Volkswagen will present to the public a new electric car ID. 3 of the second generation in the spring of next year, but for now, the manufacturer has published the first images of the novelty and opened pre-orders.
“New ID. 3 demonstrates our commitment to quality, design and sustainability. The design has matured and we have improved the materials used in the interior,” said Imelda Labbe, Member of the Volkswagen Board of Directors for Sales, Marketing and Aftersales.
When creating the updated version, the development team took into account a number of suggestions from customers in order to improve the product and expand the standard equipment package: “The needs of our customers are always at the center of our attention. That is why we listen carefully and focus on making sure our product portfolio meets their requirements.”
New ID. 3 will be equipped with the latest generation of software and will receive updates over the air. In addition, the standard equipment package has been upgraded to include a 12-inch display, a removable luggage compartment floor and a center console with two cupholders.
Features such as Plug & Charge and smart route planner make charging in the new ID. 3 even more simple and convenient. Volkswagen uses ID. 3 fully integrated support systems of the latest generation. Examples of this are the optionally available Travel Assist, Swarm Data and Park Assist Plus driver assistance systems.
“Part of our mission at Volkswagen is to offer cutting-edge technology and innovation across all models, including compact cars, and ID. 3 is an example of this – for example, when it comes to new convenience and assistance systems: we are taking the next step towards highly automated driving using swarm data in the latest version of Travel Assist,” explains Kai Grünitz, Member of the Board of the Volkswagen Brand in charge of development .
Customers in Germany can already order Life, Business, Style, Max and Tour versions. Starting price ID. 3 Life is 43,995 euros. Due to high order volume, customers who placed their order now are expected to receive their new ID.3 only in the fourth quarter of next year.