Volkswagen (Volkswagen) has started production of the first working model of electric vehicles based on the ID concept Rooms (Rooms). This 7-seater electric SUV can be named ID.6.
Volkswagen has built the ID.6 SUV in China together with its local partner SAIC. The first pre-production unit of ID.6 has come out of the production line of the company’s factory. Room is a very interesting concept model that will be the basis for upcoming cars of the ID series.
The Volkswagen ID.6 will be one of the largest electric SUVs available in the market. Its length is 4915 mm, width 1890 mm, and height 1760 mm. In the German carmaker’s line up, the ID.6 SUV is placed above its ID.3.
The electric powertrain of ID.6 is derived from ID. Vizzion, which combines two engines. The first engine works on the front axle and generates 101 hp of power and 140 Nm of torque. While a more powerful engine has been given on the rear axle which generates 201 hp power and 309 Nm torque. Together, this SUV gets a total power of 302 hp and torque of 449 Nm.
The ID.6 electric SUV accelerates from 0 to 100 kilometers per hour in just 6.6 seconds. The top speed of this car is 180 kilometers per hour. The car has 3 driving modes. The driver can decide based on whether the car is run on rear wheels, front wheels, or all wheels.
According to reports, the electric SUV will be available with two battery options – 77kWh and 111 kWh. Once on a full charge, this SUV can travel from 450 kilometers to 600 kilometers.
The Volkswagen ID.6 is expected to be introduced in China in 2021. However, reports suggest that the ID.6 electric SUV may arrive in Europe in the spring of 2022.
This new electric SUV from Volkswagen will compete with Tesla Model X (Tesla Model X). However, the price of ID.6 may be much lower than the Tesla Model X. Its price is likely to be closer to the Tesla Model Y range.