This is our finest search still at the forthcoming Skoda Enyaq coupe, spied in small camouflage, as remaining progress screening gets under way ahead of the car’s start in 2022.
Skoda’s new EV will be disclosed in complete late future yr, but when it arrives it willl occupy a exceptional place in the market place as just one of the very first mainstream electrical SUV coupes. Competitiveness will quickly get there in the shape of the Nissan Aryia, even so.
The front close of this mule is similar to the conventional Skoda Enyaq’s. It shares the similar sharp headlamps, broad grille, front doors and tall ride-peak. Even so, from the B-pillar rearwards everything is new, with a new sloping roofline, tweaked rear doors and a svelte tailgate, related in design to people located on the 2019 Skoda Eyesight iV principle.
Irrespective of the styling dissimilarities, the Enyaq coupe will be centered on the similar MEB platform as the conventional SUV – which suggests customers need to be offered the similar powertrain assortment. Entry-degree models will get a single 177bhp electrical motor, even though the assortment-topping vRS variant need to characteristic a 302bhp twin-motor set up.
Battery packs need to also be shared involving the two cars, with a 62kWh unit being equipped as conventional and an 82kWh unit being offered as an optional additional. Even so, due to this new coupe’s far more aerodynamic shape, we could see a slight improvement above the conventional SUV’s optimum assortment of 316 miles.
The new Enyaq coupe will come with 50kW DC fast charging as conventional, even though the 62kWh battery will supply optional assist for 100kW charging. The 82kWh will be offered with even faster 125kW charging – and Skoda has previously reported that it will acquire involving six and eight several hours to charge the battery with a 7kW domestic wallbox.
Inside, customers will get the similar compact digital instrument cluster, 13-inch infotainment method, capacitive heater controls and dashboard design as the conventional Enyaq SUV. Even so, due to the new sloping tailgate, the Enyaq coupe’s boot will fall dramatically in dimensions above the conventional Enyaq’s 585-litre ability.
Equipment concentrations will be comparable, even though, with the entry-degree model acquiring synthetic leather upholstery, brushed aluminium trim, air-conditioning, a multi-function steering wheel, rear parking sensors and a customisable ambient lighting method.
Like all coupe-SUVs, the Enyaq coupe will carry a quality above its conventionally formed sibling. We’re expecting a hike of close to £1,000 above the conventional model, which need to set the new car’s foundation-price at close to £31,five hundred when the Government’s £3,000 plug-in car or truck grant has been applied.
Verify out our imagined on the new Skoda Enyaq prototype here…