The Volkswagen ID.4 has casted a ballot the 2021 World Car of the Year by the World Car Awards jury board. The jury comprised of 93 recognized global columnists from 28 nations. Including Hormazd Sorabjee, Editor, Autocar India, and Renuka Kirpalani, Executive Editor, The Autocar Show.
Volkswagen ID.4: what you need to know
The Volkswagen ID.4 is an all-electric SUV that is somewhat bigger than the Tiguan and depends on the I.D Crozz idea displayed at Auto Expo 2020. While the ID.4 might more modest than the Tiguan Allspace. Inside room supposed to at standard boot space fixed at 543 liters. The EV required to show up in India in 2022 as a CBU, with a 77kWh battery pack that has a 520km territory (WLTP). A back mounted coordinated electric engine creates 204hp and 310Nm of force, with VW guaranteeing a 0-100kph run season of 8.5sec.
The VW ID.4 secured the title from the other two vehicles in the running, the Honda e and the Toyota Yaris (for global business sectors). This is the fifth time a Volkswagen has won this honor since 2009.
“By winning the top honor, the 2021 World Car of Year grant, the Volkswagen ID.4 shows how far EVs have come and unmistakably exhibits VW’s assurance to be a pioneer in the EV space,” said Hormazd Sorabjee.
“Many portions were won via vehicles that were an easy decision, for example, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, the Porsche 911 Turbo and Land Rover’s Defender, however to see an EV win the top honor, once more, implies things are changing, particularly when casted a ballot in by a lot of petrolheads. It is an indication of times to come,” said Renuka Kirpalani.
2021 World Car of the Year champs
The Honda e EV got the 2021 World Urban Car grant, demolishing the Honda Jazz/Fit and the Toyota Yaris, while the 2021 Performance Car grant was taken by the 992-gen Porsche 911 Turbo, defeating the Audi RS Q8 and the Toyota GR Yaris.
From among the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, Land Rover Defender and Polestar 2, the German brand’s car brought home the 2021 Luxury Car grant. In any case, the Defender stowed the 2021 World Car Design of the Year grant by wowing attendants a touch more than the Honda e and Mazda MX30.
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