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The crossover could be the most important model in VW's pivot to electric powertrains.

Volkswagen has introduced a revised ID Crozz, bridging the gap between the original Crozz concept and a future production EV.

The first Crozz was revealed just a few months ago as the third body style in VW's new 'ID' sub-brand, which will eventually encompass several EVs based on the new MEB modular platform architecture.

Perhaps aware that some customers might prefer to see a realistic preview instead of another sci-fi design study, the company has quickly followed up with the toned-down Crozz II.

The second concept retains the Crozz' "four-door coupe" profile, but with less exaggerated proportions and a front end that meshes with the design language of VW's latest production lineup. VW says the LED headlights have also taken a step toward the showroom.

Designers have revised the interior, though a rectangular steering wheel and missing B-pillar are unlikely to carry through to the assembly line.

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Dual electric motors provide 302 horsepower to all four wheels, with an estimated range of 311 miles according to the generous NEDC test cycle.

The Crozz is still a few years away from its 2020 production target. It will be sold alongside an all-electric hatchback, essentially an EV successor to the current Golf.