Volkswagen’s India-centred ‘Project 2.0’ is fast helping the brand gather more sales and customers as compared to their situation in the market a few months back. The brand has already brought in the Taigun and Virtus under this. Now, the brand is planning to do something different, something that they have not done until now. The brand is bringing an EV to India. Volkswagen ID.4 will be the first electric car from the brand in the country. So, what does this EV pack? What powers it? What will it offer? What will be the pricing? When will it launch? Everything about this Volkswagen EV in today’s article.


new Volkswagen EV

The ID.4 is based on VW’s MEB platform, the same one which underpins the Skoda Enyaq iV. The ID.4 comes with a minimalistic design. At the front, we have pebble-shaped headlamps with LED DRLS that run through the bonnet area. The side profile is clean with no sharp cuts or creases. At the rear, we have Taigun-like connected tail lamps with a blacked-out exterior. What about the interiors? The minimalistic theme has been carried forward to the interiors as well . The dashboard is clean with only the instrument cluster and a big infotainment system. It comes with a beige interior that enhance the premium quotient of this car.

New Volkswagen EV – Specifications

new Volkswagen EV

Globally, the ID.4 comes with two motor options. One is a single motor variant capable of producing 201bhp & 301Nm of torque. The second is an all-wheel-drive variant that produces 295bhp. What about its range figures? The range varies from 480km to 520km (WLTP cycle) depending on the motor layout. What configuration does VW offer in India is still something that we need to wait for.


new Volkswagen EV

Like other electric cars, the ID.4 comes with a lot of new features. It comes with features like a 10.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system, ambient lighting, wireless phone charging, Volkswagen Connect, front seats with massage function and voice control. What about safety features? Volkswagen has that covered with six airbags, lane assist, adaptive cruise control, active blind-spot monitor and travel assist.

New Volkswagen EV – Launch timeline

new Volkswagen EV

Volkswagen has confirmed that it will be bringing the ID.4 to India. It will start testing the vehicle in India in August. So we can expect a launch early next year. What about the pricing? The ID.4 will come through the CBU route, so we can expect it to cost somewhere around Rs 50 lakh to Rs 55 lakhs (ex-showroom).

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