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Cupra Born VZ: an electric hot hatch for 50 grand

July 4, 2024

Drivetrain and performance Cupra Born VZ

The Cupra Born VZ has an electric motor with an output of 240 kW (326 hp) and an impressive torque of 545 Nm. Acceleration from 0-100 km/h takes just 5.6 seconds, while top speed is capped at 200 km/h. Adjustable, adaptive shock absorbers (DCC) the car also has, as well as sport stabilizers and 20-inch alloy wheels.


The Born VZ has a 79 kWh battery pack with a maximum range 593 km (WLTP). Fast charging can be done with up to 185 kW. With that, charging the battery pack from 5-80% takes 26 minutes under ideal conditions. In just over 8 minutes, 100 kilometers of additional range can be “refueled.

Interior Cupra Born VZ

To perfectly experience the car’s sporty DNA, the Born VZ comes standard with extra sporty Cup bucket seats with a lowered seating position, Dinamica upholstery and electrically adjustable lumbar support. The multifunction and heated sports steering wheel with regeneration paddles also adds to the sporty feel. In addition, the Born VZ also has dark-tinted rear side windows and a dark rear window, automatic air conditioning with two climate zones, smart LED ambient lighting (dashboard and front doors), a multimedia/navigation system with 12.9-inch/33-cm touchscreen, wireless smartphone integration (Apple CarPlay and Android Auto) and front and rear parking sensors.

A CUPRA Born VZ, an electric hot hatch, is parked at night on a paved surface, with the city skyline and illuminated buildings in the background.

VZ Pack

Cupra also supplies a VZ Pack. Highlights of this package include the panoramic roof, a head-up display with Augmented Reality, the high-end Sennheiser audio system with ten speakers and subwoofer, parking assist with memory function (Trained Parking), a 360-degree camera, parking sensors all around and all driving assistance systems. As an introduction, this VZ Pack is temporarily available for an additional price of only 1,995 euros.

The sporty Cupra Born VZ can be ordered now from 49,990 euros. Starting in mid-August, the sporty top model will be available to drive in the Netherlands.

A green CUPRA Born VZ electric hot hatch is parked at night on a wet surface with city buildings in the background.

The interior of a CUPRA Born VZ with two black sports seats and an illuminated cityscape visible through the windows at night, emphasizing the allure of this electric hot hatch.

A CUPRA Born VZ, an electric hot hatch, is parked at night on a paved surface, with the city skyline and illuminated buildings in the background.

Close-up of the left front wheel of a CUPRA Born VZ with a modern, geometric design on a tiled surface illuminated by red lights. The 50-mile electric hot hatch delivers impressive performance and has a dark green color.

A green electric hot hatch drives down a cobblestone street at night, illuminated by city lights and past storefronts.

The interior of a CUPRA Born VZ by night, featuring a logo-adorned steering wheel, a digital instrument panel and a display on the center console with navigation and music controls. This electric hot hatch offers a view of two people outside the car.