Volkswagen anticipates that the I. D. will be cheaper than the Tesla Model 3

Volkswagen I.D. Concept

The new Volkswagen I. D. will be cheaper than the Tesla Model 3.

Currently, it is very common to find comparisons of the electric cars even though they are not vehicles of same segment. The lack of supply makes the few models available in the showrooms are placed face-to-face to compare, especially, their autonomy and performance. And this is precisely what has made some important positions of Volkswagen.

As we well know, Volkswagen is working on a family of electric vehicles that have been anticipated during these recent times with the prototypes I. D. The first one will be the Volkswagen I. D., a compact-similar in size to the Golf and that, according to the representatives of the German firm, will be much cheaper than the Tesla Model 3. Ensure that you will have for a cheaper price and a driving range similar to the model of Tesla that recently has started its production.

Has been Dr. Thomas Sedran, Group Head of Strategy of the Volkswagen Group, who have revealed in a forum held in Munich (Germany), the Volkswagen I. D. production will be up to us $ 8,000 (€7,000) more economical than the Model 3. In this way, we can gain a clearer idea of starting price that will have this new electric car from Volkswagen, a 27.000 – 28.000 dollars (23.500 – 24.400 euros).

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the production version of The Volkswagen I. D. Concept will come in the year 2020.

the production version of The I. D. Concept of Volkswagen will not come to market until the year 2020. Recall that it was presented during the Paris motor show 2016. In that event, the company unveiled its intentions to create a wide range of electrical in there will be from minivans, crossovers, or compact. To do this, Volkswagen will use its platform MEB, designed especially for this type of vehicle.

For its part, the performance of the Volkswagen I. D. will be quite interesting since the brand pointed out in his presentation that you will be able to take between 400 and 600 kilometers with a single charge. It will be powered by an electric motor of 125 kW (170 HP) that allows it to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 8 seconds and reach a top speed of 160 km/h limited by issues of autonomy.

For the moment it is unknown if these figures will be transferred to the production version. Also be equipped with an advanced system of driving with autonomous functions called “I. D. Pilot”.