Skoda ENYAQ iV: As spacious as the KODIAQ but shorter than an OCTAVIA

Skoda ENYAQ iV

With the new ENYAQ iV, Škoda is giving a big step in implementing your electromobility strategy. He SUV All-electric will be ŠKODA’s first series-production vehicle based on the modular platform designed for electrification and from the Volkswagen Group (MEB).

In addition to publishing an image of the silhouette of the model that will compete with the Volkswagen ID.3 and the CUPRA el-Born.

According to Škoda, the ENYAQ iV It combines the brand’s typical strengths, such as a generous amount of space, and emotive design, and well-balanced proportions with a balanced driving experience.

The silhouette of the new ENYAQ iV gives an idea of ​​the proportions of the new electric flagship. A short front section and an elongated roofline create a dynamic exterior while offering a generous amount of interior space.

The brand has commented that the new model will be as spacious as the KODIAQ despite being shorter than an OCTAVIA.

The ENYAQ iV is available with a choice of four-wheel drive or four-wheel drive, three battery sizes and five power levels. The ENYAQ iV can be charged quickly, with a maximum capacity of 125 kW and the autonomies could reach 500 km.

The presentation of the new model is a key point of the celebrations that mark the 125th anniversary of the company.

Although the premiere will be broadcast and we will tell you all the details about this new model in due course, you have to know that it will debut in Prague on September 1, 2020.

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The electrified model of the Czech manufacturer measures 4,648 mm long, 1,877 mm wide, and has a height of 1,618 mm; It has a wheelbase of 2,765 mm and a trunk with a capacity of 585 liters. The load threshold, which for an SUV is located in a low position.

The world premiere of the vehicle will also mark the start of the advance sale; serial production of the model will begin in late 2020. Its market launch is scheduled for early 2021. The equipment version will also be offered «Founder’s Edition ‘«, Equipped with special equipment and a different aspect, limited to 1,895 units, which will commemorate the founding of the company 125 years ago.

In the basic versions, the rear engine powers the rear wheels, thus serving as a technical bridge to the manufacturer’s history. The more powerful versions have a second electric motor located at the front to transmit the torque to the road more efficiently. The most powerful variant of the model can even tow loads of up to 1,200 kg, if necessary.

The basic model is the ENYAQ iV 50; its lithium-ion battery has a gross capacity of 55 kWh (net: 52 kWh). The rear-mounted electric motor delivers 109 kW, offering a maximum range of up to 340 km. This goes up to 390 km in the ENYAQ iV 60 132 kW equipped with a 62 kWh battery (net: 58 kWh). He ENYAQ iV 80 150 kW has the greatest autonomy, 500 km in the WLTP cycle. Its 82 kWh battery (net: 77 kWh) is also used in the two versions equipped with a second electric motor and, therefore, with all-wheel drive: the 80X and the VRS, of 195 kW and 225 kW of power, respectively.

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The top-of-the-range model accelerates from 0 to 100 km / h in just 6.2 seconds and has a top speed of 180 km / h.

As part of the brand’s strategy, the launch of more than ten electrified models is planned between 2019 and the end of 2022.

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