Australian pre-orders open: 511km range CUPRA Born challenges Telsa Model 3 and Polestar 2

VW Model Cupra has began taking pre-order deposits for the brand new “Born” electrical automotive in Australia and it actually throws down the gauntlet to Tesla in addition to Polestar with a price ticket beginning at $59,990 (earlier than on street prices).

With a claimed WLTP vary of 511km the brand new Cupra Born will little question entice a major quantity of curiosity from Aussies as we’re a rustic with excessive ranges of vary nervousness.

Potential consumers ought to concentrate on the fantastic print “Producer’s really helpful driveaway worth (MRDP) is indicative solely” as a result of as we all know Covid, provide chain points and actions within the Aussie greenback can change costs considerably.

Additionally remember the $1000 deposit has two elements should you cancel: $750 refundable and $250 not refundable.

The sportily styled quick hatchback has been promoting effectively abroad which isn’t shocking contemplating specs akin to 310Nm of torque and 170kW max energy enabling acceleration of 0-50km/2.8s and 0-100km/7s.

Cupra guarantees that the “77kWh (82kWh) battery means the CUPRA Born can ship as much as 511km of vary from a single cost.”

Different highlights embody:

  • A 12” panoramic infotainment touchscreen system with Android Auto and Apple Carplay.
  • Leather-based heated multifunction steering wheel.
  • EAQUAL sustainably made lumbar-support bucket seats
  • Security: Adaptive Cruise Management, Park Help, Rear Visitors Alert, Pre-Crash Help, Exit Warning

Optionally available extras embody:

  • Inside Package deal – Blue Dinamica (microfleece) heated therapeutic massage seats within the entrance and premium beats sound system
  • Efficiency Package deal – Dynamic Chassis Management, 20″ Firestorm Alloy wheels and a large tyre bundle. Word this non-compulsory Efficiency Package deal reduces the vary to WLTP 475km.
  • Metallic paint – Aurora Blue premium metallic paint.

What do you consider the Cupra Born?

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