Volkswagen has presented in style a conceptual preview of its next access electric car, the prototype ID. 2all concept. This model, whose production version will go on sale in 2025, will have a starting price of less than 25,000 euros. It will be based on the MEB Entry modular platform, being the first front-wheel drive vehicle based on the MEB platform, and will be manufactured at the Spanish plant in Martorell (Barcelona).
The VW ID. 2all will offer a maximum power of 226 CV (166 kW) and a range of 450km WLTP. The car will be able to complete 0-170 km/h in 7 seconds and reach a top speed of 160 km/h. As for the charge, it can reach 11 kW in alternating current, while in direct current it will barely take 20 minutes to go from 10 to 80% charge, an outstanding figure.
“The serial version of the ID. 2all will be a perfect electric car for every day of the year. A typical Volkswagen. With enough space and great autonomy to reach your destination without problems, even on long journeys. Thanks to the highly variable MEB, our customers will also be able to enjoy the latest technologies in a price range of around 25,000 euros. Volkswagen returns to democratize progress. That is precisely our aspiration”it states Kai Grunitzmember of the Executive Committee responsible for Technical Development.
Our protagonist measures 4.05 meters long, 1.81 meters wide and 1.53 meters high, with a generous 2.60 meter wheelbase. Therefore, its dimensions are equivalent to those of a Pole (segment B); however, its habitability is equivalent to that of a Golf (segment C).
The VW ID. 2all is situated halfway between a Polo and a Golf
Designed by Andreas Mindt, Volkswagen’s new chief designer, the ID.2 all concept draws directly from the iconic Golf design, with an unmistakable C-pillar inspired by the taut bowstring. The silhouette flees from the minivan type profile of the ID.3, being a strict two volumes. The wheels are 20-inch, and the rear features some nice full-width taillights.
The passenger compartment, with a very minimalist design, features a touch screen with 12.9 inches. The climate control panel is located in a separate module, which will improve ergonomics. The 10.9-inch digital frame and the Head-up Display They finish off a modern, simple ensemble that is not without a certain sportiness and elegance.
The trunk holds 440 liters and it has a double bottom under which several boxes of drinks can fit; In addition, there is a lockable 50-litre compartment under the rear seat, which opens with a handle. This space has been specially designed for the charging cable, the first aid kit, the reflective vests and the puncture repair kit. The passenger seat can be folded down, creating a cargo area of 2.20 meters.
The definitive model will have equipment such as the semi-autonomous driving system Travel AssistMatrix LED IQ.LIGHT headlights, Park Assist Plus with memory function, electric seats with massage, panoramic roof… Of course, there is no shortage of various supports with inductive charging function for smartphones, various USB-C and a 230-volt socket.
“We are rapidly and fundamentally transforming the company with one clear goal: to make Volkswagen a true ‘Love Brand’. The ID. 2all shows what the brand wants to promote in general: closeness to the customer, cutting-edge technologies and fantastic design. We are accelerating the transformation to take electric mobility to the next level.”Explain thomas schaferCEO of the Volkswagen brand.
The production version of the ID. 2all, which could receive the trade name ID. Golf, will be one of the ten electric models that Volkswagen will launch until 2026. Among them will also be the ID.3 restyling, the ID.7 and the ID. Buzz with extended battle, which will be released this year. The company has also confirmed the launch of a compact electric SUV in 2026; In addition, he is working on an electric car with a price of less than 20,000 euros.