The newest member of Volkswagen’s all-electric ID line-up has been unveiled. At the digital world premiere held in Berlin, VW presented its first fully electric high-performance model: the ID.4 GTX.
The new product brand is the first model based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB) to feature dual-motor all-wheel drive. This allows the new model is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 km/h in 3.2 seconds and from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.2 seconds. The vehicle’s top speed is electronically limited to 180 km/h.
The ID.4 GTX will be launched in Europe in summer 2021. In Germany, it will start at an entry-level price of 50,415 euros.
Ralf Brandstätter, CEO of the Volkswagen Brand, says: “Electric driving is simply great fun – and with the ID.4 GTX we are adding a new dimension of sportiness and dynamics. The most emotional member of the ID. family to date shows that electric mobility and top sporty performance are not mutually exclusive.”
Volkswagen wants to increase the sale of purely electric vehicles in Europe to 70% by 2030.