After a year of waiting, customers who had pre-ordered the Volkswagen ID.3 they will finally be able to confirm their order and purchase the compact electric vehicle from the Wolfsburg house. And, as known for some time, it will not be a model like all the others, but the first exclusive series made specifically for those who had “trusted” the German manufacturer in unsuspected times.
Thus, from next June 17, whoever had expressed interest in the German manufacturer’s first full electric will be able to order the Volkswagen ID.3 1ST Edition (where 1ST stands for “first”) with prices in line with what was announced in the past months by the Wolfsburg manufacturer. At launch, the electric compact built on a modular MEB platform will be available in three different versions: the Volkswagen ID.3 1ST Edition, the Volkswagen ID.3 1ST Edition Plus and Volkswagen ID.3 1ST Edition Max.
The three versions will share the same technical base, with effective 35 kWh battery, 150 kW power engine and autonomy of 420 kilometers (given during the approval phase, calculated on the basis of the WLTP cycle). Instead, the set-ups, the interior color combinations and the standard technological equipment with which the vehicle will be equipped change.
As it is easy to imagine, the 1ST Edition it is to be considered as the “basic version” of the German compact full electric, if you can say so. Going to see the standard equipment we find adaptive cruise control acclane assist lane assist, front assist perimeter control system, park pilot front and rear parking sensors, sign recognition, led headlights with cornering function, 18-inch alloy wheels. The “package” of the standard equipment is completed by the heated steering wheel, 2-zone climatronic automatic air conditioning, heated front seats and with dedicated armrests, charging cables mode 2 (8 A) and 3 (32 A), driving profile selection, infotainment with 10-inch touch screen, discover pro streaming & internet browser. The 1ST Edition has a starting price of 37,350 euros, to which the eco-incentives provided by the central government and regions can be deducted.
There 1ST Edition Plus adds 19-inch alloy wheels to the basic equipment, Style interior with two-tone seats, electrically folding exterior rear view mirrors, central console lighting, tinted rear windows Privacy Glass, Led Matrix IQ.Light headlights, dynamic rear indicators, internal 30-color Ambient Light, keyless entry door opening and keyless entry, illuminated door handles, two-tone Silver exterior and Rear View rear view camera. The starting price of this version is 43,650 euros, to which to deduct national and regional bonuses.
There 1ST Edition Max, the most “technological” version of the three, adds 20-inch alloy wheels compared to the Plus, Style Plus interiors with electrically adjustable seats and with massage function, Panorama glass roof, Augmented reality head-up display (shows vehicle and route information on the vehicle’s windshield), 6-speaker audio system, Emergency Assist assistant in case of emergencies, and Traffic Jam Assist column assistant. The price starts from 42 thousand euros, from which the bonuses provided by the Government and Regions will be deducted.