The following member of Volkswagen’s rising household of ID-badged electrical automobiles has been noticed.

It is a mid-size crossover SUV with third-row seats that VW previewed final 12 months with the ID Roomzz concept, and in manufacturing guise it should probably go by the title ID 6.

Volkswagen ID Roomzz concept

Volkswagen ID Roomzz idea

Given the shortage of camouflage gear, the launch is probably going lower than a 12 months away. The one components hidden are the lights and grille. They have been lined with stickers designed to make the automobile resemble a tester for a Peugeot.

Just like the ID Roomzz idea, the ID 6 rides on a stretched model of Volkswagen Group’s versatile MEB platform, the automaker’s mainstream EV structure. The ID Roomzz measured 193.5 inches in size and the ID 6 prototype appears to be about the identical. The ID 6 misses out on the idea’s minivan-style sliding doorways and cameras as an alternative of facet mirrors, although.

VW MEB platform

VW MEB platform

There’ll probably be a number of powertrain choices to select from. Wanting as soon as once more to the ID Roomzz, we are able to count on no less than one powertrain to encompass a dual-motor system delivering about 306 horsepower, or sufficient for 0-62 mph acceleration in 6.6 seconds and a high pace of 111 mph.

The ID Roomzz was additionally fitted with an 82-kilowatt-hour lithium-ion battery. VW stated the battery might ship 250 miles of vary and, with quick charging, might add an 80% cost in about 30 minutes.

2022 Volkswagen ID 6 spy shots - Photo credit: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

2022 Volkswagen ID 6 spy pictures – Picture credit score: S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

The one ID autos confirmed for the USA are the ID 4 small crossover and a religious successor to the Microbus previewed by 2017’s ID Buzz concept. Given the recognition of crossovers right here, there is a good probability the ID 6 makes it over, too. It might compete immediately with the Tesla Mannequin X.

The ID four can be revealed later this month. It ought to be adopted by a coupe-like model and this ID 6 someday in 2021. The Microbus successor is due in 2022. Different ID members are prone to embrace an ID 1 subcompact hatch and ID 5 mid-size sedan and wagon.