Skoda has confirmed that its electric SUV, the brand model designed as an EV from the ground up, will be known as Enyaq.
Derived from the Irish name Enya, meaning ‘source of life’, the title Proceeds the ‘Q’ subject of the existing combustion SUVs such as Karoq, the Kamiq and Kodiaq of Skoda. The ‘E’ is supposedly a reference.
The Enyaq will be the production version of Skoda’s Vision iV concept, which was revealed last season. It is going to go on the market with Skoda promising at least ten models will start beneath the iV sub-brand by the end of 2022.
The 4.66m-long crossover is based on the VW Group’s MEB platform and, in theory form, uses an EV powertrain that provides a selection and the ability to bill up to 80% in half an hour.
A layout that has moved on from current is shown by the coupe SUV’s cabin Skoda insides, with a big central screen that is free-standing a dash, and look.
The absence of a transmission tunnel in the EV enables”lots of Storage space”, according to the firm, along with a compartment enabling two cellular phones to be wirelessly charged.
Said to provide”a Particular perspective of the brand’s electric future”, The Vision iV is a more production-previewing concept compared to 2017 Vision E.
Although in the profile that the two theories look identical, the Grille of this Vision iV includes a traditional slatted design rather than the blanked-off thing on the Vision E.
There sits A LED running light beneath the main headlights, while the Skoda name at the trunk is backlit in red.
The company revealed the production version of the Vision IV is going to be marketed with coupé variants and standard SUV, akin to China-only Kodiaq GT and the Kodiaq.
The first deliveries of the production version are due in 2021, but it is not clear which variant will arrive.
Both versions will probably be based on the electric-only of the Volkswagen Group MEB platform, which is used across all the company’s brands.
Skoda sales and advertising boss Alain Favey has previously told Autocar that the Vision iV “provides A very good notion of exactly what the EV will seem like”. Pricing will be Comparable with that of a Kodiaq, therefore we can expect an Entry-level cost of just under £30,000