Months before its official world premiere at the IAA international motor show, Volkswagen has officially revealed the newest member of the ID. Family - the ID.3,
A day after the model was revealed, the company announced that a special edition version of the ID.3 called the ID.3 1st Edition, was open for pre-booking in 29 countries across Europe.
Believe it or not, more than 10,000 registrations were received throughout Europe during the first 24 hours itself.
Limited to 30,000 units, the ID.3 1ST special edition is being offered in four colours and three versions.
All the versions will feature large wheel rims, voice control navigation system, IQ. Light, bi-color exterior and interior design, a large panoramic glass roof, as well as augmented reality head-up display.
While the pre-booking special edition model is powered by a medium-sized battery with an electric driving range of up to 420 km, Volkswagen said that there will also be a base model with a smaller battery pack, with a range of up to 350 km.
It is said that there will also be a version with a larger battery pack with a range of up to 550 km. However, these models will only be offered later on after this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show.
That said, production of the ID.3 1ST Edition is Expected to start at the end of 2019, and the first vehicles are to be delivered in mid-2020.
All set to make its global debut in Frankfurt later this year, the ID.3 is the first Volkswagen model to be based on the brand’s Modular Electric Drive (MEB) platform.