Raval: Cupra electric supermini ready for production

Raval: Cupra electric supermini ready for production

Cupra was born from the bowels of Seat and with the blessing of the VW group to serve the sports characteristics of the brand with a Mediterranean atmosphere. It was not always the case for Cupra, which was separated in recent years from the belly of Seat, nor for the Spanish company itself, which could not stand tall in the large family of the VW group. But today, more than ever, Cupra creates its audience with models that arouse interest especially emotionally and that is exactly what the Curpa Raval is.

It is a fact that within the VW group the attitude has matured that everything new is presented it should have a pollution symbol on either side. Volkswagen has a full range of electric models. Skoda is also in the Enyaq electric range, while Audi is playing in SUVs and zero-emission sports construction. The seat doesn’t have much left to show so special weight has been given to the Cupra.

The announcement of the production of the small electric Cupra was not a secret. When the company was founded UrbanRebel test modelVolkswagen had not yet opened its papers for its proposal and model ID.2 all concepts. Today The Concept of Urban Rebels officially baptized Ravalthe name that will carry the production model that will emerge in 2025. The announcement of the name was made by Wayne Griffithsmanaging director of Seat and Cupra in the context of the Barcelona Motor Show which takes place from May 13 to 21.

Made in Martorell

The Cupra Raval was designed and developed in Barcelona and will be produced at the Spanish Martorell factory. Club it will gradually invest 3 billion euros to change the production lines of the factory aiming to build other electrical structures from 2025 onwards.

Raval depends MEB A small platform of the Volkswagen Group and has a body length of 4.03 m which refers to the standard models of the supermini class. They have been used for its construction advanced polymers and materials of biological origin.

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If the information is confirmed, the small electric Cupra will have one a powerful 226 hp motor and a reinforced battery that will provide a range of up to 440 km on a single charge.. The same set is shown by the group in the case of the sister model VW ID.2 all concept.

Cupra UrbanRebel Concept

Record profits

Financial well-being for the Spaniards, with the good performance of Cupra after pulling the Seat family too. The two companies recorded the best quarter (January-March 2023) in their history and sales of 3.6 billion euros which is translated 48% increase compared to the first quarter of 2022. And in the operating profit there was a significant improvement with an additional income of 139 million euros compared to the corresponding period last year.

It is worth considering that since the introduction of Cupra in 2018, more than 300,000 cars have been sold.. Just last year the company conducted sales of 4.4 billion euros and thus became one of the fastest growing car manufacturers in Europe.

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