25/09/2021

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New Skoda Enyaq iV SportLine joins electric SUV line-up

Skoda has extra a new SportLine trim to its Enyaq iV all-electrical SUV range, featuring a lowered athletics chassis, 20-inch alloy wheels and a good deal of black exterior detailing.

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

Inside, the Skoda Enyaq iV SportLine gets a pair of bucket seats that offer you additional assist, a 3-spoke multi-perform steering wheel and carbon fibre-result 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 overall performance design, this must reduce the Enyaq’s centre of gravity for a little sharper handling.

This new trim degree will be obtainable with a option of two powertrains, beginning with the Enyaq iV eighty, which offers a 201bhp electrical motor. As the auto is dependent on the VW Group’s MEB system for electrical automobiles, this drives the rear wheels for a predicted -62mph time of eight.5 seconds, whilst the Enyaq iV eighty will offer you a claimed range of up to 323 miles (WLTP).

Customers seeking additional overall performance can decide for the Enyaq iV 80x, which characteristics two electrical motors for all-wheel push, featuring a full of 261bhp and 425Nm of torque. Skoda promises a range of 311 miles amongst fees is feasible.

Both designs feature an 82kWh lithium-ion battery, of which 77kWh is usable, that can be recharged in 13 several hours from a seven.2kW dwelling wallbox feed. Contrary to some Enyaq iV trims, SportLine will not be obtainable with the brand’s smaller sized 58kWh battery.

Even though the Enyaq SportLine will acquire much larger alloys, the layout highlighted in our photographs is not however confirmed for the United kingdom. On the other hand, this trim degree does gain from complete matrix LED headlights as normal.

Skoda is however to announce pricing for the new Enyaq iV SportLine variants, but hope this trim degree to commence from all-around £38,000 for the reduce-powered iV eighty design, like the £3,000 government plug-in auto grant.

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