Skoda’s initial electric car, a chronicle of a Volkswagen Up-aping Citigo, has been teased forward of a opening after this month.
Skoda has posted a blueprint of a arriving electric Citigo on Twitter, saying a automobile “will make a grand opening on 23 May in Bratislava”.
Judging by a sketch, a Citigo-e will competition teenager pattern changes compared to a petrol-powered versions.
Christian Strube, Skoda’s conduct of technical development, told Autocar during a Geneva engine uncover a Citigo-e will have a pushing operation of around 300 kilometres.
That’s a poignant boost on a Volkswagen e-Up kin which, during present, is usually able of 160km according on a (relatively lenient) NEDC cycle. The Citigo-e is approaching to go into prolongation during a finish of 2019.
Skoda will also launch a plug-in hybrid various of a Superb during a May 23 event. It is approaching to have an electric pushing operation of 70km.
As partial of a Volkswagen Group’s assertive foundation push, a Czech automaker skeleton to launch 6 all-electric vehicles and 4 plug-in variety by 2025.
Many, if not most, of a pristine electric Skodas will be formed on a MEB platform, that will make a prolongation opening underneath a Volkswagen ID.3.