Skoda Auto Volkswagen India Group kicked off its India 2.0 project with the launch of the Skoda Kushaq in June 2021. Since then, the group has also launched three new models in two different body styles. However, the brand has yet to enter the EV space in the country. Now, in a recent announcement, the company has stated that the brands are evaluating the possibility of bringing two new electric cars to India.
These are the Volkswagen ID.4 and the Skoda Enyaq iV, both tested in the country on several occasions. The Volkswagen ID.4 was recently spotted in Mumbai in a top-spec GTX guise that is powered by a 77 kWh battery. Internationally, the SUV makes 300 horsepower and is available with all-wheel drive.
The second model being tested in India is the Skoda Enyaq iV, which also gets its power from a 77kWh battery and produces more than 265bhp. Both of these cars are powered by Volkswagen's MEB platform and offer features like a large touchscreen infotainment system, power front seats, a panoramic sunroof, ambient lighting, tri-zone climate control, and a digital instrument cluster.
While the launch schedule for both models in India is not yet known, we expect them to be unveiled in the second half of 2023. The EV siblings will go up against the likes of BYD Atto 3, Kia EV6, and the upcoming Hyundai IONIQ 5.