The Volkswagen ID X, a performance sedan concept, is a glimpse into the future of Volkswagen performance models. Based on the ID 7, it develops 566 hp, making it the most powerful VW to date.
The future of performance: The Volkswagen ID X, a performance sedan concept, is a glimpse into the future of Volkswagen performance models. Based on the ID 7, it develops 566 hp, making it the most powerful VW to date. This unique model gives us a glimpse of what future high-performance Volkswagen electric vehicles (EVs) could look like.
Unveiling of the plant: The ID X Performance was revealed at the annual meeting of the Volkswagen ID Driver’s Club in Switzerland. Following the ID GTI concept presented at the Munich Motor Show, it demonstrates Volkswagen’s commitment to electric sports cars. Interestingly, it shares the “X” moniker with a four-wheel-drive performance version of the Volkswagen ID 3, revealed in 2021.
A preview of future models: While it’s unconfirmed how much of a preview of the already-confirmed ID 7 GTX the ID This fits with Volkswagen’s plans for an electric future for its leading performance sub-brand.
Sporty interiors: The interior of the ID X is designed with performance in mind. It features red accents on the steering wheel and dashboard, carbon bucket seats and Alcantara on the top of the dashboard and door panels. The 15-inch touchscreen uses the latest version of Volkswagen’s MIB infotainment software.
Feed the beast: The ID X is powered by two electric motors – one on each axle – delivering a total power of 566 hp. It also has a boost function for short-term power surges. Although exact performance figures have not been released, this 4WD ID 7 is expected to go from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 4 seconds, rivaling the Tesla Model 3 Performance.
Athletic Exterior: The ID.X Performance highlights its athleticism through its dynamic exterior design. It features sporty elements like a carbon front splitter and a rear diffuser. Engineers increased toe-in by 80 millimeters and lowered the stiff-spring sports suspension by 60 millimeters for increased agility.
Sporty wheels and interiors: The vehicle sits on 20-inch sports alloy wheels with central locking and size 265 racing tires. A carbon spoiler at the rear provides the necessary downforce while tinted taillights reinforce its sporty look. Inside, occupants sit on carbon bucket seats with red accents highlighting its sporty characteristics.
Dual motor drive: The ID.X Performance show car features a dual-motor drive with an additional asynchronous motor on the front axle creating all-wheel drive. This type of transmission is ideal for providing short-term power in the form of a boost function managed by a Vehicle Dynamics Manager. The energy for this drive is provided by a drive battery which enables continuous high power output and short charging times with a charging capacity of up to 200 kW.