Volkswagen: German automaker Volkswagen wants to strengthen its hold in the EV market with three new electric SUVs in the next few years under its updated ID model plan. Under this, the company is preparing the electric version of Tiguan SUV, Trinity EV and a small EV. The Volkswagen Tiguan EV will be the first electric model to arrive in 2025, followed by the small electric SUV in 2026 and the Trinity electric SUV in 2028. Let us know the details of Volkswagen’s upcoming SUV.
Volkswagen Tiguan EV
Compared to the Volkswagen ID 4 and ID 5, the company’s Tiguan will see more classical design elements. This electric SUV is likely to be offered with both four-wheel drive and rear-wheel drive options. It will be designed on the company’s new MEB+ platform. It will see a high range of up to 700 km with new battery technology and autonomous capabilities. This architecture will help in fast charging of cars in future with charging speed of 175-200kW. The company will use its MEB+ platform for 10 new Volkswagen electric cars by 2026.
Volkswagen Small EV
Volkswagen is working on an entry-level electric SUV that will be sold alongside the Volkswagen T-Cross in the global market. The name of this model can be Volkswagen ID 2X. It may share design bits with the company’s small EV, the Derek Reilly Kupra’s Urban Rebel concept. This will be the most affordable model to come in the company’s ID SUV family. A new small electric SUV production center can be set up at the company’s new manufacturing plant near Barcelona. It will be built on the small MEB architecture. It is expected to come with 38 kWh and 56 kWh battery pack options, giving it a range of between 290 km to 418 km.
Volkswagen Trinity EV SUV
The Trinity EV SUV will be a premium crossover that will be produced at Volkswagen’s Braunschweig R&D center in Germany. In the company’s global model lineup, the new electric compact SUV will come between the Tiguan and the Touareg. This car can be landed with rear wheel drive or dual motor drivetrain. The new Trinity EV SUV will be designed on Volkswagen’s Scalable System platform. This will be Volkswagen’s most advanced and expensive electric SUV.
who will compete
The Volkswagen Tiguan EV may compete with the Hyundai Creta EV in the Indian market, which is likely to arrive by next year. The company is testing it in India. It can be launched with the design of Creta facelift.