VW ID.3 Convertible teased as Volkswagen tries new electric strategy

Volkswagen is teasing a new all-electric convertible, apparently considering a more playful use of its EV drivetrain as the ID.4 crossover arrives in the US. The potential VW ID.3 convertible would be an open-top version of the ID.3 hatchback which went on sale in Europe last year, the first production example of the automaker’s MEB electric vehicle architecture.

MEB has been VW’s focus for the last few years, a modular car platform designed to underpin electric models from across its brands. 

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2022 VW Taos Basecamp Unveiled With Off-Road-Inspired Looks
VW Taos Basecamp Concept Previews Future Accessories

Just two weeks ago, Volkswagen unveiled the Taos Basecamp concept and it’s now introducing it as a production model. In Read more

2021 Genesis GV80: A Luxury SUV That Should Scare Mercedes and Audi
Tested: 2021 Genesis GV80 2.5T Is a Powerful Four in a Fresh SUV Wrapper

Yes, it's the SUV Tiger Woods was driving. But it's so much more than that. Some cars get you noticed. Read more

2022 Volkswagen Taos Plays Big Among Subcompact SUVs
2022 Volkswagen Taos Plays Big Among Subcompact SUVs

Nearly as large as the compact Tiguan, the Taos is an attractive new entry point for VW's crossover lineup. The Read more

Manhart Golf GTI 290 has a tuned 290HP turbo engine
Manhart Golf GTI 290 has a tuned 290HP turbo engine

German tuning house Manhart has sprinkled its tuner magic on the eighth-gen VW Golf GTI. In true Manhart tradition, the Read more

VW Taos Basecamp Concept Previews Future Accessories
VW Taos Basecamp Concept Previews Future Accessories

Volkswagen has found success with its Basecamp concepts, which take regular VW models and adds a host of neat accessories. Read more

Volkswagen Taos Basecamp Concept arrives just in time for summer
Volkswagen Taos Basecamp Concept arrives just in time for summer

Yes, the VW Taos Basecamp is a concept for now. But we have a strong feeling it won’t remain a Read more

Tested: 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI Still Defines The Hot Hatch
Tested: 2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI Still Defines The Hot Hatch

VW's latest generation of its classic hot hatchback takes on Little Tujunga Canyon Road. Good cars make you smile. The Read more

2022 Volkswagen Tiguan arrives this fall with a new face and more standard features
2022 Volkswagen Tiguan arrives this fall with a new face and more standard features

German automaker Volkswagen is done teasing with the 2022 Tiguan. VW unveiled the newest U.S.-spec Tiguan crossover in a recent Read more

Next-gen Volkswagen T7 Multivan teased again
Next-gen Volkswagen T7 Multivan teased again

Latest images reveals how VW has stretched the wheelbase to maximise space within Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has released yet another Read more

Volkswagen Amarok W580 off-road flagship coming
Volkswagen Amarok W580 off-road flagship coming

Rugged 4x4 dual-cab to be next Walkinshaw-developed VW ute, taking on Ford Ranger Raptor Volkswagen Australia and Walkinshaw Automotive Group Read more

2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI review
2022 Volkswagen Golf GTI review

We have no choice but to warn you that this entire review is one big tease. The pair of 2022 Read more

Williams and Italdesign Launch Their Own EV Platform
Williams and Italdesign Launch Their Own EV Platform

The design firm and the Formula 1–related engineering company have created a modular platform that can be used for electric Read more