Volkswagen launched VW I.D. concept at the Paris Motor Show 2016. This all-electric hatchback car is one of the vehicles of the future are the focus of the German car manufacturer to produce low emission vehicles. The I.D. is a brand of electric vehicles based on the Modular Electric Drive (MEB) architecture.
|2016 Volkswagen I.D. concept revealed at the Paris Motor Show 2016. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1eV1oa)|
These concept car gave the picture of design language that will be used in the electric cars by 2020. As quoted of Autocar, the car also is the first of up to five new electric models planned by Volkswagen, including a MPV similar to the earlier Budd-e concept wheeled debuted at the CES 2016 back in January, a crossover style SUV to be revealed as a concept in 2017 then a saloon and sportscar as well.
|Left side view of 2016 Volkswagen I.D. concept at the Paris Motor Show 2016. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1eV1oa)|
These concept car is equipped with the electric motors produces the power up to 168 hp, with claims 0-100 kph acceleration of less than 8 seconds and has a top speed of 159 kph. Unfortunately, Volkswagen has not given the battery specifications, but with the European testing methods, mileage owned around 400 to 600 km.
|Rear side view of 2016 Volkswagen I.D. concept at the Paris Motor Show 2016. (Picture from: http://adf.ly/1eV1oa)|
The I.D. concept can be configured with more powerful electric motors or not, as well as the capacity of the batteries. All can be customized according to the needs of consumers. Interestingly, the placement of the battery is low and in the middle of the car, so made its weight distribution approached of 50:50. Beside that the batteries can be charged up to 80 percent within 30 minutes.
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