• CUPRA Born (58kWh V1) is crowned Best Small Electric Car to Drive for the second time
  • Born complimented for its lively performance and versatility for city driving


Milton Keynes, 19/01/24 – CUPRA Born has been crowned Best Small Electric Car to Drive at the What Car? Car of the Year Awards 2024 for the second year running.

The What Car? Car of the Year Awards was held  on Thursday, 18 January, in a recognition of the best new cars available for sale.

CUPRA Born was crowned winner of the same award last year and was also the winner of Small Electric Car of the Year in 2022.

Commenting on the win, What Car? said: "The CUPRA Born offers a more engaging driving experience than its small electric car rivals, thanks to accurate, well-weighted steering and fine body control. Plus, performance is lively, and the Born has an excellent turning circle that makes it great at negotiating crowded city streets."

CUPRA Born is the first 100% electric model from the challenger brand and the perfect match of electrification and performance. The Born is an impressive driver’s car, delivering electrifying sportiness and performance.. Matched by its stimulating design, CUPRA Born is the perfect choice for the discerning EV customer.

CUPRA Born is available in the UK with three variants 58kWh 204PS (150kW), 58kWh 230PS e-Boost (170kW), and 77kWh 230PS e-Boost (170kW), with the 77kWh delivering up to 342 miles (WLTP) of range. The 58kWh 230PS e-Boost derivative is capable of a rapid 0-62mph time of 6.6 seconds thanks to a maximum 310Nm of instant torque.

Safety and technology is also paramount in the CUPRA Born, aided by features such as the 12-inch infotainment screen, Adaptative Cruise Control, Lane Assist, and Traffic Sign Recognition. The Born also benefits from a five-star Euro NCAP safety rating.

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