Volkswagen has sent out some revealing teaser images of the all-new ID.7 Tourer for 2024, ahead over its debut locked in for next year. This will be VW’s first all-electric wagon.
The ID.7 Tourer promises “plenty of space” with high efficiency for good electric range. Specifications are yet to be confirmed but the ID.7 Tourer offers an excellent drag coefficient value of just 0.24 – up from 0.23 from the ID.7 sedan version.
Since the ID.7 essentially replaces the Passat and Arteon as the company’s new mid-sizer, the new Tourer is expected to offer impressive grand touring practicality. VW mentions a boot volume of 545 litres, or up to 1714L with the rear seats folded down. There’s also around two metres of load length with the rears folded.
As mentioned, powertrain details are yet to be confirmed. But, it would be reasonable to assume a similar offering from the ID.7 sedan. In the sedan, VW presents a 77kWh battery or an 86kWh system.
The entry 77 offers an impressive range of 621km (WLTP), while feeding a rear-mounted electric motor that produces 210kW and 550Nm. Acceleration from 0-100km/h is claimed in a respectable 6.5 seconds. The 86kWh version uses the same system but offers 700km of range.
Inside, the ID.7 Tourer is expected to borrow the huge 15-inch central touch-screen from the sedan, offering improved touch controls and operating system to VW’s recent/outgoing setups. The top model is likely to score the 14-speaker, 700W Harman/Kardon sound system from the sedan as well.
The ID.7 is one of many new all-electric models being released by Volkswagen as it strives toward an electrified future. Like many other ‘ID’ models, this new wagon is based on the company’s MED platform, which is a dedicated EV layout also used for the Audi Q4 and Q5 e-tron and Cupra Born.
A full debut will take place some time in 2024. At this stage the ID.7 Tourer will be launched in Europe initially. The sedan is set to launch in Australia next year so there is hope for this wagon as well at some point.