32 °C Singapore, SG
May 11, 2021
Latest News
US ethanol exports rebound on near-record shipments to China The Pacific calls Australia to Fund Our Future – NOT Gas. Limiting warming to 1.5C would ‘halve’ land-ice contribution to sea level rise by 2100 Ed’s note: Space, the final frontier Only intact forests can stave off climate change Tesla posts $438 million 1Q profit on strong electric vehicle sales Lithium Systems Acquires 123 Ton eDumper Project Toyota Tsusho to conduct biofuels trials in Singapore UN declares 2021 is ‘year for action’ on climate Loss of Arctic sea ice can spoil French wine harvest Southeast Asia to establish its own framework for green investments, but natural gas remains a feature Major Asian bank says it’s not practical in the short term to cut off clients in the coal business Volkswagen Reveals the ID.6 CROZZ and ID.6 X Guest post: How finance from rich nations could drive 40% of new coal plant emissions What’s Greener In Europe — A Train, A Plane, Or A Car? What’s Dirtiest? Polestar 0: A Truly Carbon-Neutral Car By 2030 University researchers raise a toast to biofuel prospects How can small renewable power producers help the Philippines reach its 35% clean energy target? New report hails the decade of renewables as 2020 hits capacity record Low Carbon Aluminum Boosted By Audi’s Use In Automotive First To avoid future pandemics, reverse the destruction of ecosystems Eni’s new treatment plant begins operations Smart energy managed service stations coming in Singapore Is 2021 when net zero targets become a central focus for world leaders? Australia ranked worst in world on Covid recovery spending on green options How wind power is leading America’s energy transition Indoor-Grown Weed Is Spewing Carbon Into the Atmosphere China selects Siemens Energy transformers for first 66kV offshore wind farm LG Energy Solution to invest $4.5bn in US battery production expansion Waning support for nuclear power 10 years after Fukushima

Volkswagen Reveals the ID.6 CROZZ and ID.6 X

The “Auto Shanghai 2021” auto show season is here from the 19th to the 28th of April, which means brands are showing off new EVs for the Chinese market. Volkswagen officially revealed the ID.6 for the Chinese market with a prerecorded livestream on the 17th of April. Although, its pictures where leaked ahead of time.

 

ID.6 CROZZ by FAW and ID.6 X by SVW


ID.6 Crozz and X Revealed

Volkswagen, through its joint venture with FAW and SAIC, is launching the 7 seat, 3 row ID.6 Crozz (SAIC–VW) and ID.6 X (FAW–VW). This is the 3rd electric vehicle from Volkswagen based off of the MEB platform and part of the ID family, following the ID.3 and ID.4.

Image courtesy of Volkswagen

The ID.6’s size (similar to Volkswagen Atlas) is:

  • Length: 4,876 mm
  • Width: 1,848 mm
  • Height: 1,680 mm
  • Wheelbase: 2,965 mm

Volkswagen ID.6

Image courtesy of Volkswagen

The car is built on Volkswagen’s MEB modular electric platform, and the vehicle’s skateboard design was shown in the livestream. The ID.6 can have a 58 kWh or 77 kWh battery.

ID.6 via Volkswagen livestream

The ID.6 will be available in four configurations, with the highest trim having 365 miles of range (NEDC) and 342 hp.

ID.6 via Volkswagen livestream

The styling of the ID.6 mirrors the smaller ID.4 and is very tech focused. Most controls are accessed by the 12-inch central screen and by voice command, plus an optional head-up display for navigation arrows. Its design was previewed in 2019 as the Volkswagen Roomzz concept.

ID.6 via Volkswagen livestream

ID.6 via Volkswagen livestream


Specifications

ID.6 Facts and Figures

Technical Data

  • Motor type: Permanent Synchronous Magnet
  • Output levels: 132 kW/ 150 kW/ 225 kW
  • Toque: 220 Nm, 310 Nm (162 lb-ft, 229 lb-ft)
  • Battery capacity: 58 kWh/77 kWh
  • Range: 436 km/ 588 km (271 miles/ 365 miles) (China NEDC)
  • Top speed: 160 km/h (99 mph) restricted electronically
  • Transmission: 1-speed transmission
  • Emissions: Zero local emissions (Zero tailpipe emissions)

Dimensions

  • Length: 4,876 mm (192 inches)
  • Width: 1,848 mm (72 inches)
  • Height: 1,680 mm (66 inches)
  • Wheelbase: 2,965 mm (117 inches)
  • Unladen weight: 2,280 kg (5,026 lb)
  • Permissible gross laden weight: 2,849 kg (6261 lb)
  • Acceleration (0-100km/h/0–62 mph)
    • (225 kW) 6.6 seconds
    • (150 kW) 9.1 seconds
    • (132 kW) 9.3 seconds
  • Rim Sizes: 19, 20, 21 inch

Additional details

  • Panoramic sunroof
  • 12-inch infotainment screen
  • Head-up display

ID.6 via Volkswagen livestream

ID.6 via Volkswagen livestream


VW Global Electric Vision

Volkswagen has aggressive targets for full-electric market share, including 50% BEV share in both the Chinese and USA market and 70% of BEV market share in Europe by 2030, which it announced in March. Volkswagen plans to have 8 ID models in China by 2023 and is focusing on scaling up production so they can offer affordable electric vehicles. The ID.6 Crozz will be built in Anting by SAIC–VW, and ID.6 X will be produced in Foshan by FAW–VW. It is widely expected the ID.6 will be released in the USA and Europe in the future.


Volkswagen ID.6 Livestream

The livestream of the ID.6 focused on its design. The general aesthetic is “youth”/aspirational culture that is very common in Chinese car marketing.

ID.6 via Volkswagen livestream

ID.6 via Volkswagen livestream

Volkswagen ID.6

ID.6 via Volkswagen livestream

The event was hosted by Dr. Stephan Wöllenstein, who is the CEO of Volkswagen China, and two popular young Chinese stars, Elvis Wang Xi (王晰), a famous mainland Chinese pop singer, and Lianya Su (苏恋雅), a popular Chinese street dancer who starred in a streaming app variety TV show. Elvis Wang Xi drove the ID.6 Crozz and Lianya Su drove the ID.6 X.

Dr. Stephan Wöllenstein, CEO of Volkswagen China, at ID.6 reveal.

Elvis Wang Xi (王晰), a famous mainland Chinese pop singer at ID.6 reveal.

Lianya Su (苏恋雅), a popular Chinese street dancer, at ID.6 reveal.

They described the design vision as a lounge on wheels, and that it’s like traveling in a capsule of tranquility. It’s an interesting watch.

You can watch the 11 minute video (in Chinese) and see the overall video aesthetic. If you want the English version, here is a short English version.

Volkswagen ID.6

Volkswagen ID.6 livestream.

Volkswagen ID.6

Volkswagen ID.6 livestream.

Stay tuned for more news from Auto Shanghai 2021.


Sources: Volkswagen (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) and Weibo (1, 2)

For updates, follow me on Twitter or add me on LinkedIn.

 


 


Appreciate CleanTechnica’s originality? Consider becoming a CleanTechnica Member, Supporter, Technician, or Ambassador — or a patron on Patreon.

 

Have a tip for CleanTechnica, want to advertise, or want to suggest a guest for our CleanTech Talk podcast? Contact us here.

 

New Podcast: Cruise Talks Autonomous Driving Tech, Regulations, & Auto Design

 

New Podcast: Battery Mineral Mining Policies & Regional Trends

Source

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *