Closer look at Volkswagen's ID.3 Golf-sized electric hatch

VW Crozz

Initially, a special First Edition will be offered with a WLTP range of 261 miles, cost less than €40,000 ($44,800) and will be limited to 30,000 cars.

Every member of this new model family will bear the ID name, which VW says "represents a new, independent series of products in the brand portfolio".

Of course, VW did not reveal completely uncamouflaged images of the ID.3 but instead showed it with a stomach-upsetting vinyl wrap in a moire pattern resembling a malfunctioning cathode-ray tube television.

Finally, there'll be the ID.3 1ST Max.

At least 70 migrants drown off coast of Tunisia after boat capsizes
At least 50 people died in the incident, with 16 survivors, the UN's International Organization for Migration says. She said the migrants included people from Bangladesh and Morocco, among other nationalities.

Volkswagen opened up pre-booking for the upcoming ID.3 electric hatchback on Wednesday. For example, there'll be voice control and navigation, as standard. The basic model of the vehicle will include voice control and a navigation system, too, while the "ID.3 1st Plus" model will feature interior lighting and a two-tone exterior.

The ID 3 will come with built-in fast-charging technology, allowing for a maximum speed of 100-125kW DC charging. That gets a panoramic glass roof and an augmented reality head-up display. They have loyal customers in Europe (I'm originally from the UK), they can afford to position bost mass-market cars under the VW brand, as well as up-market models via Porsche and Audi using the same underlying technology, so plenty of synergies, and they're the only auto company who has taken building a charging network seriously, although in the USA that's all part of the diesel scandal payback.

Those who pre-order the ID 3 1st edition must provide a $1,123 deposit and will also gain access to no-cost charging at all public charging points connected to the Volkswagen charging app for one year.

The ID.3 will not be sold in the US, but it kicks off a new family of electric models, all of which will wear the ID name paired with a number. Volkswagen said production is expected to begin at the end of 2019, with deliveries starting in Europe around mid-2020. Volkswagen is working hard to eliminate the hitches. Talk of AR is pertinent - digital innovation is rife inside, and the interior is a step change from current Volkswagen cabins, according to those who've seen inside the electric vehicle.

Related News:



Most liked

Amazon Echo smart speaker for kids violated privacy law, advocacy groups say
The complaint says Amazon may be running afoul of the federal Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. An undated handout image of Amazon's Echo Dot Kids Edition .

New material may revolutionise the way we recycle plastic
A new material which allows plastics to be broken down and recycled over and over again could spell an end to single use products. Plastic recycling figures are trending down, making breakthroughs in recyclable plastic all the more important.

Trail Blazers' Curry calls Barton, Nuggets 'sassy' after Game 6 dustup
McCollum combined for 62 points on 48.9 percent shooting from the field. "Some things are going to happen". They'll be extra motivated to push this series to a Game 7 on the Nuggets' home floor on Sunday.

Why Madrid Open loss to Dominic Thiem was 'the worst'
Why not? It's going to be tough, but it can definitely happen because a man's body is ready to win I think Slams at 18, 19. Austria's Thiem eventually came through 3-6 7-6 (13-11) 6-4 to set up a meeting with world number one Novak Djokovic .

James Cameron Congratulates Avengers: Endgame For Overtaking Titantic's Box Office
For those that haven't seen Endgame , the plot involving time travel, took a romp down memory lane by revisiting the events of the first Avengers film.

F1 points leader Valtteri Bottas says vehicle drastically improved from preseason
On single-lap pace, Ferrari had a 0.3s deficit to Mercedes , and the gap extended to 0.4s to 0.5s on like-for-like long runs. Ferrari has shown promise throughout the opening four races and, arguably, had the quicker vehicle in two of the four.

Busy Philipps says she had abortion at age 15
Kemp, before signing the legislation on Tuesday, said at the state Capitol that he expects legal challenges. Other organizations have been vowing to challenge Georgia's law since before it was passed .

Venezuela sparks Trump’s OUTRAGE as Maduro arrests Guaido’s deputy
Guaido invoked the constitution to assume an interim presidency in January, arguing Maduro's 2018 reelection was illegitimate. His arrest on Wednesday night was both freaky and dramatic. "We, democrats, remain on our feet to fight".

Ubisoft Officially Unveils ‘Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Breakpoint’
In addition, the team released the first screenshots and a gameplay trailer for it that you can find below. Ubisoft published a almost 14-minute-long gameplay walkthrough alongside the announcement trailer.

Benjamin Watson to sign with Patriots
It's disappointing that the Saints were unable to bring Watson back for another year, but it makes sense why he'd go elsewhere. In regard to those remaining out there, the Buffalo Bills are reportedly interested in one of the top playmakers on offense.

Jimmy Butler offers very honest take on Joel Embiid's health
That's a far cry from the 27.5 points, 13.6 rebounds and 18.7 shots per game he averaged in the regular season. But Embiid is averaging ten fewer points per game in the National Basketball Association playoffs.

Ex-Tiger Mike Fiers joins Verlander, Scherzer with second no-hitter
Reds Injuries: Alex Wood: 10-day IL (back), Scooter Gennett: 60-day IL (groin), Alex Blandino: 10-day IL (knee). Their game against the San Francisco Giants on Monday in Cincinnati was halted briefly due to a swarm of bees .

Federer victorious on clay court return - Madrid Masters 2019
Top-ranked Novak Djokovic advanced to the third round of the Madrid Open with a 6-4, 6-2 win over Taylor Fritz on Tuesday. The No. 4 seed skipped the entire clay court season the past two years for fitness reasons.

White House Takes A Few Hours To Fix 'Red Socks' Typo
Swanson picked up his first major league win in his last outing, which came against the Indians on the road Sunday afternoon. Chris Sale allowed one run on three hits while striking out 14 over eight innings of work, not factoring in the decision.

Improved Naomi Osaka reaches Madrid Open quarters
Martic has advanced to a meeting with Stephens without winning a match point in her last two matches. The worry-free state allows Osaka time to appreciate her opportunity to improve her clay-court game.