Volkswagen ID.4 GTX debuts with a dual-motor setup, 299 hp and 480-kilometre range- Know-how Information, Alenz
OverdriveApr 30, 2021 15:01:14 IST
As promised on the Volkswagen ID.4’s unveiling in September final 12 months, it is now out there with dual-electric motor all-wheel drive because the ID.4 GTX. Going ahead, the GTX tag will signify the electrical efficiency sub-brand for Volkswagen, or as the corporate places it, “the GTX is the GTI of the EV world”. Versus the rear-wheel drive ID.4, the ID.4 GTX takes energy as much as 299 hp from 204 hp, additionally slashing the 0-100 kph efficiency to six.2 seconds from 8.5 seconds.
Based mostly on the VW modular electrical MEB platform, the identical 77 kWh capability battery packs are sandwiched within the ground pan, and driving vary stands at 480 km (WLTP), marginally down on the common ID.4’s 520 km vary. At 125 kW cost charges, the ID.4 GTX can acquire roughly 300 km of driving vary with only a 10-minute cost.
Visually drawing parallels to the signature honeycomb grille on GTI fashions, the ID.4 GTX provides to the bottom ID.4’s look with sporty touches just like the gloss-black honeycomb air consumption on the backside of the bumper, and three diamond-shaped DRLs beneath the IQ Gentle headlights. Wheel sizes (20- and 21-inches) are the identical as on the ID.4. Different adjustments embrace new bumpers distinctive to the ID.4 GTX. On the within, adjustments are restricted to the signature pink distinction stitching throughout the sprint and fabric, whereas further drive modes, reminiscent of Traction, add to the all-wheel drive capabilities.
Volkswagen additionally previewed the ID.5 and ID.5 GTX SUV coupes, basically the ID.4 however with a extra sharply rakes roof in direction of the rear to make for a sportier-looking crossover. We count on Volkswagen to launch the ID.5 SUV coupe overseas in direction of the top of the 12 months. In the meantime, Volkswagen India tells us that EVs are on the playing cards for the nation, however solely in a couple of years as soon as the charging infrastructure is best developed.
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