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Tested by Alessandro Bazzoni: Smart performance for fun and sustainable driving with the new Volkswagen ID.4 GTX

Following GTI and GTE, the new brand continues the success story of Volkswagen’s high-performance model, which has now entered the electric world. Alessandro Bazzoni reports that the all-wheel drive with smart performance: the new GTX model provides a fun and emission-free driving experience

The first car in the new family will be the ID.4 GTX and here we bring you all the news about it.

Volkswagen brand marketing and sales committee member Klaus Zellmer (Klaus Zellmer) explained that the GT letters are related to driving pleasure. Now, X builds a bridge to future mobility.

When maximum performance is required or greater traction is required, the additional motor will be intelligently activated within a few milliseconds. This new traction drive mode is permanently activated. In addition, the athletic project specifics and exceptional lighting features highlight the outstanding performance of the GTX model.

With the presentation of the new ID.4 GTX, Volkswagen will grandstand its first top of the line electric games vehicle on April 28. They will utilize the GTX logo later on. Like GTI and GTE, it addresses its own image, which will make Volkswagen’s electric vehicle world an entirely different look.

Zap technique: Volkswagen desires to reach 70% of deals of 100% electric vehicles in Europe by 2030. Volkswagen dispatched its first full Electric superior model: ID.4 GTX. These new games brand will carry brilliant execution to the universe of electric vehicles.

ID.4 GTX is the first model based on a modular electric propulsion platform (MEB), which is equipped with all-wheel drive and two motors, one for each axle, and provides attractive high-quality design elements. Ralf Brandstätter, CEO of the Volkswagen brand, explained that fun and efficiency are not at odds with ID.4 GTX.

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The most touching member of the ID family so far. It shows that electric mobility and high sports performance are compatible.” ID.4 GTX has an electric motor on the front and rear axles. Together, they provide a maximum power of 220 kW (299 hp) *, and can work together to provide all-wheels Electric drive. The novelty of the ID series.

During the world premiere in Berlin’s Tempelhof Airport hangar, with the ID.4 GTX easily climbing at 37.5% gradient, the new model demonstrated the capabilities of its intelligent all-wheel drive system.

Thanks to its dual-motor all-wheel drive, this unique SUV is able to accelerate from 0 to 60 km/h in 3.2 seconds and from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.2 seconds.

Executive Committee Development Director Thomas Ulbrich (Thomas Ulbrich) said that the maximum torque of the powertrain is always available, and you can feel the excellent power of the car in every corner. Innovative operation and safety concepts are as smart as the drive.

The plan of ID.4 GTX highpoints its astonishing features, combining a stimulating driving knowledge with a robust appearance. They convey the athletic charm of the vehicle when motionless and, at the same time, establish a connection with the Golf GTI2. Along with the newly designed bumpers, attractive features at the rear include the 3D LED headlight with X-shaped brake lights.

It is important to mention the color black of the roof and rear spoiler for a greater look, while the roof frame bars are gloss anthracite. The interior also comes with a new color scheme. The upper section of the dashboard and the artificial leather inserts are in a dark X-Blue shade, which represents sustainability. Red accent stitching – a classic Volkswagen symbol of sportiness – add visual accents to the seats. The GTX logo appears on the steering wheel, the decorative door panels and – in the form of perforations – on the upper part of the front seat backs.

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The new sports brand GTX is a boost to both the ID family. as well as for the ACCELERATE corporate strategy, with which Volkswagen aspires to become the most desired sustainable mobility brand. The goal has been set to increase the share of 100% electric car sales in Europe to 70% by 2030.

In Germany, it will go on the market with an entry price of 50,415 euros (without discounts, subsidies or campaigns).

The first ID.4 customers have already been able to collect their vehicles this week at different dealerships throughout the country

The cars delivered correspond to the special 1st and 1st Max launch versions

Great reception of the first electric SUV from Volkswagen in Europe, with 23,500 orders received until the end of February.

This week, the first customers in Spain of the ID.4 electric SUV have begun to collect their cars in various parts of the country. The start of deliveries has taken place practically simultaneously in several European countries. On the German market the first two customers collected their cars at two iconic Volkswagen locations: the Dresden Glassworks and the Autostadt in Wolfsburg.

The vehicles that have begun to be delivered correspond to the two special launch versions, 1st and 1st Max, which are equipped with a 150 kW (204 hp) engine, with a top speed of 160 km per hour and an acceleration from 0 to 100 per hour in 8.5 seconds. Its 77-kWh battery allows them to reach a range of 522 km in WLTP cycle.

As of the end of February, 23,500 ID.4 orders had already been received across Europe and Volkswagen plans to deliver around 150,000 units of this model worldwide in 2021. This represents about a third of the total production of electric vehicles in the year.

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An electric car is a vehicle powered by one or more electric motors, using electrical energy usually stored in rechargeable batteries. These are becoming more popular each day because of the electric motors give electric cars the instantaneous torque that needs for fast and continuous acceleration from a standstill.

According to Alessandro Bazzoni, the strong electric offensive is a key point in the recently launched ACCELERATE strategy, which plans to add the ID.4 GTX, ID.5 coupe and ID.6 X / CROZZ to the range this year for the Chinese market.