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Performance anxiety

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I've ordered an ID.4 Style pro. Due to do a few reasons only just ordered. However I'm already feeling performance anxiety and wondering if I should have ordered the pro performance. Half of the problem is I've only been able to test drive the performance model so it's hard to tell if I'd be happy with just Pro.
Has anybody driven/owned both and can give a comparison?
I've currently got an Audi A4 2.0litre petrol and that's got more than enough power for what I need. I'm struggling to be able to compare the power to the EV equivalents. It's very very much a family car, 80% of my driving will have 4 of us in it, so I'm not going to be racing around but I consider myself a confident and relatively quick driver.
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Kind of in the same boat myself. In the end chose a better spec lower performance car over a better performance lower spec car from a different brand.

The actual revelation in my case was the simple fact that overtaking for example would be a much easier task in an EV than similarly performing ICE as the performance is more easily accessed without the need to downshift etc.

Racing from traffic lights is not important in my use case either, but again acceleration is accomplished much easier than in an ICE of equivalent or even slightly better performance.

For me the drive experience is all about easy and swift performance without putting too much stress to the tyres or drivetrain components. A single motor EV still has the traditional components like driveshaft joints etc. Especially worth to note in a FWD car, probably not so much in a RWD like the ID4.
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