The wait is over and all Volkswagen ID.2 are stylized as ID. 2all is official. at your event #Volkswagenforpeople, the German automaker has unveiled a new car concept that will be added to its 100% electric catalog in the coming years, and that it intends to bet big on reaching a mass audience. Not only thanks to a new design language, but also thanks to a proposal that promises good autonomy at a competitive price.
Volkswagen ID.2 everyone wants to be Electric car “for everyone” and, at least on paper, he seems to have the scrolls to pull it off. The car will be the first front-wheel drive car to be developed. on the OIE platform entrance, and will include an engine capable of generating 166kW, equivalent to 226 horsepower. Thus, it will develop a maximum speed of 160 kilometers per hour and accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 7 seconds.
Unfortunately, VW didn’t provide too much technical details about the car. Although he mentioned that he would have cruising range up to 450 kilometers on the WLTP cycle.
In terms of batteries, it has been confirmed that they can be charged at speeds up to 125kW rather than 200kW as previously thought. This would be more than enough to restore the charge at a good speed. According to Volkswagen, ID.2 all can be charged from 10 to 80% in just 20 minutes.
Volkswagen ID.2 all as well hatchback electric with air Polo
In terms of design, the Volkswagen ID.2 is a compact car with a recognizable aesthetic, but it doesn’t look much different from what we’ve seen in other models from the brand. In fact, at first glance it looks like a Polo, simple and clear.. No wonder the automaker himself confirmed before the event that the car will be located between two iconic models of the brand: the actual Polo and Golf.
A wise decision, given that it was originally intended to give it a similar appearance. to the controversial ID.Life concept which was famous in 2021 and which has been the subject of much criticism. As for its external dimensions, the Volkswagen ID.2 will be closer to the Polo, with just over 4 meters long. But the company guarantees that its internal size will be more similar to that of the Golf.
Since we are talking about the interior of the car, the Volkswagen ID.2 concept is completely will include a dual screen system, one behind the wheel and the other on the center console. But it will also have physical commands under the latter, such as for air conditioning, as well as on the doors and on the steering wheel itself. But during the presentation, special emphasis was placed on the inclusion wheel type command which will be located between the front seats.
It is worth noting that during the event held in Hamburg, only the car was shown live from the outside, with some images of the interior through the screens. Press material covers only renders what we share in this article; So we’ll have to wait a little longer to really take a look at the exterior of the Volkswagen ID.2 all “doors in”.
Main technical characteristics
|Platform||MEB input, front wheel drive.|
|Engine||One, located at the front, is capable of generating 166 kW or 226 horsepower.|
|Autonomy||Up to 450 kilometers on the WLTP cycle.|
|Loading time||From 10 to 80% in 20 minutes, with a load of up to 125 kW.|
|Max Speed||160 km/h|
|Acceleration||From 0 to 100 km/h in less than 7 seconds.|
|Distance between axles||2.6 meters.|
|Warehouse capacity||From 490 to 1330 liters with the rear seats folded down.|
Availability and price of Volkswagen ID.2 all
Volkswagen guarantees that all ID.2s will arrive in Europe in 2025 – possibly later this year. and at a price of less than 25,000 euros. The production version of this concept is part of the German automaker’s strategy to release 10 new electric models by 2026.
On the other hand, the company assured during the event that, despite the difficult current situation, it continues to work on an electric car that it intends to sell for less than 20,000 euros. The last one might be the ID.1, which has been rumored for some time now, even with a rumored price of 17,000 euros.
As Volkswagen explained, The ID.2 will be followed by a small electric SUV that will hit the market in 2026.. Could this be the successor to the ID.Life unveiled at the Munich Motor Show a couple of years ago? For now, the Teutonic automaker remains firm in its strategy, aiming to achieve 80% market share of electric vehicles in Europe.
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