Volkswagen, German automobile giant has unveiled its electric SUVs ID.6 Crozz. A key part of Volkswagen’s electric offensive, the new ID.6 electric SUV has three-way seating arrangements offering seating capacity for seven occupants and twin electric motors. It will be available in both six and seven-seater variants.
As the largest vehicle in the automaker’s dedicated EV portfolio that spawns out EVs with ID badge, the Volkswagen ID.6 X and ID.6 Crozz will be exclusively available in China. The ID.6 electric SUV will sit above the ID.4, which is also available in two separate variants.
Volkswagen in the Chinese market has joint venture with the local automaker FAW. Jointly the two automakers will produce the ID.6 Crozz, whereas the ID.6 X will be produced under the joint venture between Chinese and Volkswagen giant SAIC.
When it comes to design, the two electric models have similar outlines. Although, the LED headlamps, taillights, and bumpers are distinctive in each model. They will be available in both 19 and 21-inch wheels. It seems that, both the cars closely follow the ID.4 styling language, as well as remaining true to the concept model.
Developed especially for electric vehicles, both the Volkswagen ID.6 X and ID.6 Crozz are underpinned by the automaker’s dedicated MEB architecture. The Skoda Enyaq iV, Audi Q4 E-Tron, Audi Q4 Sportback E-Tron are also underpinned by the same platform.
As claimed by Volkswagen, the base model of the ID.6’s rear electric motor is capable of churning out 177 hp of power, enabling the car to sprint to 100 kmph from a standstill position in 9.3 seconds. The dual-motor variant can kick out 302 hp of power and 310 Nm of torque and is capable of accelerating to 0-100 kmph in 6.6 seconds.
With a 58-kWh battery and a larger 77-kWh pack, the Volkswagen ID.6 will be available in China. Whereas , the two variants are capable of running 436 km and 588 km, respectively. Aiming to have 50% of its total annual sales attributed to fully electric vehicles by 2030, the German automobile giant plans to launch at least eight ID-badged cars in China by 2023.