Volkswagen revealed the future of the brand in Frankfurt

Volkswagen revealed the future of the brand in Frankfurt

September 16, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

This year, the German automaker decided to present its vision of the future of cars to the world community.

Volkswagen has been teasing us for years with the Volkswagen ID range of electrical concepts. However, in Frankfurt, the official debut of the first environmentally friendly hatchback of the new line, called ID.3.

But in addition to him, several more electric models were presented at the auto show, which, however, so far have the status of concepts. So, our journalists were able to get to know the ID.R sports car, which has already set several world records, including the speed of ascent to Mount Pikes Peak and the Nurburgring race track. Recall that Volkswagen ID.R is driven by two electric motors, the total power of which reaches 680 hp.

In addition, visitors were again able to look at the concept of the battery-powered beach buggy Volkswagen ID.Buggy. First introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in March this year, the ID Buggy is built on the Volkswagen Group’s MEB electrical architecture, which was first mass-produced with the ID.3 hatchback. ID.Buggy is equipped with a 202 hp electric motor located in the rear axle. Acceleration to 100 km / h is carried out in 7.2 seconds, and the maximum speed is 150 km / h. Power is supplied from a battery with a capacity of 62 kW / h, which ensures mileage on a single charge of about 255 km.

The automaker also brought an electric version of its legendary Transporter minibus. As the automaker assures, the electric ID.Buzz is perfect for young families of the future. It is assumed that the new Volkswagen ID Buzz will be equipped with two electric motors with a return of 396 hp. From a single charge the car should be enough for a maximum of 430 kilometers. Acceleration from standstill to 100 km / h in an electric minibus is less than 5 seconds.