22/04/2021

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New Skoda Enyaq iV SportLine joins electric SUV line-up

Skoda has additional a new SportLine trim to its Enyaq iV all-electrical SUV range, that includes...

Skoda has additional a new SportLine trim to its Enyaq iV all-electrical SUV range, that includes a lowered sports activities chassis, twenty-inch alloy wheels and a lot of black exterior detailing.

The gloss back again trim applies to the grille encompass, detailing on the front and rear bumpers, the mirrors caps, window line encompass, badging and the car’s subtle rear spoiler.

Within, the Skoda Enyaq iV SportLine gets a pair of bucket seats that provide much more support, a a few-spoke multi-functionality steering wheel and carbon fibre-impact trim inlays.

The SportLine chassis has been lowered by 15mm at the front and 10mm at the rear, so whilst it’s not a complete-on effectiveness product, this should decrease the Enyaq’s centre of gravity for somewhat sharper managing.

This new trim level will be obtainable with a preference of two powertrains, starting off with the Enyaq iV 80, which boasts a 201bhp electrical motor. As the vehicle is based on the VW Group’s MEB system for electrical cars, this drives the rear wheels for a predicted -62mph time of 8.5 seconds, whilst the Enyaq iV 80 will provide a claimed range of up to 323 miles (WLTP).

Prospective buyers seeking much more effectiveness can decide for the Enyaq iV 80x, which options two electrical motors for all-wheel drive, giving a total of 261bhp and 425Nm of torque. Skoda promises a range of 311 miles between rates is probable.

Each products element an 82kWh lithium-ion battery, of which 77kWh is usable, that can be recharged in 13 hours from a seven.2kW house wallbox feed. Contrary to some Enyaq iV trims, SportLine will not be obtainable with the brand’s scaled-down 58kWh battery.

Whilst the Enyaq SportLine will obtain bigger alloys, the layout showcased in our photographs is not still verified for the United kingdom. Nonetheless, this trim level does benefit from complete matrix LED headlights as standard.

Skoda is still to announce pricing for the new Enyaq iV SportLine variants, but expect this trim level to commence from all-around £38,000 for the decrease-driven iV 80 product, which include the £3,000 authorities plug-in vehicle grant.

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