2023 Volkswagen ID.8 What We Know So Far

2023 Volkswagen ID.8 – While we don’t have any pictures of it, Volkswagen has confirmed a three-row SUV is scheduled to launch on its electric vehicle platform. The SUV for families will be dubbed ID.8 and we’re expecting it to have the same style as the larger ID.6 (shown below) that was launched to this Chinese market. It is expected that the ID.8 will be a lot bigger than the ID.4 which puts it in the same category as mid-sized SUVs. It will come with three rows of seating and seats for seven passengers. Rear-wheel drive is likely to be an option, but a dual-motor or all-wheel-drive configuration is likely to be an option. It’s not clear at present how large of batteries Volkswagen can offer in the US however in China customers of the smaller ID.6 can choose between one of a 58.0 or 77.0-kWh pack, which has an operating range of upto 360 miles on the larger option. The two models are identical in terms of. Due to the growing popularity of crossovers with three rows, VW would be wise to introduce ID.8 to the market. ID.8 to market as soon as possible and we’re hoping to see it in the year 2023 model in 2023.

2023 Volkswagen ID.8 SUV
2023 Volkswagen ID.8 SUV

2023 Volkswagen ID.8 New Design

The ID.8 is brand new it will also be the biggest model from Volkswagen’s ID lineup as it goes on sale. More details will be made available in the weeks leading up to the SUV’s release date. Similar to ID.4 and ID.4, the ID.8 is likely to be available in the basic, Pro, and Pro S trims. It could also be available as the 1stEdition edition in a limited-run version for its debut model year. We’re estimating the price above but won’t know what it will set you back, or what features will be offered as standard or added on to the model until the time of its official launch.

Engine

Volkswagen hasn’t yet released details on the ID.8’s powertrain, however, we’re assuming that the SUV will be available in rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configurations with either two or one electric motor that provides propulsion. If we have the chance to the ID.8 We’ll update this report with our driving impressions as well as results from tests.

2023 Volkswagen ID.8 SUV Specs
2023 Volkswagen ID.8 SUV Specs

Battery Life

In China, The ID.6 will come with either or a 58.0 or 77.0-kWh battery pack The latter promises up to 360 miles of driving range on a single charge. The ID.8 which will be shipped across to America may be slightly bigger than the ID.6 however it will likely make use of the identical batteries. The fast-charging technology is likely to be standard, and it was in ID.4, which is smaller. ID.4.

Interior Design

The three rows of seating put the ID.8 into competition with the more costly Tesla Model X and the Rivian R1S, a family-friendly SUV that has an all-electric motor. All models are likely to have a glass roof and an impressive 12.0-inch touchscreen that will be used for a lot of the vehicle’s controls.

2023 Volkswagen ID.8 SUV Interior
2023 Volkswagen ID.8 SUV Interior

2023 Volkswagen ID.8 Price & Release Date

There’s no date for its release yet on this model, the VW ID8, but it is expected to be announced before 2025 to help VW meet its goals to provide a wide range of electric vehicles by 2025. Based on the price for those of the ID3 and ID4, it is possible to expect to see the ID8 to cost 20 percent more than the American-style Atlas SUV. If the model were to be made available in the UK the price could cost as low as PS70,000.