About eight weeks in the past, Skoda confirmed that its forthcoming electrical SUV, the model’s first mannequin designed as an EV from the bottom up, might be referred to as Enyaq and now we have now caught the automotive testing on a Czech motorway close to the companies Mlada Boleslav headquarters. Derived from the Irish title Enya, which means ‘supply of life’, the title continues the ‘Q’ theme of Skoda’s present combustion SUVs such because the Kamiq, Karoq and Kodiaq. The ‘E’ can be stated to be a reference to electro mobility.

The Enyaq would be the manufacturing model of Skoda’s Imaginative and prescient iV idea, which was revealed final yr. It’s going to go on sale in 2021, with Skoda promising not less than ten electrified fashions will launch underneath the iV sub-brand by the tip of 2022. The 4660mm lengthy Kodiaq-sized four-door coupé crossover relies on the VW Group’s MEB platform and, in idea kind, makes use of a 306bhp four-wheel-drive EV powertrain providing a 500km vary and the flexibility to cost as much as 80 per cent in half-hour.

Skoda Enyaq electrical SUV

The coupe-SUV’s cabin reveals a design that has moved on from present Skoda interiors, with a multi-level dashboard, massive free-standing central display, and minimalist look. The absence of a transmission tunnel within the EV permits “loads of space for storing”, in response to the agency, alongside a compartment permitting two cellphones to be wirelessly charged.

Skoda Enyaq electrical SUV

Final yr, the corporate revealed the manufacturing model of the Imaginative and prescient iV – the Enyaq as we all know now might be bought with each commonplace SUV and coupé variants, akin to the Kodiaq and China-only Kodiaq GT.

First deliveries of the Enyaq mannequin are due in 2021, and it now appears to be like just like the SUV variant will arrive first. Each variations might be primarily based on the Volkswagen Group’s electric-only MEB platform, which might be used throughout all the firm’s manufacturers. Pricing might be comparable with that of a mid-to-upper-range Kodiaq, so we are able to count on an entry-level worth of round 34 000 Euros (roughly Rs 28.29 lakh).

Skoda Enyaq electrical SUV

In India, there’s nonetheless no phrase if Skoda Enyaq will make its solution to our roads, nevertheless, Skoda Auto India has two new vehicles up for launch. These include- Skoda Kamiq and the Skoda Imaginative and prescient IN. Whereas the Kamiq made its debut at 2019 Geneva Worldwide Motors Present whereas the Imaginative and prescient IN was showcased on the 2020 Auto Expo. If all goes effectively, then Skoda will launch the Kamiq by finish of this yr whereas the Imaginative and prescient IN will debut available in the market someday subsequent yr.

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