Volkswagen Reveals ID 3 GTX Sporty Hatch

The Volkswagen ID 3 GTX has finally made its debut as a sporty variant of the ID 3 Hatchback. This much-awaited all-electric alternative to the Iconic Golf GTI has been waiting since the EV hatchback was first revealed back in 2019.

VW ID 3 GTX

Volkswagen ID 3 GTX Revealed – Highlights

The ID 3 GTX gets a performance-oriented design with several subtle elements that make the EV more sportier. These include a new GTX-specific front bumper at the front along with new LED DRLs connected by a black gloss trim. At the back, we get a rear diffuser with a sporty integrated spoiler. The overall red-black paint scheme screams performance and style, which is further enhanced by the 20-inch alloy wheels, which are standard.

VW GTX FRONT

Going inside, it is evident that the ID 3 GTX takes inspiration from the Golf GTI and gets sporty-looking seats with red stitching and GTX lettering. The EV further features a 12.3-inch infotainment screen that has been revised to run on VW’s latest software.

The EV also gets several chassis and suspension changes intended to give it a more aggressive character. The ID 3 GTX features retuned steering that now offers greater precision and has a new Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) system that uses sensors to detect wheel movement to improve handling and overall ride quality.

VW GTX INTERIOR 1

This hot hatch also gets VW’s latest APP550 electric motor on the rear axle which develops 285 hp and a substantial increase in torque as well, as much as 545 Nm. The battery has also grown from 77 kWh to 79 kWh and VW claims a range of up to 600 km for the standard variant with DC charging maxing at 175 kW.

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