The Czech maker's upcoming zero-emission model is due in 2021 and will follow the e-Citigo

Skoda’s first stand-alone electric car based on the Vision E concept is set to get both standard SUV and coupé variants, akin to the Kodiaq and (China-only) Kodiaq coupé.

First deliveries of the production model are due at the end of 2021, but it is not yet clear which variant will arrive first.

The Vision E concept has a coupé rear, reflecting the growing popularity of SUVs with coupé rooflines to create a more sporty appearance.

Both versions will be based on the Volkswagen Group’s electric-only MEB platform, which is being used across all of the company's brands.

Skoda sales and marketing boss Alain Favey has previously told Autocar that the Vision E “gives a very good idea of what the EV will look like.”

Inside, the car will adopt the 'floating' screen seen in the Vision X concept, shown earlier this year.

Both coupé and standard SUV variants will sit between the Karoq and Kodiaq in terms of size and each will have a battery that will be capable of at least 300 miles of range.

Pricing will be comparable with that of a mid- to upper-range Kodiaq so we can expect the EV to cost from around £28,000.

Ahead of the Vision E-based models arriving, Skoda will launch the electric Citigo-e, a sibling of the Volkswagen e-Up and future Seat eMii. The car is largely intended for Skoda and its network to gain experience in electric cars, to make sure dealers and repairers are ready. “The real first step [into electric cars] will be with the [stand-alone SUV]," Favey has said.

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10 October 2018

 Would be great if it got out the Factory as is.....?

Peter Cavellini.

10 October 2018

I know we only have the rear three quarter angle view from this pic, but I think it looks great. Build it like this, Skoda!

10 October 2018

it does look great but I reckon they will tone it down with cruddy stick out door handles and the lines won’t be that sharp

You are the weakest link......

10 October 2018

 Yes, hidden Door handles, no mirrors,probably self closing Doors too, these are fine, i don’t mind them, these will come to all Cars soon,inside, I think there is a danger of too much tech, your supposed to be in charge of driving the Car, your responsibility is safe passage for you and your passengers, this isn’t a Jet your in charge of, plus, even with full autonomy, would you not look out the Window....? Just in case..?

Peter Cavellini.

11 October 2018

For a second I got excited that something like the Tudor concept was going to make production.

Dissapointed at 2 samey SUVs. ho hum.

11 October 2018

With at least one if not two hands tied behind their back - Skoda are really trying to make things happen. Wifey recently bought the Octavia and having drivne it I am amazed, nothing like it as good at the price. And to think when I was ralling in the 80's the name Skoda was a bloody joke

what's life without imagination

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