Skoda announces the launch of its first electric car

Skoda announces the launch of its first electric car

November 26, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Citigo iV received an electric motor that develops power of 83 horsepower and 210 Nm of torque. Will he become a bestseller of his segment at the start of sales?

Czech carmaker Skoda said the production of Citigo iV’s first electric car has already begun. The Skoda press service said that the assembly of the car was established at the Volkswagen plant in the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava. The novelty is available only in a five-door version and in Ambition or Style trim levels.

The vehicle is 3597 mm long and 1645 mm high. Trunk volume reaches 250 liters, but it can be increased to 923 liters by folding the rear seats. The novelty is equipped with an electric power unit, developing a capacity of 83 horsepower and 210 Nm of torque. Acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h takes 12.5 seconds, and the maximum speed reaches 130 km / h.

 The power unit is powered by a 60-amp block of 36.8 kWh lithium-ion batteries located under the floor of the car. The declared power reserve without additional recharging is 265 kilometers.

 The electric car received an almost continuous radiator grill, painted in body color, and on the trunk lid of the new electric car there are the inscription Skoda and the emblem iV. As standard, the Citigo iV received fog lights and LED daytime running lights. Corner cornering light is only offered to customers as an option.

 By the end of 2022, the Czech company plans to introduce more than 30 new products to the world, 10 of which will receive a hybrid or all-electric power plant.