The new Volkswagen ID.3 electric car will receive a sports versionSeptember 11, 2019
The new serial electric car Volkswagen ID.3 in the future may receive a “charged” R-version. It is reported by Autocar with reference to a member of the board of the German concern Jürgen Stackmann. It is expected that such a modification of the environmentally friendly hatchback will debut in 2024.
“Everything is very simple. If the R-line has a future, it should be electric. This will not happen, of course, next year, we need time to determine what the R-models will represent in the electric world, ”said the top manager.
If the project sees a green light, ID.3 R will receive an all-wheel drive system, and the electric motor power will be comparable to the Golf GTI. The same modification will appear in the “Golf” of the eighth generation, which will debut very soon. It is expected that the power of this version will be about 250 horsepower.
At the Frankfurt Motor Show, the main premiere of Volkswagen was an environmentally friendly hatchback called ID.3. Worldwide car sales will begin early next year. At the moment, anyone can already pre-order the new product by paying 1000 euros. ID.3 was also the first Volkswagen model to receive a new brand logo. The emblem has become flat, in the manner of emblems on the old Beetle. In total, by 2025, the Germans plan to launch in a series of more than 20 cars with electric power plants.
The five-door hatchback uses special flat batteries that are located under the floor of the car. This is done in order to increase the interior space of the car. In terms of size, the novelty is comparable to Golf. The length of the novelty is 4261 mm, the width is 1809 mm, and the height is 1552 mm. The size of the wheelbase is 2765 millimeters. The mass of the electric car is 1719 kilograms.
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