Cupra Tavascan, Toyota BZ4X … coupe SUVs, models perfectly adapted to the electric

This article is from Capital magazine

Audi e-tron Sportback, power and luxury, without ostentation

Launched in early 2021, the e-tron Sportback is the SUV coupe version of the Bavarian manufacturer’s first large electric SUV. Available in two powerful 313 or 408 horsepower engines, its range varies from 290 to 450 kilometers depending on its versions.

From 75,750 euros (no subsidy to be expected), the e-tron Sportback concentrates (optional) the best of the technology developed by Audi: camera mirrors, Quattro all-wheel drive, Digital Matrix LED projectors … On arrival, this auto can quickly exceed 100,000 euros, but it offers unrivaled driving pleasure in the category of large 100% electric SUVs.

Etienne Roville
  • Cupra Tavascan, her dynamism goes the distance!

Presented as a prototype, the final version should see the road for the end of the year or the beginning of 2022. Based on the MEB platform, it will be equipped with a double engine for a power of more than 300 supplied horsepower. by the 77 kilowatt-hour battery, already available in the other models of the Volkswagen Group.

Able to shoot down from 0 to 100 km / h in just 6.5 seconds, it confirms the sporting inclination of the brand derived from Seat, even in electric. A character which is not contradictory with a good autonomy since the manufacturer already announces that it will be able to reach 450 kilometers with a single charge.

  • Skoda Enyaq coupe, the Czech brand takes care of its style

Technologically identical to the Enyaq SUV, this version will be added between the fourth quarter of 2021 and the first half of 2022. Very inspired by the Vision iV concept, the final version should be 95 or even 99% similar. However (compared to the Enyaq SUV) it should be clearly more sport oriented. We could therefore expect the appearance of a 306 horsepower version coupled with the 77 kilowatt-hour battery for great dynamics, and recall the sporting aspect of the Czech brand which is celebrating its 125 years this year.

  • Toyota BZ4X, first successful steps for this Japanese SUV

This first 100% electric SUV from the Japanese giant announces a range of seven completely carbon-free models by 2025, under the name BZ, for « Beyond Zero ».

Wanted as a direct response to Volkswagen’s offensive, the new electric Toyota’s will accentuate the brand’s current angular design. For the manufacturer, this is a significant turnaround. Akio Toyoda, the president of the brand founded by his ancestor, said, in essence, that the rise of the electric car risked collapsing the auto industry. It seems that his group has found the parade.


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  • Ford Mustang Mach-E GT, the thermal icon also wants to shine in the electric

After having disrupted its Mustang icon by transforming it into an enhanced 5-door since last March (available from 48,990 euros), Ford is going further with a GT version available to order from the summer.

With 480 horsepower and 859 newton-meters of torque, its power exceeds that of the V8 version of the American. With the Mustang, Ford intends to beat Tesla both in terms of performance (3.5 seconds from 0 to 100) and in terms of on-board technology, with a truly revolutionary driving assistance system close to autonomous driving. on the highway. Capable of recovering up to 119 kilometers on Ionity terminals in which the manufacturer is a shareholder, the Mustang Mach-E offers more than 600 kilometers of range with a « smooth » ride … nothing calls for gentle driving at home. .

Kelly serfoss
  • Volvo C40 Recharge, Volvo, bobo, eco, techno …

Farewell compact sedan… the Volvo C40 is now a 100% electric coupé SUV whose marketing is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2021. Using the technology of the XC40 Recharge, this C40 will have a 408 horsepower engine which will allow it to go from 0 at 100 km / h in less than 5 seconds. Compact in size, it will be able to travel 420 kilometers before having to be reconnected. Techno-ecological oriented, it is equipped with a revolutionary pixel projector system made up of 84 LEDs per headlight for optimal, safe and energy-efficient lighting. Its software will be provided by Google and constantly updated. As for its interior, the Swedish manufacturer plays it vegan by banning leather.

  • Volkswagen ID. Crozz, a comfortable sports car

Tailgate inclined version of the ID.4, the ID. Crozz will be more sporty and will undoubtedly quickly be available in a GTX version, the new name that Volkswagen reserves for its electric sports cars. If this were the case, it will carry a 299 horsepower engine coupled to a 77 kilowatt-hour battery with a maximum range of 500 kilometers. On an Ionity supercharger, it is able to recover 300 kilometers in 30 minutes. With a wheelbase of 2.70 meters and a length of 4.60 meters, the ID. Crozz offers its passengers a large amount of comfort. Its price should start around 50,000 euros.

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