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Skoda Enyaq Coupe iV to debut on January 31 | Autocar India

Written by Rashmi

Revealed On Jan 02, 2022 08:00:00 AM

All-electric SUV-coupe will probably be Skoda’s by-product of the VW ID.5; might get vRS efficiency variant.

Skoda will reveal the coupé model of its Enyaq iV electrical SUV on January 31. The Enyaq Coupé iV is successfully Skoda’s model of the Volkswagen ID.5, which itself is a rakish-roofed variant of the Volkswagen ID.4.

  • Electrical SUV-coupe to be “notably environment friendly to drive”
  • Anticipated to share battery packs with the usual Enyaq iV
  • Enyaq iV more likely to arrive in India subsequent 12 months

Skoda Enyaq iV Coupé: what’s to know?

Other than the altered silhouette, the Enyaq Coupé will probably be an identical to the straight-backed SUV, in and out. A preview video reveals that it’s going to share its light-up entrance grille with the present automobile, and the inside – “impressed by trendy dwelling environments” – will probably be completed with an identical emphasis on sustainability.

Skoda claims a drag coefficient of 0.234 for its new coupé-SUV, which is alleged to be the very best in its class and makes the brand new mannequin “notably environment friendly to drive”.

The Enyaq Coupé is more likely to be out there with the identical batteries as the usual automobile, and the improved aero might see the utmost vary increase barely over 536km from the most important, 77kWh battery pack. A smaller-capacity 58kWh battery is predicted to web a variety of round 418km.

Skoda has but to substantiate whether or not it is going to provide the identical number of powertrain layouts within the coupé model. The usual Enyaq may be had with both a 179hp or 204hp rear-mounted motor, or with a motor on every axle for a mixed output of 266hp.

The agency is but to disclose the 300hp Enyaq vRS – which will probably be intently associated to the Volkswagen ID.Four GTX – however might make the trim out there first on the Enyaq Coupé.

Skoda has additionally not revealed how a lot the Enyaq Coupé will value, however its style-led billing will most likely incur a slight premium over the usual automobile.

Skoda’s upcoming launches for India

Skoda has lined up the launch of the facelifted Kodiaq SUV in petrol guise subsequent month – it was discontinued when Skoda moved to include BS6 norms.

Additionally on the playing cards is the model’s new Slavia midsize sedan. A alternative for the ageing Fast, the Slavia will tackle the likes of the Honda Metropolis and Hyundai Verna and, just like the Kushaq, include a pair of turbo-petrol engines with guide and automated gearbox choices.

On the EV entrance, Skoda is taking a look at bringing the normal Envaq iV to India by early 2023. Not like most different EVs from European carmakers, Skoda is contemplating domestically assembling the Enyaq.

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