2023 Volkswagen ID.3 GTX – A more powerful model of Volkswagen ID.3 has been rumored after the company showcased an identity concept with a more athletic appearance at the year 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show. The brand has now confirmed that the car will become real and could be named ID.3 GTX once it comes out in 2023.
2023 Volkswagen ID.3 GTX Changes
When asked about the fast version of Volkswagen’s all-electric family car Volkswagen’s product line spokesperson, Martin Hube, revealed that of course, the project is moving forward’. Hube also said that the launch of the GTX el will occur in conjunction with the facelift that will be mid-life of the ID.3 and is expected to be released next year. Volkswagen already has GTI as well as the R badge on its sporty models of internal combustion engine vehicles that rival the other high-performance vehicles such as the Hyundai i30 N. However, GTX signifies a higher performance version within the electric vehicle lineup including the ID.3. ID.3 is scheduled as the 3rd vehicle to sport the GTX badge after earlier models like the ID.4 along with the ID.5.
The ID.3 GTX is likely to be available that has a capacity that will be comparable to the larger ID.4 GTX. Dual motors that produce 295bhp which will be installed to the ID.4 can cover from 0-62mph in 6.2 seconds. The smaller ID.3 is likely to achieve the same speed. The release of a new ID.3 GTX model will be the perfect news for fans of the brand who are seeking to purchase one that is electric but will still provide enjoyment. The possibility of adding Volkswagen’s Volkswagen R brand to their electric vehicles will also encourage buyers who are looking for more sporty vehicles when manufacturers shift to completely electric vehicles.
Volkswagen Passenger Cars Chief Operating Officer, Ralf Brandstatter, has stated that fun-to-drive vehicles deserve a place in German manufacturers of the future of digital autonomous technology. While he believes there’s an advantage to decreasing the number of steering inputs required on a long journey, it is important to have the ability to be in control of a car and have fun driving it.
2023 Volkswagen ID.3 GTX Future
Volkswagen has shown previously an ID.X concept to serve as the base for future designs. This car featured 335bhp and one electric motor, but was just an illustration of the possibilities that might be achievable and also as a base for future engineering developments.