The Germans have produced a worthy competitor to the Tesla.
German automaker Volkswagen has started taking pre-orders for its electric car ID.3. Though production of this model has not yet started, but applications from potential buyers have already collected – for this you need to pay a Deposit of €1 thousand, according to DesignTalk. In the same way at the time went and the famous Tesla. In Germany, the base version of the German electric car will cost from €30 thousand. the model should be started at the end of this year. The first deliveries will begin approximately mid-2020.
The exact characteristics of the machine are not yet known, but according to rumors, a “green” VW will be powered by an electric motor producing 170 HP and nourish it to be, depending on the configuration, battery 45, 58 or 77 kWh h. power Reserve of electric cars will be 330, 420 and 550 km respectively. Along with drivers promised an annual access to the proprietary charging stations Volkswagen throughout Europe.
The official presentation of the German electric car expected in September in Frankfurt. In General, over the next five years, the German brand intends to present five new electric cars.
According to experts, the characteristics of the model from VW and Tesla are about the same, but the latter has an autopilot, which is constantly updated, and high-speed charging station.
“Most likely, the German machine will play Tesla, especially in the developed countries of America and Europe. Because Tesla for $39.5 thousand is already underway with the autopilot of the second generation. Plus, Tesla developed network of charging stations. And the brand is more premium than VW. Maybe in Europe she “will go”, but we in America will be more popular still Tesla”, – said UBR.ua the founder of the company Elmob Zahar, Pashun.