This 2018 Geneva Motor Show concept car transfers the charismatic design DNA of the innovative I.D. models into the world of large saloon cars. In the process, the lounge-like interior was redefined as well. Thanks to its new vehicle architecture, the car offers its passengers a level of spaciousness beyond that of typical premium-class vehicles in the five-metre category. This particular feeling of spaciousness is part of the vehicle’s unique comfort experience.
Operating the I.D. Vizzion is fully effortless thanks to intuitive interactions between human and machine using augmented reality, mixed-reality eyewear (HoloLens) and voice-control functionality.
Augmented reality entails the use of virtual control elements and displays which are projected inside the car. Passengers view these features with their HoloLens and operate them using gesture control. The car’s communications technology has advanced to make it a virtual assistant which is capable of learning and responds empathically.
The I.D. Vizzion offers one thing above all: greater personal space. That is because it is a smart device on wheels that does not require a driver and thereby becomes a chauffeur, and because it is so comprehensively connected that it is part of the digital world, and because it gives its passengers space to relax, communicate, or work while on the road.
The I.D. Vizzion demonstrates how Volkswagen is introducing new innovations year after year on its path to the future and is making driving more exciting than ever: while user operation via augmented reality gives an outlook on the year 2030, with automated driving at the highest level already conceivable starting in 2025.
Yet, the design of the I.D. Vizzion, the electric all-wheel drive system with two electric motors and 225 kW system output, and its operating range of up to 665 kilometres point towards the year 2022. This is the year when the initial version of the I.D. Vizzion with conventional controls will be launched.
With the I.D. Vizzion, Volkswagen is also demonstrating the excellent overall potential of the newly developed technological basis for the I.D. Family, called the All-New Electric Architecture.
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