The Škoda Enyaq iV is an all-electric crossover SUV manufactured by Škoda Auto. Its first development version, the Vision E, was first introduced in 2017, and its second version, called the Vision iV, was introduced in March 2019. The official premiere took place on 1 September 2020 in Prague. The serial production commenced in November 2020.
The production model is called Enyaq iV and was revealed on September 1, 2020. It is assembled at The Škoda plant in Mladá Boleslav, Czech Republic for the European market. It is the first Škoda car to utilize the Volkswagen Group MEB platform. The Volkswagen ID.4 is a sister model, identical except for the front and rear end. The serial production of the car for the European market in the Czech Republic commenced in November 2020.
The name is derived from the Irish name Enya, which originates from the Gaelic word ‘eithne’, meaning ‘essence, spirit or principle’. The Enyaq is the first model of a new naming convention within the Škoda’s range where electric models’ names will start with ‘E’.
The Enyaq iV will be available either as rear-wheel drive or all-wheel drive, with three different battery capacities and five performance versions. The base model will have a 55 kWh battery pack and a 109 kW (148 PS; 146 bhp) electric motor mounted on the rear axle. There’ll also be a sporty RS variant with 225 kW (306 PS; 302 bhp) motor.
The Škoda Enyaq has a drag coefficient of Cd=0.27.
The boot holds 585 litres, but there is no storage under the bonnet unlike in some electric vehicles.
The Vision E was unveiled at the 2017 Auto Shanghai and is scheduled to be produced from the second half of 2020. The Vision E has four-wheel drive, two electric motors with a combined output of 225kW (306bhp), level 3 autonomy capability and 500 kilometres (310 mi) range. Top speed of Škoda Vision E is 180 km/h (110 mph).
The exterior of the Vision iV concept is 92-95 percent identical to the upcoming production version. It has an 83 kWh battery pack, a 500 km (310 mi) WLTP range and 302 hp (225 kW) power output. Škoda Vision iV accelerate from 0–100 km/h (0–62 mph) in just 5.9 seconds. The concept is 4,655 mm long, 1,926 mm wide, 1,603 mm high, it uses 22-inch wheels and has 550 liters of trunk space. The Vision iV is a next development stage of the car and the last step prior to series production, revealed in March 2019.