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SEAT el-Born concept car

The SEAT el-Born concept car is the first all-electric SEAT vehicle based on the Volkswagen Group MEB platform. It has a driving range of up to 260 miles based on the WLTP cycle and with compatibility with up to 100kW DC supercharging, the battery can be charged from 0 to 80% in as little as 47 minutes.

On display at the Geneva Motor Show, SEAT will be the second brand to introduce an all-electric vehicle based on the Volkswagen Group’s MEB platform. The car is expected to hit markets by 2020.

With a 62kWh energy dense battery pack and a power output of up to 150kW (204PS), the SEAT el-Born can accelerate from 0-62mph in 7.5 seconds.

The vehicle also integrates an advanced thermal management system to maximise vehicle range in the most extreme of environmental conditions. The vehicle’s heat pump can reduce the electrical heating consumption, saving up to 37 miles of range – useful in countries where temperatures can drop and occupants need to use climate control systems.

The SEAT el-Born has autonomous level two systems, giving partial automation to the vehicle so it can control steering, acceleration and deceleration, as well as featuring Intelligent Park Assist.