The firm will produce as much as 350 models of its new SUV day-after-day alongside the Octavia and the Karoq collection on the Groups solely manufacturing line for autos based mostly on each the MQB and MEB platforms.
The 2021 Skoda Enyaq iV electrical SUV shall be provided in a number of configurations of energy and vary.
Series manufacturing of the Enyaq iV has began at Skoda’s plant in Mladá Boleslav. The all-electric SUV is the primary Skoda collection manufacturing mannequin based mostly on the Volkswagen Group’s Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB). The firm will produce as much as 350 models of its new SUV day-after-day alongside the Octavia and the Karoq collection on the Group’s solely manufacturing line for autos based mostly on each the MQB and MEB platforms.
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Skoda has invested 32 million euros within the conversion work required to allow each MEB and MQB fashions to be produced on the identical line. In future, the model shall be manufacturing as much as 350 models of the Enyaq iV right here day-after-day in a completely versatile method alongside the Octavia and Karoq collection. The automobile producer tailored the constructing’s statics and designed the applied sciences for transporting components to accommodate the load of the totally battery-electric autos and the put in elements. In addition, the corporate has launched security measures within the space of battery dealing with, for instance, by putting in thermal imaging cameras. These monitor the temperature within the workshop across the clock and set off an alarm if any deviation is detected.
Michael Oeljeklaus, Skoda Auto Board Member for Production and Logistics mentioned, “The Enyaq iV is Skoda’s first series-production model that was designed as an all-electric vehicle from the outset. This means our new SUV also places entirely different demands on manufacturing processes and production sequences than models with combustion engines.”
The all-new Skoda Enyaq iV electrical SUV boasts of sturdy but easy strains and the production-ready mannequin appears to be like similar to the sketches launched over the previous few weeks. The SUV will get the brand new ‘Crystal Face’ that’s illuminated and is sort of the shock on the providing. Skoda additionally says that the brand new Crystal Face is a brand new design route that shall be seen on future choices as nicely. The unit makes use of 130 LEDs to attain the illumination and has been borrowed from the idea model.
The sharply styled headlamp cluster is an all-LED unit on the brand new Enyaq iV, whereas the rear additionally sports activities LED taillights with the razor-sharp design. Skoda can also be providing Matrix LED headlights as an non-compulsory characteristic on the SUV. The providing comes with 18-inch wheels proper from the bottom variant and that is extraordinarily likeable, whereas the range-topping variations get the large 21-inch alloys on supply.
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Coming to the powertrain, the 2021 Skoda Enyaq iV electrical SUV shall be provided in a number of configurations of energy and vary. There are at the very least 5 variants to select from with the entry-level Enyaq 50 iV growing 109 kW (146 bhp) and 220 Nm of peak torque from its electrical motor. The base model will get a 55 kWh battery pack with a spread of 340 km on a single cost and a prime pace of 160 kmph. The different energy outputs from the electrical motor embody – 177 bhp/310 Nm, 201 bhp/310 Nm, and 261 bhp/425 Nm. However, the Skoda Enyaq RS iV variant is successfully the producer’s strongest providing ever produced with 302 bhp and 460 Nm on supply from two electrical motors. The RS model additionally has the next prime pace of 180 kmph and might dash from 0-100 kmph in 6.2 seconds, as in opposition to 11.four seconds on the entry-level model.