Cupra’s very first 100% electric car, called Born, is revealed in a teaser and in rather … extreme conditions!
Launched in early 2018, the Spanish brand Cupracontinues to surprise us at the start of 2021. Formerly known to be the sports division of the car manufacturer Seat, the firm is “teasing” today its very first 100% electric car, the Born, in a short video!
A teaser in extreme conditions
We discover the future compact zero emission in camouflage and on a frozen lake of 6 km² in Northern Europe.
It is in this hostile environment, in extreme weather conditions, through –30 ° C, that Cupra engineers subjected the car to more than 1,000 tests in order to test its advanced technology, its dynamism and its comfort.
The Cupra teams would thus have covered the equivalent of 30,000 kilometers. Enough to guarantee maximum performance and reliability for the Born …
Cupra Born unveiled in May
Announced for the beginning of May, the Cupra Born will carry a battery of 77 kWh which will allow him to perform approximately 500 kilometers in a single charge. For comparison, a Tesla Model 3 displays a range of between 448 and 580 km in WLTP cycle with a battery capacity between 75 and 82 kWh.
Cupra’s first electric car will also have specific DCC controlled damping. Finally, it will be assembled in Zwickau in Germany, alongside the Volkswagen ID.3 which she shares modular MEB platform.
It will be marketed in the during the second half of 2021.
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