The first Cupra electric car received three motors and a spectacular designSeptember 10, 2019
The Spanish Cupra, which has recently been no longer a division of the Seat brand, has unveiled its concept called Tavascan. This name was given to the prototype of an electric crossover in honor of a ski resort in Catalonia near the French border. The public debut of the novelty took place at the Frankfurt Motor Show. In the future, the Spaniards, who have now become a separate brand, promise to present the serial version of the car.
The car is built on the new MEB platform, which is a development of Volkswagen exclusively for environmentally friendly cars. The Tavascan power plant included three electric motors at once. one of the motors which is located on the rear axle and two on the front. The total power of the car is 306 horsepower. The crossover can accelerate to “a hundred” in 6.5 seconds, and its maximum declared range is 450 kilometers.
The concept received a large grille, retractable handles, an illuminated logo, angular blocks of LED daytime running lights, as well as turbine-shaped 22-inch wheels. Two large displays were installed in the interior of the car with trim, leather, carbon fiber and Alcantara. One monitor with a diagonal of 12.3 inches is a fully digital dashboard, to the right of which there is a 13-inch screen of the multimedia complex.
Earlier, Cupra introduced the Formentor concept coupe crossover shown at the Geneva Motor Show in spring. The car was equipped with a hybrid power plant with the ability to recharge batteries from the mains, which included a gasoline turbo engine, an electric motor, a set of batteries and a robotic gearbox with two clutches. The total return of the units amounted to 250 horsepower. Only on electric traction the car is capable of driving up to 50 kilometers. In the wards of the company to introduce two more hybrid models next year. However, all the details about them are kept secret.
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