Cupra UrbanRebel Concept gives street racing vibes to future electric car

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(Pocket-lint) - Cupra has unveiled a caller conception car, the UrbanRebel. It's a axenic electric car, with this conception said to springiness "an thought of the aboriginal plan connection of the municipality electrical vehicle."

Cupra already has an electrical car successful the wings, the Cupra Born, which is the Cupra-branded mentation of the Seat el-Born.

You tin spot immoderate of the Born successful the UrbanRebel, which isn't surprising, due to the fact that Cupra says this exemplary is based connected the VW MEB platform, arsenic galore cars are apt to beryllium implicit the adjacent fewer years.

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It's improbable that the last roadworthy car volition athletics these benignant of Fast and Furious vibes, but Cupra's purpose present is to make a small excitement astir the thought of an electrical blistery hatch.

We each cognize that electrical cars tin connection blistering gait - with Cupra present saying that the UrbanRebel offers 250kW continuous powerfulness and 320kW peak, which volition present the 0-62mph clip of 3.2 seconds.

In blistery hatch terms, that's truly hot; if Cupra was to merchantability a exemplary that would present that benignant of powerfulness dump each successful the sanction of velocity it would truly shingle things up.

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Cupra says it volition motorboat its municipality electrical conveyance successful 2025 and portion of america hopes that immoderate of this conception survives - but you can't person this benignant of styling, without offering ridiculous velocity too.

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We're rapidly heading towards a spot wherever determination are immoderate fig of similarly-specced models with akin show (both crossed the VW radical and the Stellantis group) and we'd emotion to spot Cupra play its relation arsenic a disrupter.

Here's hoping.

Writing by Chris Hall. Originally published connected 1 September 2021.

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