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Škoda Elroq

New Skoda Elroq compact electric SUV

The all-electric Škoda Elroq is the brand’s first all-electric model in the compact SUV segment – the largest sub-segment in Europe by volume.

Fitting between the Škoda Enyaq and the upcoming smallest SUV model, the Škoda Epiq, the Elroq is the electric alternative to the Škoda Karoq.

The all-new Škoda Elroq will come with four powertrain variants: the Elroq 50, 60, 85 and 85x. These models vary in battery capacity and power output, ranging from 170 PS (125 kW) to 300 PS (220 kW). 

The entry-level Elroq 50 features rear-wheel drive with a gross battery capacity of 55 kWh and an electric motor on the rear axle developing a peak output of 170 PS (125 kW).

The Elroq 60 has a 63 kWh battery and a 150 kW electric motor. Both of these models achieve a top speed of 100 mph. 

The Elroq 85 and Elroq 85x variants are equipped with an 82 kWh battery (gross). The rear-wheel drive Elroq 85 has a peak output of 285 PS (210 kW), while the Elroq 85x includes an additional electric motor on the front axle, offering all-wheel drive as standard and a peak output of 300 PS (220 kW). Both versions, the Elroq 85 and the 85x, reach a top speed of 112 mph and deliver an electric range of more than 348 miles.

All variants of the all-new Škoda Elroq support DC fast-charging although the maximum charging rates differ; the Elroq 85 and Elroq 85x offer DC charging at up to 175 kW. The batteries of all four powertrain versions can be charged from 10% to 80% in under 28 minutes. 

All Elroq models charge at rates of up to 11 kW AC, completing a full charge in approximately 5.5 to 8 hours, depending on the variant.

A large boot offers 470 litres of space, which can be increased to 1,580 litres with the rear seats folded, and an optional storage net is available for a charging cable under the parcel shelf.

The Elroq is the first Škoda production model to adopt the new ‘Modern Solid’ design language with a ‘Tech-Deck Face’ which will replace the Škoda grille – all will be revealed when the camouflage comes off the new car.

A drag coefficient as low as 0.26 is helped by aerodynamically optimised wheels (19 to 21 inches in size) and a wheel gap reducer, which extends the wheel arch cladding to enhance airflow.

The Elroq’s world premiere is set for autumn 2024, marking the beginning of Škoda’s new BEV campaign, which will see the launch of six battery-electric models over the coming years.

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