Skoda has been teasing the VW ID.4-based Enyaq iV since February, with the very first spy pictures arriving rather less than a month after the official announcement.
Since then, we’ve seen renderings, extra spy pictures and as of final week, a bunch of official sketches that time to a number of new design parts which we might have in any other case missed – just like the precise entrance and rear mild signatures, for starters.
Now, due to Kolesa, now we have our most correct rendering but of the Czech EV crossover, which is predicted to go on sale in Europe earlier than the tip of this 12 months.
The renderings present what ought to quantity to production-ready headlights, in addition to a potential mild strip spanning the width of the enclosed grille. At the again, the taillights are a bit much less aggressive-looking than these on the official sketches, however that’s additionally the purpose. Still, possibly the actual Enyaq received’t have that huge of a vertical hole between the taillights and the rear window.
“The Enyaq iV has a shorter front end and an elongated roofline. This creates a very dynamic look and transforms it into a proverbial ‘space shuttle’,” stated Skoda design boss Karl Neuhold.
“We consciously emphasize the distinctive Skoda grille on our electric vehicles, as this is an instantly recognisable feature of the brand. On the Enyaq iV, it is set further forward and is more upright, which enhances the powerful look. The full-LED matrix headlights and daytime running lights are particularly eye-catching, too,” he added.
The Skoda Enyaq iV will experience on the VW Group’s MEB platform, that includes each rear- and all-wheel drive setups. The entry-level mannequin will boast a rear-mounted motor with 146 HP (148 PS) and a 55 kWh battery for a complete vary of as much as 211 miles (340 km).
Opt for the mid-spec variant and also you’ll get 178 HP (180 PS), a 62 kWh battery and a 242 mile (390 km) vary, whereas the rear-wheel drive vary topper will get 201 HP (204 PS), an 82 kWh battery and as much as 310 miles (500 km) of vary.
As for the all-wheel drive variations, there will likely be a 262 HP (265 PS) mannequin, with an 82 kWh battery and a 286 mile (460 km) complete vary, to go together with the Enyaq iV RS and its 302 HP (306 PS), plus the identical 82 kWh battery and 286 mile vary.
Note: These are particular person illustrations made by Kolesa and are under no circumstances associated to or endorsed by Skoda