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Regulatory filing: VW ID.7 coming to China

The ID.7 is 4,956 mm long and is powered by an electric motor with a peak power of 150 kW.

The new model of Volkswagen's ID family, the ID.7, may not be far from its launch in China, as it enters a regulatory catalog.

China's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology today announced the latest batch of models that will soon be allowed to be sold, and the ID.7 from FAW-Volkswagen is included.

The Chinese public can submit feedback between April 12 and April 18. Entry into the catalog is the last major regulatory process for a model to be allowed to be sold in China.

The ID.7 has a length, width and height of 4,956 mm, 1,862 mm and 1,537 mm, respectively, and a wheelbase of 2,965 mm, according to the filing page.

In powertrain, the model is available in only one version, with a 150-kW peak power motor and a top speed of 155 km/h.

It has a ternary lithium battery pack and the manufacturer is a joint venture between FAW and .

In late January, Volkswagen announced that the ID.7, the sixth model in the ID series, will make its world debut in the second quarter.

The ID.7 will be a premium model and Volkswagen's second global model based on the MEB platform, following the ID.4.

On April 5, VW announced that testing of the ID.7 is almost complete and the model will be officially launched on April 17.

"The new ID.7 will enhance the upper mid-size class in Europe, China and North America," Volkswagen said in an April 5 press release.

Volkswagen's ID series of electric vehicles in China are produced by its two main joint ventures.

FAW-Volkswagen's ID. series models on sale are the ID.4 Crozz and ID.6 Crozz, two SUVs with suggested retail prices starting at RMB 217,900 ($31,660) and RMB 258,900, respectively.

SAIC Volkswagen's ID. series models are the ID.4 X and ID.6 X, with suggested retail prices starting at RMB 195,888 and RMB 259,888, respectively.

In addition to the two models in the ID. series, SAIC Volkswagen also offers the compact ID.3 model with a suggested retail price starting at RMB 162,888.

A month ago, as the price war in China's auto industry intensified, FAW-Volkswagen offered discounts of up to RMB 40,000 on ID. family models, bringing the starting price of the SUV series to as low as RMB 174,900.

($1 = RMB 6.8823)

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