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Volkswagen ID.4 Pro Performance opens for orders

The Volkswagen ID.4 Pro Performance is now open for orders in Life, Family and Max specifications, starting at £41,570 and offering up to 323 miles of range (WLTP combined).

The Volkswagen ID.4 Life Pro Performance has a 323 mile range (WLTP combined) and costs £41,570; the ID.4 Family Pro Performance has a 318 mile range and costs £45,520; and the ID.4 Max Pro Performance has a 314 mile range and costs £49,990.

Entry-level powertrains, batteries and specifications will arrive in the coming weeks, which will see the ID.4 entry price fall to less than £32,000 with the new government grant.

The ID.4 Pro Performance models follow on from the limited-production ID.4 1ST Edition. The three models are fitted with the Pro Performance powertrain featuring a 77 kWh battery (net capacity) and 204 PS / 310 Nm electric motor. This powertrain underpins the ID.4 line-up, with the ID.4 Life Pro Performance predicted to be the top-selling version of the zero-emission SUV. The Pure models with a 52 kWh net battery capacity will go on sale in the coming months.

All three specifications can gain up to 199 miles of range from a 125 kW rapid charger in 30 minutes, while a 7.2 kW home charger takes around 11 hours to take the ID.4 Pro Performance from 0 – 100%.

The ID.4 Life has 30-colour ambient lighting; split-folding rear seats with a load-through hatch and centre armrest; and play and pause pedals; all as part of the Interior Style Package. The Infotainment Package brings a 10-inch Discover Pro touch-screen system with navigation, and inductive smartphone charging. Luxury and convenience are covered by the Comfort Package which comprises a heated, infrared-reflecting, sound-insulated windscreen; two front and two rear USB ports; 2-zone climate control; and heating for the front seats and steering wheel.

The ID.4 Family adds 19-inch alloy wheels and upgraded equipment packs. The Design Package Plus brings IQ.Light LED matrix headlamps and LED lighting also features in the door handle recesses and in the rear lights. Privacy glass for the rear windows and a large panoramic sunroof complete the pack. The Comfort Package Plus upgrades the climate control to a 3-zone system, and provides features for the car’s luggage area including a net partition and luggage net, while the Assistance Package adds a rear-view camera, and Keyless Access locking and starting system.

The ID.4 Max with the Infotainment Package Plus has a larger 12-inch Discover Max infotainment system as well as Volkswagen’s augmented reality head-up display, which safely and seamlessly overlays instructions and information over the road in front of the driver so they can keep their eyes on the road at all times. The Interior Style Plus pack adds sport seats with integrated headrests. These seats also provide 12-way electric seat adjustment, memory and massage function, in addition to heating for both front seats.

Driver assistance is enhanced by the Assistance Package Plus which provides Travel Assist, Lane Assist, Emergency Assist and Side Assist systems, while parking is made simple and convenient with the addition of the Area View cameras. The Easy Open & Close system allows remote unlocking of the tailgate, as well as electric operation with sensor control – wave a foot under the rear bumper to operate the tailgate. In addition to all this the ID.4 Max gets adaptive dampers (DCC) for customisable suspension characteristics, as well as progressive steering. Finally, a heat pump is also included as standard, to allow optimal efficiency from the electric powertrain.

The ID.4 Pro Performance has a towing capacity of up to 1,000 kg – while the heat pump is available optionally (£1,250) on the Life and Family specifications, and is standard equipment on the ID.4 Max. Four alloy wheel options are available in sizes ranging from 18 inches to 21 inches, depending on specification.

The ID.4 is also customisable with colours including premium Mangan Grey Metallic, vibrant Honey Yellow Metallic, sleek Moonstone Grey, Scale Silver Metallic and Blue Dusk metallic, as well as Glacier White.

Deliveries of the ID.4 Pro Performance are expected to commence during the first week of May.

The ID.4 is sold around the globe and also produced in two Chinese factories, while an American and second German plant will commence production next year.