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  1. Dolly tow behind a motorhome??

    Volkswagen e-Golf
    Most of those limitations/warnings apply to towing the vehicle on all four wheels in contact with the ground. It also mentions bump starting your car, so I wonder how much of it is cut and paste. With a dolly system, as the OP explained, only the undriven rear wheels would be in contact with...
  2. Dolly tow behind a motorhome??

    Volkswagen e-Golf
    The dolly method is a tried and trusted method for towing vehicles behind motor homes, just not in the U.K. I don’t know the size of the motor home the OP is going to be using, if it’s a big one, I don’t see the issue.
  3. Dolly tow behind a motorhome??

    Volkswagen e-Golf
    Ah, ok, that makes sense. If it helps, and on a UK spec e-Golf, you can disengage auto-hold and turn the electronic parking brake off whilst the ignition is off. That should allow you to tow the vehicle on a dolly like any other electronic handbrake car.
  4. Dolly tow behind a motorhome??

    Volkswagen e-Golf
    You mean dolly as in front wheels off the ground? If so, I don’t see any reason why not, it’s just like dollying any front wheel drive car dragging its rear wheels.
  5. Building a rain shelter for my home EV charger

    General EV Discussion
    Not if you shake it...
  6. Building a rain shelter for my home EV charger

    General EV Discussion
    Maybe a re-purposed gentleman’s urinal from a salvage yard might do the job? Recycling is the way to go...
  7. Canceling ID.3 reservation

    Volkswagen ID.3
    In fairness, why would you try and over-market a vehicle that you can only make a finite number of? They’re going to try and sell their planned production capacity of ID3 (which looks like it’ll be easy enough) and in the meantime they meet the demand for their ICE products with the rest of...
  8. Canceling ID.3 reservation

    Volkswagen ID.3
    Well, I guess we’ll see won’t we! What you’d like to pay for an ID3 1st Edition and what you end up being asked to pay may be very different. Remember, we’re talking about the 1st Edition that VW as far as I can remember never said would be diesel Golf money, they’ll come later we’re promised...
  9. Canceling ID.3 reservation

    Volkswagen ID.3
    Where was it said it would be £26k? Thats about the UK price of a new 35.8 kWh e-Golf after incentives/PICG, and as an e-Golf is essentially hand assembled in small numbers I’m optimistic a mass produced ID3 with a smaller battery could get somewhere near that number. For the ID3 first...
  10. Canceling ID.3 reservation

    Volkswagen ID.3
    It’s only a ‘people’s car’ in that they hope it sells well and stays in production for a long time. That and it kick starting a new age of electric VW vehicles. There is hardly any new EV currently on sale that I’d describe as ‘affordable’ to the masses, but there are several relatively...
  11. Canceling ID.3 reservation

    Volkswagen ID.3
    If VW were promoting the ID3 as affordable, whatever that means, then you’d maybe have a point, but they aren’t. The ID3 is an important car for VW as it’s the first car that signals their wholesale shift to EVs. Of course the first edition will be under £40k, but if it isn’t then it’s not the...
  12. Canceling ID.3 reservation

    Volkswagen ID.3
    VW have never said as far as I can see that the ID3 1st Edition would be the same price as a diesel Golf. The regular ID3 line will be available in more ‘affordable’ trim and smaller battery sizes, and those will come after the 1st Edition allocation has hit the road.
  13. If only Instavolt were everywhere

    General Charging Discussion
    If only instavolt were everywhere, it would be bad. I do want them everywhere, don’t get me wrong, but I also wants lots of other companies competing with them. Imagine if we only had one oil company flogging us fossil fuels... Instavolt are doing the right things, we need some others to step...
  14. Canceling ID.3 reservation

    Volkswagen ID.3
    The only argument against that is that prices are very rarely that uniform across markets. The UP! GTI was cheaper over here allowing for standard equipment than it was in Europe for example. VW UK will have some say in where they price it, they import them after all and presumably know what...
  15. Canceling ID.3 reservation

    Volkswagen ID.3
    I would argue the Golf R is even more of an irrelevance for the future, unless they at least hybridise it for the Mk 8. If they do a ‘hot’ AWD ID3 or similar, that’ll sell to plenty of R fans as well. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a massive bell-end Golf fan, I’ve owned at least one of every Mk...
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