Unlike VW’s first land-based electric vehicle id.3 launched a year ago, id.4 was developed for the U.S. market. The car will be available in all U.S. markets next year and will eventually be produced at Volkswagen’s chatanou plant. < / P > < p > VW has returned to its rear motor roots with the RWD emission model, adding an AC permanent magnet synchronous motor with 201 horsepower and 228 LB ft torque on the rear axle. Volkswagen estimates that the first version of the rear drive ID4 will travel 250 miles (400 kilometers) under EPA standards when the 12 module 82 kilowatt hour battery in the frame is fully charged. Following the RWD, a 302 HP four-wheel drive model will be available later in 2021. < / P > < p > when charging with 125KW DC fast charging station, id.4 will be able to charge from 5% to 80% in about 38 minutes, and it will take 7.5 hours to charge with level 2 charger in residential buildings. Each vehicle can enjoy a three-year fast charging service on the electrify America charging station network. < / P > < p > Volkswagen’s compact and decentralized electric power system packaging makes the cabin size of id.4 almost the same as the longer Tiguan. The simplified and digitized interior design is supported by a 5.3-inch digital cockpit with a 10 inch discover Pro infotainment touch screen on top. The digital cockpit can be adjusted via touch sensing control on the steering wheel, while infotainment options can be controlled by touch, non touch gesture control or “Hello ID” natural voice control. The infotainment system also adds a volume slider below the touch screen. The ID. light strip below the windshield also provides another layer of information that highlights important system and navigation details by using color and audio cues. < / P > < p > the standard id.4 feature will provide keyless access, wireless mobile charging, wiper sensing, dual zone climate control and heated steering wheel. The IQ drive driver assistance kit will also be standard with forward collision warning, emergency braking and pedestrian monitoring, adaptive cruise control, lane keeping assist and rear traffic warning. Other optional features include the Sirius XM radio, in car Wi Fi for up to four devices, and an electric tail door. < / P > < p > VW will start production of id.4 pro at the zweiko plant and launch in the U.S. market in the first quarter of 2021. The car will start at $39995, with a federal tax credit of up to $7500, so it can be as low as $32495. The precursor will wait until later in 2021, starting at $43695. Once VW starts production in Chattanooga in the United States in 2022, it plans to offer a local version for $35000. Now, American consumers start to book on the website. Like Tesla, the deposit of $100 is refundable. Global Tech

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