Cupra’s upcoming sub-compact electric hatch is another step towards production with the latest UrbanRabel concept. Previously shown as a huge-winged, highly exaggerated show car, the EV is now being presented as a more quiet model that would be suitable for public roads.
“UrbanRable is more than just a car for CUPRA. It’s a model that will democratize urban electric mobility,” said Wayne Griffiths, Capra CEO.
Powered by a 223 hp (166 kW / 226 PS) electric motor, the car will be built based on MEB platforms, such as Born and VW ID.3. In contrast to these models, however, UrbanRebel’s electric motor will power its front wheels.
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Thanks to the use of lightweight materials – Capra says it has used 3D printed and 3D knitted manufacturing processes to create this concept – it will still be able to go from 0-62 mph (100 km / h) in just 6.9 seconds, which is the VW Polo GTI. Like.
Cupra further claims that the UrbanRable, despite measuring only 13 feet (4,030 mm) long, will be able to travel 273 miles (440 km) on a single charge. The larger Cupra Born, WLTP test cycle is rated for 335 miles (539 km) for reference.
Internally, meanwhile, it makes clear that Cupra wants UrbanRable to be a premium compact. With a large, curved infotainment screen and a wide range of instrument clusters, the car has a lot of impressive technology. The steering wheel already has game-controller-like buttons, suggesting it’s being marketed to a younger audience.
Cupra says the concept seen here represents 95 percent of the manufacturing vehicles launched in 2025. It expects the construction of UrbanRebel in Martial, Spain.
“This will be the next generation to enter our range,” Griffiths said. “Emotional, sexy, and fun to drive and accessible at the same time.”
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