The Enyaq iV will be the first Skoda model to be based on the VW Group's MEB EV platform.
In May, Skoda had revealed the first set of images of a camouflaged test prototype of the upcoming Enyaq iV. Now, the folks from Mladá Boleslav have confirmed that the car will make its global debut on 1st September 2020. The Enyaq iV's debut will also coincide with Skoda's 125th-anniversary celebrations.
For the unaware, the Enyaq iV will be the first Skoda EV that has been designed from the ground-up. Based on the VW Group's MEB architecture, the Enyaq iV is Skoda's counterpart to VW's ID.4 (destined for India in 2021). Measuring a little over 4.6m in length, the Enyaq iV can be thought of as a size between the full-size Kodiaq and the Skoda Karoq compact SUV.
The Enyaq iV will also mark Skoda's return to the RWD game after a gap of nearly 30 years, as Skoda will offer the EV in both All-Wheel-Drive (AWD) and Rear-Wheel-Drive (RWD) configurations. At the time of its market debut, customers will have the option of choosing from three battery sizes (55kWh, 62kWh, and 82kWh) and five variants (146bhp, 177bhp, 201bhp, 262bhp, and 302bhp).
The latter two will be offered as dual-motor AWD variants (the Enyaq iV 80X and the Enyaq iV vRS). Plus, with the vRS version's power output at 302bhp, it could very well go on to become the most powerful production model from Skoda. After its global debut in September, the Enyaq iV will go into production by the end of the year, with a market launch planned for early 2021.