Skoda has revealed the new Enyaq Coupe iV as its second all-electric model globally, following the introduction of the Enyaq SUV last year. Due to go on sale in markets overseas later this year, the Skoda Enyaq Coupe iV is effectively a sportily styled version of the existing Enyaq SUV and uses the same Volkswagen Group MEB platform.
- Enyaq Coupe iV is available with 82kWh battery with up to 545km of range
- Gets 201hp, single rear motor or 262hp, twin motor configurations
- Is lighter and has better drag coefficient than SUV sibling, thus improving range
Skoda Enyaq Coupe iV: how’s it different from its SUV sibling?
The Enyaq Coupe iV is 4mm longer and 6mm taller than its SUV sibling, but the main design difference is its more sharply raked roofline from the B-pillar. Although that reduces boot space from 585 to 570 litres, it does contribute to a better drag coefficient of 0.234 and – along with the coupe’s lighter weight – marginally increases the EV’s range. The rest of the car looks pretty much similar to the standard Enyaq SUV.
Although the Enyaq Coupe has an interior similar to the SUV’s, with the same 13.0-inch touchscreen and 5.3-inch digital cockpit, Skoda has introduced a number of bespoke design touches and two ‘design selections’. It is optionally available in a choice of two coupe-specific paint shades: Phoenix Orange and Graphite Grey.
Skoda Enyaq Coupe iV: engine, battery and range
While the Enyaq SUV is offered with two battery sizes, the Coupe will be available with only the larger, 82kWh (77kWh net) battery, capable of fast charging from 10 percent to 80 percent in 29 minutes.
The entry-level model gets a single rear motor producing 201hp and offers an official range of 545km. A twin-motor, all-wheel-drive version will also be available with a total output of 262hp. Skoda, however, has not yet confirmed the maximum range for the AWD version. Skoda has also introduced a hot vRS performance version on the Enyaq Coupe, making it the first electric model from the Czech firm to receive that badge.
Skoda CEO Thomas Schafer said the new model "brings even more emotiveness, sports styling and elegance to the Skoda iV family.
Skoda in India
Skoda recently launched the facelifted version of the Kodiaq three-row SUV. Skoda is gearing up for the launch of the second model based on the localised MQB-A0-IN platform, the Slavia sedan, prices for which will be announced sometime in March.
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