Volkswagen Announces ID.3 Electric Cars

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At the International Motor Show (IAA) in Frankfurt, German car makers, Volkswagen has announced the ID.3 fully electric production car of the all-new ID. family. Its base price will be less than Euro 30,000 in Germany.  At IAA (12 to 22 September) the ID.3 will be accompanied by two more electric Volkswagen models: the e-up! and e-Golf. Volkswagen will also showcase other concept cars within the ID range – the spacious ID. CROZZ4 SUV and the ID. BUZZ, ID. VIZZION4 saloon and the ID. BUGGY4 beach cruiser.

The ID.3’s design is based on the modular electric drive matrix (MEB) developed by Volkswagen. In mid May, Volkswagen successfully started the pre-booking phase for the ID.3 1st edition at an exclusive special edition, limited to 30,000 vehicles.

The ID.3 1ST will be offered with the medium-sized of the model’s three available
battery sizes and deliveries have been scheduled to begin in mid-2020. The base price
for this model will be less than euro 40,000. This price will include up to 2,000 kWh of
electricity for one year following the day of the vehicle’s initial registration. The
battery in the ID.3 1ST has a capacity of 58 kWh. This battery will supply energy to the
107-kW electric motor and enable a top speed of 160 km/h and a range of up to 420
kilometres (WLTP). The ID.3 will also be offered with a 45-kWh or 77-kWh battery. The
ID.3 with the 45-kWh battery will be able to travel up to 330 kilometres (WLTP) with
one battery charge. With the 77-kWh variant battery,  the range increases to up to 550
kilometres (WLTP).

e-up! on the other hand is affordable car and its lower base price will be euro 21,975 in
Germany. At the same time the four-door vehicle’s range increases to up to 260
kilometres with new battery system (capacity: 32.3 kWh usable net capacity). It
offers smart mobility and zero-emission . A particularly attractive leasing offer will be available in Germany at the launch of the pre-sales phase between 18 September and 31 October 2019 for the zero emission vehicle generating 61 kW/83 PS and including Infotainment, smartphone integration as well as air conditioning system for only euro 1595 a month.

e-Golf – the versatile car since 2014, the most popular car in Europe, will also be offered as a zero-emission vehicle in the form of the e-Golf. The eGolf was Volkswagen’s first major production model in the compact class to be equipped with an electric drive system. The e-Golf with an output of 100 kW/136 PS has a range in real driving situations of between 170 and 230 kilometres.

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