Volkswagen set to enter the EV wagon market with the ID 7 Tourer

Volkswagen set to enter the EV wagon market with the ID 7 Tourer

ABU DHABI: Volkswagen is all set to roll out a new electric vehicle next year. The company teased the images of its first-ever EV estate, which will be called ID.7 Tourer.

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  • What will be the cargo space of the Volkswagen ID.7 Tourer?

    The upcoming Volkswagen ID.7 Tourer will have 545 litres of cargo space, expandable up to 1,714 litres with the rear seats upright.
  • What type of powertrain will the ID.7 Tourer have?

    The ID.7 Tourer is expected to have the ID.7 sedan's electric powertrain, meaning a rear-mounted electric motor with 282 horsepower output.
  • Volkswagen has revealed that the ID.7 Tourer will sit on the modular MEB platform underpinning its recent generation ID-branded models. It is believed that the wagon will have the ID.7 sedan's electric powertrain, meaning a rear-mounted electric motor with 282 horsepower output. 

    The EV will offer optimum room for cargo. Figuratively, it will have 545 litres of cargo space, expandable up to 1,714 litres with the rear seats upright. As per the claims made by the company, the boot is two metres long, setting a new benchmark. In comparison, the sedan offers boot space of around 532 litres, surpassing the 425 litres in the Tesla Model 3 and 470 litres in the BMW i4.

    Volkswagen ID 7 Tourer

    The ID 7 Tourer's expected range has not been disclosed, but considering the 700 km range of the sedan, it's expected to come close. Volkswagen has not disclosed the technical details, but it's expected that it will share many of its specifications with the sedan. The sedan comes with two battery options: a new 86kWh unit that offers up to 700 km range and supports top-ups at 200kW and a 77kWh pack that offers an impressive 615 km range with 170kW charging. It can accelerate in approximately 6.0 seconds from 0 to 100 kmph in the fastest Pro S variant.

    The Volkswagen ID 7 Tourer will share many of its features with the sedan. It will be equipped with a 15-inch infotainment touchscreen with the MIB software platform's enhanced version. Volkswagen has introduced a direct-access bar to allow you to use the main functions easily and access the main menu without the need to close active apps. It also comes with readily accessible climate controls and customizable home screens for apps you use on a frequent basis. 

    Additional details will be revealed close to the global launch of the VW ID 7 Tourer.

    Also read: Volkswagen unveils the future of GTI with ID.GTI Concept

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    From collecting Hotwheels to actually creating a list of cars driven, Abhishek has been a fanboy of cars since childhood. As much as he enjoys being behind the wheel, he also loves munching miles on big tourer bikes. 

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