A 550-HP EV With Aggressive Aero


Volkswagen’s upcoming electrification onslaught features a vary of efficiency EVs. We simply noticed the ID. GTI idea in Munich, and we all know the ID. Buzz and ID.3 fashions will each get efficiency upgrades courtesy of VW’s new GTX badge.

However now VW goes all-in on efficiency with a devoted idea automobile aptly named the ID.X Efficiency. Primarily based on the ID.7 sedan, the ID.X Efficiency shares little or no in widespread visually with its pedestrian counterpart past a fundamental form.

The entrance finish incorporates a fierce makeover with a big black grille on the base of the bumper and matching vents at every nook. There’s additionally a carbon fiber diffuser and a GTI-esque pink trim that wraps your complete car. Chunky black plastic covers the wheel wells, which home a set of 20-inch sport alloys with particular racing rubber.

Volkswagen ID.X Performance Concept

The again finish bears an enormous rear spoiler atop the trunk lid, with a beneficiant carbon fiber diffuser on the base of the bumper, and that very same pink piping from the entrance and sides of the automobile additionally extending to the rear. The complete automobile sits 2.4 inches (60 millimeters) decrease than the standard ID.7.

By way of efficiency, the ID.X idea makes use of the ever-present MEB structure that underpins almost all trendy VW EVs, with two electrical motors giving it a complete output of 550 horsepower (411 kilowatts). And identical to the ID.7, the ID.X Efficiency idea has a DC quick charging capability of 200 kilowatts.

Volkswagen ID.X Performance Concept
Volkswagen ID.X Performance Concept

In fact, there is no affirmation that this idea will ever make it to manufacturing, however VW has already confirmed (and teased) a warmer ID.7 GTX with aggressive accents, improved aerodynamics, and hopefully extra energy. The ID.X Efficiency idea, in the meantime, will likely be on show on the worldwide ID. Treffen present, which takes place in Locarno, Switzerland, till September 9.


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