Cupra Tavascan concept is a glimpse into the future
All-electric future SUV from Spain
The performance brand from Seat, Cupra, has shown its vision for the car of the future in the form the electrified concept named Tavascan.
The result is the Cupra Tavascan Electric Concept, a vehicle designed to meet the needs of a market that is forecasted to grow by 15% a year – the all-electric coupe SUV.
Bringing together the shape of a four-door crossover, with the presence of an SUV and the lines of a sporty coupe, the Tavascan concept is the first road Cupra to use a 100% electric powertrain.
The Cupra Tavascan Concept takes its name from a village located in the Pyrenees, which is unique due to its stunning landscape and surrounding nature.
Its muscular wheel arches house 22-inch turbine alloy wheels, while at the rear the diffuser provides functional aerodynamics.
The sculptural 3D leather relief bucket seats offer form and function, comfort and security, while the wing dashboard floats across the front of the interior, providing both focus, and a sense of space. Behind the steering wheel, the driver is at the forefront, with a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster providing all the information they need, supplemented by a 13-inch infotainment display.
Two motors – one integrated on the front axle, the second at the rear – provide a combined 225kW (306hp) of power to all four wheels. The Cupra Tavascan Electric concept can reach 100km/h in less than 6.5 seconds.
The concept uses a 77kWh lithium-ion battery pack that can store enough energy for a range up to 450km. A figure measured in the WLTP test cycle. The Tavascan concept is based on the Volkswagen Group’s MEB platform, the same used for the new Volkwagen ID.3.