The German automaker just revealed the new images of the ID.3 on its official production model.
The car has been kept under camouflage for the past few years, but is out now to the public. The head designer of the Volkswagen brand talked about the ID.3:
Here it is:
The ID.3 was revealed with 3 different types of battery packs, making the 3 different models able to travel several miles on a single charge. Here is what VW said on differing them:
On its basic model, “The battery can be recharged with a maximum charging output of 7.2 kW (AC) and 50 kW (DC). 100 kW DC charging is optionally also available. The vehicle’s basic model also reaches a top speed of 160 km/h.”
The mid range was mentioned as: “The ID.3 1ST features a battery with an actual usable energy content of 58 kWh as well as an electric range of up to 420 kilometers as per WLTP. The battery can be recharged with a maximum charging output of 11 kW (AC) and 100 kW (DC). With DC charging, it is possible to recharge enough energy to cover a range of 290 kilometers within 30 minutes.”
While the last and long range-one, VW stated: “The largest battery variant’s actually usable energy content is 77 kWh and the electrically powered range is up to 550 kilometers as per WLTP. The battery can be charged at an AC power source with a maximum charging output of 11 kW and with up to 125 kW at a DC power source.”
The basic model was the only one to have its price revealed, which will be approximately $33,000