Volkswagen unveiled a first look at its latest EV set to arrive in 2025. This new electric model looks awfully similar to a VW Golf and is described as the EV of the people with a modest base price of under 25,000 euros ($26,400). While most of us hope that VW will name this new EV the ID, Golf, for now, is being called the Volkswagen ID. 2all.
Based on the Volkswagen Group’s MEB platform, the ID. 2all is a front-wheel drive hatchback. As a result, this is VW’s first FWD MEB model. Confirmed performance specs from its front-mounted electric motor produce 166 kilowatts, translating to 222 horsepower. That enables the ID. 2all to scramble from zero to 60 in under 7 seconds (not bad). The battery’s capacity has not been disclosed, but the estimated range is targeted at 280 miles (on the WLTP test cycle). Fast charging stations will allow the battery to fill up 10 to 80 percent in 20 minutes. In addition, Volkswagen offers up to 11-kW using at-home charging points.
Moreover, the MEB platform it’s based on allows the Volkswagen ID. 2all to be more spacious inside than an ICE-powered Golf. Inside, press photos show a clean dashboard layout featuring two rectangle digital displays, a 12.9-inch center screen, and a 10.9-inch instrument cluster in addition to a panoramic sunroof, a head-up display, two sizeable inductive charging interfaces for smartphones and two magnetic holders with charging functions located in the backrests of the front seats.
Analog controls include a rotary dial to navigate the center console’s controls. Other practical details include a rectangular storage box under the trunk’s floor. Plus, like a good hatchback, the rear seats fold down. Volkswagen plans to prep the ID. 2all with the latest tech like Travel Assist Level 2 ADAS and Park Assist Plus with memory function. As for its exterior styling, the ID. 2all has a close family resemblance to the Golf. The Volkswagen ID. 2all is scheduled for production to arrive sometime in 2025. However, whether this practical electric hatchback is coming to the United States is still unknown.
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