Volkswagen’s next global EV is an electric successor to the Arteon sedan

VW ID.7 sedan
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While most automakers have abandoned the family-size sedan in favor of larger, higher-riding SUVs and trucks, Volkswagen is renewing its commitment with its next global EV, the ID.7, which was (partially) unveiled at CES today. The all-electric sedan, which is being positioned as a successor to the Arteon, will be the second model from VW’s ID family of electric vehicles to go on sale in the US.

As a sedan, the ID.7 has a lot going for it, including a roomy interior, impressive aerodynamics, and a healthy amount of range. An 88kWh battery is expected to propel the ID.7 to approximately 700 kilometers (434 miles) of range based on the WLTP standard. (The EPA-based range will likely be less.)

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Author: Andrew J. Hawkins