Skoda Enyaq iV
Skoda might have been slow to delve into the world of electrification, it’s quickly developing its range of alternatively-fuelled models. The industrial giants are under the spotlight with their new EV and is setting up their marks in the electrical platform. The Skoda Enyaq will be part of Volkswagen MEB platform and will come with a host of powertrain options as well.
The SportLine chassis has been lowered by 15mm at the front and 10mm at the rear to lower the Enyaq’s centre of gravity for slightly sharper handling. Being a new trim to its SUV range, 20-inch alloy wheels and plenty of black exterior detailing. The Skoda Enyaq’s arguably the most important car the Czech brand’s built in rather a long time.
Interior Design Of Skoda Enyaq iV
Whatever theme you go for, the Enyaq iV has a spacious interior, with plenty of high-quality materials on display. It also gets a widescreen infotainment display as standard, which takes care of almost every function, including the climate control. We receive a pair of bucket seats that offer more support, a three-spoke multi-function steering wheel and carbon fibre-effect trim inlays. Recycled plastic bottle fabric, sustainable woollen floor mats and responsibly sourced olive leaf-rubbed leather are other features added to further illuminate the interior of this zero-emission eco-conscious SUV. The cabin overall is very elegant, materials are generally very nice and it is remarkably spacious.
Exterior Design Of Skoda Enyaq iV
Details regarding the exterior design and features were well elaborated by Karl Neuhold, head of exterior design at Skoda. He said, “With the Enyaq iV, we are again building on the emotive Skoda design language that characterises the Scala, the Kamiq and the new, fourth-generation Octavia. The Enyaq iV also features sculptural lines, clear surfaces and crystalline elements that draw inspiration from Bohemian crystal art. Its proportions, however, differ from those of our previous SUV models: 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.
The design of the Enyaq iV is progressive, balanced and confident. The new proportions give it a special dynamic and a spacious interior, as well. Its large wheels and ground clearance give it the powerful presence of an SUV. Definitely the front. We consciously emphasise 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.”
Engine And Battery Of Skoda Enyaq iV
The EV range is up to 535 km according to WLTP (Worldwide Harmonized Light-Duty Vehicles Test Procedure) with nearly all versions having a 160 km / hr top speed, the Enyaq RS iV capable of reaching 180 km / hr and able to tow a trailer of up to 1400 kilograms. The Enyaq iV offers two powerful electric motors, one with 132 kW and the other with 150 kW which can deliver about 310 Nm of torque and reach 100 km / hr in 8.6 to 8.7 seconds. It can charge from a household socket and up to 125 kW on DC fast charging, getting to 80% in 38 minutes.
When it comes to charging the Enyaq, if you get one with the biggest battery, then you can charge it at 125 kW. If you rely on the 7 kW on-board charger, then it will take around 12 hours to fully charge, and if all you have is a household outlet, then it will take more than an entire day. Buyers wanting more performance can opt for the Enyaq iV 80x, which features two electric motors for all-wheel drive, offering a total of 195 kW, 425 Nm of torque and a 500 km range between charges. The batteries have an eight-year, 100,000-mile guarantee for 70% capacity.
Features And Specs Of Skoda Enyaq iV
Talking about additional features, the Enyaq iV includes 19-inch Proteus alloy wheels, an infotainment system with satellite navigation and 13-inch screen, rear parking sensors, dual-zone climate control and keyless go.
The automobile is also loaded with Skoda’s famous offerings such as an ice-scraper with tyre tread gauge in the boot door, bag hooks in the boot, double-sided boot liner, smartphone storage pockets on the backs of the front seats and, of course, concealed umbrellas in the both the front doors. Chrome detailing, front parking sensors and a rear-view camera, a heated two-spoke leather steering wheel with paddles for regenerative braking levels, Drive Mode Select and infotainment system with navigation are features included in the higher trim levels.
Price Of Skoda Enyaq iV
The Enyaq iV costs from ₹ 33 lakhs and can vary with addition of features. The service interval is 24 months. We get three years warranty, with the first two for unlimited mileage but the third up to 60,000 miles. We can extend the Skoda warranty with considerable extra fee. The company has started the release only in certain countries and are planning to expand the chances of production.
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