2017 Frankfurt Motor Show opens doors in Frankfurt today, and new fabulous concepts and new models are just the point crowds of visitors are gawping at there. This year, some outrageous concepts are expected to be introduced, so let’s see where the focus is.
Volkswagen, the brand at the centre of the outgoing Dieselgate scandal, has revealed the updated VW I.D.Cross II, considering the electric concept to be better choice in the wake of the emission scandal.
As VW aims to expand its electric cars model range, the current concept is arguably a part of the strategy. Underpinning the long-wheelbase version of the Tiguan Allspace, the pure-electric I.D. Cross looks like a more compact, shorter (with a 2773mm wheelbase) and cheaper, sure enough, version of Lambo’s Urus, sitting alongside a four-door coupe and an SUV. The zero-emission concept rides on an electric motor that outputs 301bhp and accelerates a top speed of 180kmph.
The high-performance battery can be re-charged in about 30 minutes to 80% of its capacity via a fast-charger. For Frankfurt, Volkswagen updated the paint choice (the expo I.D. Cross is painted in ‘Hibiscus Red Metallic’), the design of LED headlights and the re-equipped interior, with wide sliding doors and the CleanAir system developed newly.