e-up! for everyone – new generation of the electric e-up!

e-up! for everyone – new generation of the electric e-up!

05.09.2019: ...with a long range to be launched at a low price World premiere at the IAA: new e-up!1 will make its début with a low leasing rate of €1592

...with a long range to be launched at a low price






  
World premiere at the IAA: new e-up!1 will make its début with a low leasing rate of €1592

  

Ideal for commuters and city driving: energy capacity of the battery has been increased, giving the model a range of up to 260 km in everyday driving situations

  
Exercise, visit the cinema or go shopping: 80 percent battery charge after only 60 minutes of charging at 40 kW

  
Ecological and economical: the tax rate on the zero-emission e-up! as a company car will only be 0.5 per cent3




Volkswagen is making electric mobility affordable for everyone with the new e-up!. At €21,97522 (minus all subsidies: € 17,5952)2 the base price is lower than that of the predecessor model. A particularly appealing offer will also be available upon the pre-sales launch: lease the e-up! at a monthly rate of only €159 excluding extra payments between 18 September and 31 October 2019 (in Germany).



Increased range: thanks to a new battery system, the range of the e-up! has now increased to up to 260 km. It’s important to note that, despite its compact dimensions, the e-up! is a fully fledged vehicle for four occupants. It offers smart mobility and zero-emission driving for companies, company car drivers and private motorists.



New battery cells with a considerably higher energy capacity will increase the future range. More specifically, the capacity of the batteries has risen from 18.7 kWh to 32.3 kWh. As a result, the vehicle’s range in real driving situations has been extended to up to 260 km. The expected power consumption totals 12.7 kWh/100 km, which means the new e-up! is perfect for nearly all types of daily trips within cities – whether for business or private purposes.




Battery charging times are also short: it takes only 60 minutes to charge the battery to 80 per cent of its capacity with DC (direct current) charging at 40 kW. By the way, the charging process can be scheduled in advance, initiated or stopped via smartphone using the standard “maps + more” app. The app can also be used to operate the standard stationary air conditioning system in the e-up!.



The e-up! may be environmentally friendly, but it’s also really fun to drive. On the one hand, this is thanks to its low centre of gravity, which results from its batteries being integrated into the vehicle floor. The other fun factor is the fact that the 61-kW electric motor provides maximum torque as soon as the vehicle starts moving. As a result, the urban-friendly e-up! accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in only 11.9 seconds. The model’s top speed is 130 km/h.



The low price for the e-up! is a result of the economies of scale enabled by high production volumes. Indeed, Volkswagen plans to offer more electric vehicles than ever before. According to forecasts, in the case of the five-door e-up!, production volume is also set to increase significantly from the predecessor model’s figures.



The e-up! boasts an extremely attractive base price of €21,975. Standard equipment in the model includes an automatic air conditioning system, the “composition phone” radio system with a Bluetooth interface and DAB+, “maps + more” as a docking station and multifunctional app, as well as the Lane Assist lane departure warning system. The e-up! style variant will offer even more features and further personalisation options.



Electric mobility is being promoted all around the world. Anyone purchasing an e-up! in Germany receives €2,000 as an “environmental bonus” in the form of a government subsidy plus another €2,380 subsidy from Volkswagen. What’s more, any employee using a new e-up! as a company car is taxed only 0.5 percent instead of 1.0 percent of the new vehicle’s price.



The low price of the e-up! and associated subsidies make this electric vehicle an enticing model from a financial perspective. When the support programmes are taken into account, it will actually be possible to lease the e-up! for the aforementioned €1593 per month. Volkswagen also offers a guarantee on the batteries for 8 years or 160,000 km.



1. The vehicle is not yet available for sale.


2. German market: €159 gross monthly leasing rate for the e-up! based on: 36-month term, 10,000 km annual mileage, base price in Germany amounting minus subsidies totalling €4,380 (17.595 Euro) and additional e-bonus payments during the promotional period as well as discounts available from participating Volkswagen dealerships only. Offer valid between 18 September 2019 and 31 October 2019.


3. Monthly company car tax rate in Germany.



   
   
Christoph Peine - photo VW








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