VW ID.3 during a meeting with Herbert Diess, head of Volkswagen, at Brownswick Airport. The head of Tesla praised the ID.3’s ability to overclock, stressed that the potential of the electric “5-door” is quite sufficient for a civilian car.

Musk, in particular, praised the VW ID.3’s handling and the presence of a number of electronic assistants already in the standard version. Automotive News sources on Monday, September 7, report that Musk was also allowed to take a close look at the ID.4 cross. The rest of the details of the meeting of the heads of the two large auto concerns were not disclosed.

Volkswagen ID.3 is considered a potentially mass model – its cost in Germany starts at 35,500 euros. According to assumptions, it is ID.3 that will become the main competitor of Tesla Model 3 in European states.

In addition, it was recently noted that one of the most beautiful sports cars Volkswagen Karman Ghia is celebrating its 65th anniversary. It should be emphasized that after entering the market, the brand was forced to double its production.