“The Volkswagen brand's large-scale electric campaign will literally hit the road with the ID.3. The car underlines our ambition to offer practical, affordable and locally zero-emission mobility for everyone, ”explains Ralf Brandstätter, Chief Operating Officer of the Volkswagen brand.
Thomas Ulbrich, Board Member for Electric Mobility, Volkswagen, added: “The last few months of the difficult pandemic conditions have been a huge challenge for the entire ID.3 team. The imminent commercial launch of ID.3 is therefore all the more important. Emissions-free driving, high quality standards and exhilarating driving sensations - that's the new ID.3. "
ID.3 1st: the limited launch edition
People who have pre-booked an ID.3 have the choice between three versions:
The first version of the ID.3 has the large 58 kW battery. It is powered by an electric motor located on the rear axle. This develops 150 kW and delivers a maximum torque of 310 Nm. This allows the ID.3 to accelerate, without shifting, to 60 km / h in 3.4 seconds. Driving pleasure is guaranteed.
The ID.3 1st is offered in three fixed configurations, which have been adapted to typical customer requirements. In addition, customers can choose different colors for the vehicle body and interior.
The basic version of the ID.3 1st costs less than € 38,000 in Belgium and includes a navigation system, digital DAB + radio, dual-zone Air Care Climatronic air conditioning, heated steering wheel and seats, adjustable armrests. the front, fast charging up to 100 kW direct current (DC) and up to 11 kW alternating current (AC) and 18 inch light alloy rims. Standard equipment also includes natural voice control, ID. Light inside, and more.
The ID.3 1st Plus (less than € 44,000) also has a reversing camera and the Keyless Advanced keyless entry and start system. The interior of the ID.3 1st Plus also features a center console with two additional USB-C ports in the rear. On the outside, tinted windows, the Style exterior package in silver color, LED matrix headlights, LED taillights with dynamic animated turn signals and 19-inch light alloy wheels are part of the equipment.
The top-of-the-range version, the ID.3 1st Max, offered for less than € 50,000, also comes standard with the augmented reality (AR) head-up display, two additional speakers, a large panoramic roof and 20 inch light alloy rims. Added to this equipment is Travel Assist with Side Assist lane change assistant, Emergency Assist and the Comfort telephone interface with induction charging. Comfortable seats with electric adjustment and massage function in the front complete the equipment of the ID.3 1st Max.
Billions of investment in electric mobility
As part of its electric campaign, the Volkswagen brand plans to offer electric vehicles in all major segments by 2022. Volkswagen intends to become the leader in electric mobility in the coming years and is investing in that is 33 billion euros across the Group, including 11 billion for the Volkswagen brand alone. This investment plan runs until 2024. The Volkswagen brand expects 1.5 million electric cars produced by 2025.