Based mostly on the all-wheel-drive ID.4 GTX, the ID.Xtreme will get extra energy and a raised suspension
Volkswagen’s ID household continues to develop. Standing for ‘Clever Design,’ the sub-brand represents the German automaker’s all-electric secure, with the ID.4 presently on sale in Canada; and the ID. Buzz and ID. Aero destined for our shores by 2024.
And whereas VW hasn’t dedicated to producing the just-revealed ID.Xtreme, an off-road adaptation of the ID.4 GTX — which isn’t out there in Canada — the idea appears to be like able to roll. It was unveiled on the ID.Treffen occasion in Locarno, Switzerland final week.
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As with all of the ID autos, the Xtreme relies on VW’s modular electric-drive platform (MEB), however with a superb dose of software program upgrades to deliver out the beast within the all-wheel drive idea. It shares the identical dual-electric-motor configuration because the ID.4 GTX, however will get a extra highly effective rear-drive motor, and horsepower is elevated to 285 kW (382hp) over the GTX’s 220 kW (295 hp) due to these software program tweaks.
Beauty additions embrace 18-inch off-road wheels, a entrance bumper with a modified crash bar, 50-mm-wider wings, and LED lights on the roof. The suspension can be raised to enhance off-road functionality. And so as to add to its rugged atmosphere, the idea has a novel sound that’s projected externally by way of a speaker in a wheel effectively.
Cabin upgrades embrace Alcantara trim, closely bolstered seats, and orange accents all through.