The India 2.0 project was started by the Skoda Auto Volkswagen India group with the launch of the Skoda Kushaq in June 2021. Since then, the group company has also released three new models with two different body types. But the brand hasn’t yet entered the EV market in the country. Now, the company has said in a recent announcement that the brands are looking into the possibility of bringing two new electric vehicles to India.
Both the Volkswagen ID.4 and the Skoda Enyaq iV have been seen testing in the country more than once. The top-of-the-line VW ID.4 GTX, which is powered by a 77kWh battery pack, was recently seen in Mumbai. The SUV has 300bhp and is available with all-wheel drive on the international market.
The Skoda Enyaq iV is the second model being tested for India. It also gets its power from a 77 kWh battery pack and has more than 265 bhp. Both of these EVs are built on Volkswagen’s MEB platform and have features like a large touchscreen infotainment system, powered front seats, a panoramic sunroof, ambient lighting, three-zone climate control, and a digital instrument cluster.
Even though we don’t know when these two models will come out in India, we think it will be in the second half of 2023. The electric cars will compete with cars like the BYD Atto 3, Kia EV6, and the soon-to-be-released Hyundai Ioniq 5.