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New Volkswagen ID.4 GTX

The Volkswagen ID.4 GTX has been unveiled, the first fully electric high-performance ID. model, and the first with dual-motor all-wheel drive, as opposed to the rear-wheel drive of other ID.4 models.

The ID.4 GTX has one electric drive motor on both the front and rear axle. Together, they deliver a maximum electrical output of 220 kW (299 hp) and can work together as electric all-wheel drive – a first for the ID. family. The ID.4 GTX can accelerate from 0 to 62 mph in 6.2 seconds.

The ID.4 GTX will be launched in Europe in summer 2021. In Germany, it will start at an entry-level price of 50,415 euros, with customers being able to apply for a (net) grant of 7,500 euros.

The ACCELERATE corporate strategy sees Volkswagen aiming to become ‘the most coveted sustainable mobility brand’. It has set itself the target of increasing the proportion of sales of purely electric vehicles in Europe to 70 percent by 2030, and will be launching at least one new electric car each year. 

Volkswagen intends to become climate-neutral by 2050 and by 2025, Volkswagen will have invested around 16 billion euros in electric mobility, hybridisation and digitalisation. 

Volkswagen is the first car maker to directly support the expansion of renewable energy on a large scale. As a result, new wind farms and solar plants are to be constructed in several regions of Europe by 2025.