The 2021 Skoda Enyaq iV is the model’s first electrical SUV and relies on the MEB structure, promising 302 bhp on the RS model with a most vary of 510 km, relying on the variant.
Skoda Auto has lastly lifted the curtains off its first electrical SUV – the 2021 Enyaq iV. The mannequin began life because the Skoda Imaginative and prescient iV idea showcased on the Geneva Motor Present final yr and is the most recent mannequin to be based mostly on the Volkswagen Group’s MEB structure for electrical autos. It’s the Czech cousin of the Volkswagen ID.four electrical SUV that can go on sale in Europe by the top of 2020. The 2021 Skoda Enyaq iV electrical SUV is barely smaller than the new-generation Octavia by way of dimensions whereas providing the identical cabin area as its largest SUV – the Kodiaq. It’s the second all-electric providing from the Czech carmaker after the CITIGOe iV.
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The all-new Skoda Enyaq iV electrical SUV boasts of sturdy but easy traces and the production-ready mannequin seems equivalent to the sketches launched over the previous few weeks. The SUV will get the brand new ‘Crystal Face’ that’s illuminated and is kind of the shock on the providing. Skoda additionally says that the brand new Crystal Face is a brand new design route that will likely be seen on future choices as nicely. The unit makes use of 130 LEDs to realize the illumination and has been borrowed from the idea model.
The sharply styled headlamp cluster is an all-LED unit on the brand new Enyaq iV, whereas the rear additionally sports activities LED taillights with the razor-sharp design. Skoda can be providing Matrix LED headlights as an elective characteristic on the SUV. The providing comes with 18-inch wheels proper from the bottom variant and that is extraordinarily likeable, whereas the range-topping variations get the huge 21-inch alloys on provide.
Inside, the 2021 Skoda Enyaq iV will get tastefully achieved interiors with a minimal and clutter-free look. The cabin makes use of a wholesome mixture of pure, processed and recycled supplies with ten theme packages out there together with the choice to personalise the cabin to the proprietor’s style. The centre-piece is the huge 13-inch touchscreen infotainment system that shares its person interface with different Skoda vehicles, however the unit stays unique to the Enyaq iV. The brand new Digital Cockpit additionally options on the automobile together with the brand new three-spoke steering wheel. The electrical SUV can be loaded on the know-how entrance with options like a head-up show with augmented actuality and remote-controlled parking.
Like all Skoda autos, the brand new Enyaq iV too comes with ample intelligent options just like the tip-to-close electrical tailgate, digital pedal, and sleep package deal that places the automobile’s electrics on sleep mode. There’s an ice scraper with a tyre tread depth gauge on the within of the tailgate. Regardless of the huge proportions, Skoda claims a drag coefficient of 0.27 cd on the Enyaq iV electrical SUV. This, together with the low rolling resistance tyres assist enhance effectivity. There’s additionally an elective warmth pump for the AC that cuts down the quantity of vitality utilized by the battery to additional enhance vary.
The protection gear on the electrical SUV is expansive as nicely with 9 airbags, Proactive occupant safety system, Crew Defend Help, Collision Avoidance Help, Flip Help, Exit warning, and a bunch of different energetic and passive security aids.
Coming to the powertrain, the 2021 Skoda Enyaq iV electrical SUV will likely be supplied in a number of configurations of energy and vary. There are at the least 5 variants to select from with the entry-level Enyaq 50 iV creating 109 kW (146 bhp) and 220 Nm of peak torque from its electrical motor. The bottom model will get a 55 kWh battery pack with a spread of 340 km on a single cost and a prime pace of 160 kmph. The opposite energy outputs from the electrical motor embody – 177 bhp/310 Nm, 201 bhp/310 Nm, and 261 bhp/425 Nm. Nonetheless, the Skoda Enyaq RS iV variant is successfully the producer’s strongest providing ever produced with 302 bhp and 460 Nm on provide from two electrical motors. The RS model additionally has a better prime pace of 180 kmph and may dash from 0-100 kmph in 6.2 seconds, as in opposition to 11.four seconds on the entry-level model.
As well as, there are 62 kWh and 82 kWh battery packs with a spread of 390 km and 460 km, whereas the utmost vary is obtainable on the Enyaq 80 iV trim of 510 km on a single cost. The Skoda Enyaq iV will take about 38 minutes to cost as much as 80 per cent utilizing the 125 kW quick charger, whereas AC wall field of as much as 11 kW will be capable to totally juice up the SUV in six to eight hours, relying on the battery dimension.
Pre-orders are open for the all-new Skoda Enyaq iV for Europe and the corporate has confirmed that Norway would be the first market to get the SUV globally. The corporate will likely be producing the electrical providing within the Czech Republic itself and has additionally made investments to the tune of 32 million Euros to improve the Mlada Boleslav for MEB autos. In reality, the ability is the one inside the VW Group the place MEB and MQB structure autos will likely be constructed alongside one another.
Skoda has additionally revealed the Enyaq iV Founders’ Version with the manufacturing restricted to only 1895 models to have fun 125 years of the automaker. The limited-edition unit will get a particular commemorative badge on the outside and the biggest 21-inch wheels on provide.