VW Shows Off Futuristic Light Design on ID.4

In a new video posted to the Volkswagen Österreich Youtube channel, Volkswagen shows off the futuristic all-LED light design of the ID.4.

The headlights large design give the vehicle a more welcoming look, while LED clusters are seen in the rear along with a red stripe of light going from the left to right sides. When opening the doors, the exterior mirrors hold logo projectors that display the ID. models design logo onto the ground.

https://youtu.be/6pB9EcvoOBI

The front IQ.Light are optional LED matrix headlights with daytime headlights, that are able to turn on before the driver begins their trip. According to Volkswagen: “Anyone additionally seeking a certain je ne sais quoi will in future be able to order the optionally available IQ.Light with LED matrix headlights. Its light modules are made up of eleven individual LEDs each, which can be individually switched off and dimmed. They consequently emit an intelligently controlled, continuous main beam, always illuminating the road as brightly as possible without dazzling other road users. The modules bear a strong resemblance to human eyes. Illuminated rings with a flattened lower section surround them – they are the hallmark of ID. models featuring IQ.Light. Honeycomb-shaped openings in the modules’ housings and all-round fibre optic cables generate the daytime running light. When the lighting is on, a light strip runs across the front end to link the headlights to each other. Light modules in the headlights communicate with the driver even before the ID.4 sets off on a journey: whenever drivers approach the vehicle with the key, the lights electrically swivel upwards from the bottom to thus welcome them by looking up. With the Keyless Advanced access system on board, the vehicle features an enhanced welcome scenario: in this case, the light modules “open their eyes” and then additionally swivel to the side – making the impression that the vehicle is seeking eye contact with the approaching driver.”

As far as the rear 3D LED tail light clusters, which are also optional, Volkswagen stated: “In the ID.4 the Volkswagen brandis using 3D LED tail light clusters for the very first time. Their tail light forms a flat curve and has a particularly homogeneous and vivid effect. In each case nine fibre optic cable surfaces emit the light in an unusually rich red. Each of these discs, consisting of several, thin layers, appears to be floating in front of a black background. The brake lights light up in the shape of an “X”. Fast-paced animations in the lights initiate from the logo to welcome drivers and bid them farewell. Customers can switch over between two design modes. The 3D LED tail light clusters additionally incorporate a dynamic turn signal – it moves from the inside towards the outside to thus clearly convey in which direction the vehicle is heading. Klaus Zyciora continues by saying that “the light in the ID.4 is not an end in itself. It fulfils vital functions in an intelligent way and represents an integral element of the exterior design.””

Volkswagen is set to reveal the ID.4 tomorrow, September 23rd, 2020.

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