Skoda will faucet deeper into the EV market with the Enyaq iV, a zero-emissions crossover derived from the Volkswagen ID.4.
Spied present process testing within the Alps, the prototype is seen carrying the ultimate manufacturing physique wrapped in psychedelic camouflage. Nonetheless, we are able to nonetheless see the general form fairly effectively; sufficient to comprehend it stays true to its German sibling.
The entrance finish is outlined by the enclosed grille, slim headlamps and three cutouts within the bumper that can assist with the aerodynamics and hold the brakes cool. On the again, we are able to see a clean-looking tailgate, roof-mounted spoiler and LED taillights. Photographs of the profile reveal the tall shoulder line, barely arched roofline and quite lengthy entrance and rear overhangs.
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The cockpit has but to confide in the digicam, however we anticipate a format similar to the ID.4, albeit with a number of Skoda touches. The Enyaq iV ought to characteristic a free-standing infotainment system subsequent to an instrument digital cluster, a combo that has grow to be approach too frequent in immediately’s automobiles; different expertise gear and a number of other security methods must be a part of the bundle as effectively.
Underpinned by the VW Group’s MEB platform, the Enyaq iV will probably be supplied with rear- and all-wheel drive, as Skoda has beforehand confirmed. The entry-level variant will characteristic a rear-mounted motor with 146 HP (148 PS / 109 kW) and a 55 kWh battery that can give it a spread of as much as 211 miles (340 km).
The mid-spec trim stage will get a 178 HP (180 PS / 132 kW) motor, powered by a 62 kWh battery for a 242-mile (390-km) vary, whereas the RWD range-topper will profit from a 201 HP (204 PS / 150 kW) motor, an 82 kWh battery and a spread of as much as 310 miles (500 km).
The all-wheel drive vary will kick off with a 262 HP (265 PS / 195 kW) mannequin, which is able to pack an 82 kWh battery that can permit it to drive for 286 miles (460 km) on a single cost. Lastly, the Enyaq iV RS will function the top-of-the-line model, with 302 HP (360 PS / 225 kW), the identical 82 kWh battery and a 286-mile (460 km) vary.