Volkswagen will launch the new ID.4 GTX, the first in a series of hot VW electric cars, German automaker said Friday.
Set to debut on April 28, 2021, the Volkswagen ID.4 GTX will make its debut on April 28 and will be the first of several performance ID models to come.
Similar to GTI, GTD and GTE, which the brand uses for its performance gas, diesel and hybrid models, the GTX stands for its own product brand – it charges the world of electric mobility from Volkswagen with new, intelligent sportiness.
“The letters GT have long stood for driving pleasure,” says Klaus Zellmer, Board Member for Marketing and Sales at the Volkswagen brand. “Now the X is building the bridge to the mobility of the future. Sustainability and sportiness are not mutually exclusive, but complement each other intelligently.”
As with GTI models, the GTX EVs will feature sporty design details and their own light signature to set them apart from regular ID cars.
An additional electric motor on the front axle brings the all-wheel drive into the ID. family designed for maximum efficiency. The additional motor switches on intelligently within a few milliseconds when very high performance or strong traction are required. In the new “Traction” driving mode, it is even permanently activated.
The new product brand for the ID. Family gives the ACCELERATE corporate strategy a further boost. Volkswagen wants to become the most desired brand for sustainable mobility. The goal is to increase the share of pure electric cars in Europe to 70 percent of sales by 2030. Volkswagen wants to become climate neutral by 2050; around 16 billion euros will be invested in e-mobility, hybridization and digitization by 2025.