After weeks of teasers, Volkswagen has announce the official reveal date for the ID.4: September 23. Rumors have circulated that the ID.4 was set to be revealed during the New York Auto Show this past April. However, it was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Now we are just a week away from the official reveal of Volkswagen’s first purpose-built electric car for the US.
As much as we would have liked some juicy details released along with the reveal date, VW didn’t share any other information. With the help of leaks and teasers however, we have seen majority of the electric SUV. Just a couple weeks ago we were able to see the minimalistic yet stylish interior of the ID.4. And after a comparison chart with the Model Y was leaked on social media, there isn’t much left for the imagination.
Technical specs on the other hand have been harder to come by. Interestingly enough, the first electric SUVs will only be available with a rear-wheel drive layout. AWD will come eventually but not right off the bat. Its expected range is somewhere around 300 miles.
The first units of the ID.4 will come from Germany. Eventually, VW plans to build the SUV in two other factories including an assembly plant in China which will build the EV locally for the country, and in Tennessee for production of the car in the US.