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Introducing the CUPRA Born

If you’re on the hunt for an all-electric car that adds amped-up performance, compelling driving character and standout style to the traditional requirements of impressive electric range, rapid charging, impressive in-car tech, exceptional comfort and everyday practicality, then the CUPRA Born should absolutely be on your wishlist.

It was named Best Small Electric Car To Drive in the 2024 What Car? Awards, alongside its glowing 5-star review from the discerning What Car? road-test team. So, read on to find out more about why the CUPRA Born is such an all-round all-electric hero.

The CUPRA Born is CUPRA’s first electric car. It rails against the idea that small electric cars have to be boring with tidy and precise handling.

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CUPRA Born: 5 reasons why it’s a five-star What Car? electric car

CUPRA Born: 5 reasons why it’s a 5-star electric car

When it comes to picking an all-electric car, you probably have a discerning list of must-haves. Great electric range, rapid charging and impressive day-to-day practicality almost certainly top the list. But on top of that, don’t we all want an electric car that’s fun to own and to drive – with a decent dose of standout style, impressive in-car tech, and impressively poised handling?

Well, that’s where the CUPRA Born comes in. Depending on which model you choose, it boasts an official range of between 266 miles and 372 miles, with rapid charging capability that lets you top up from 10% to 80% in under 30 minutes. It has all the interior space and practicality (and more) of a typical hatchback, with as much room for luggage as a Volkswagen Golf. Plus it’s got bags of zestful driving character and impressive long-distance comfort a...
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