Pending the arrival of the CUPRA Born restyling, the Spanish brand’s electric compact reinforces its position in the electric car market with important innovations. The compact debuts more sophisticated equipment, in addition to offering more power to charge the battery. Some improvements that are already on sale.

Since its launch in the second half of 2021 until the end of last year, the CUPRA Born accumulates just over 28,000 units sold in Europe. The compact has become one of the best-selling models in its category in the electric car market, now undergoing a thorough review that will print a more modern and, above all, attractive design.

As the CUPRA Born restyling arrives, the Spanish model has received an important package of improvements that, until now, were only available in Italy, where they were launched towards the end of last year. The Spanish brand took almost six months to offer new equipmentfine-tuned driving assistants, plus increased charging power.

Discover the important innovations in the driving assistants of the CUPRA Born 2023

The CUPRA Born debuts new, more sophisticated equipment

In more detail, the CUPRA Born 2023 debuts the new Travel Assistant «Connected Travel Assistant 2.5», a cruise control that maintains the speed set by the driver, in addition to a certain safety distance with the vehicle in front, and that now adds autonomous overtaking functionality for which it is necessary to activate the blinker. The system also detects unpainted road markings via cloud-stored navigation maps.

The second big news is the Intelligent parking assistant «Park Assist» memorizing the necessary maneuvers in a car park that he will later do completely alone, although the accelerator, brakes and steering will remain the responsibility of the driver. El Born 2023 also has a new 360° camera. Optional systems that are part of the “PRO”, “TOP” and “EXCLUSIVE” packages. The first two cost 2,000 euros and the last one costs 2,800 euros, only available in the top-of-the-range Born.

CUPRA Born charges its longer-lasting battery faster

The innovations of the electric compact continue in the most powerful version of the range, the CUPRA Born e-Boost Pack & Battery Pack. Its built-in charger now supports a charging speed up to 170 kWneeding 5 minutes of connection to recover energy for 100 kilometers.

CUPRA Born 2023 prices in Spain

Prices valid from March/2023 without including discounts or other promotions

An option, with a maximum power of 170 kW -231 hp- and with a lithium-ion battery with a usable net capacity of 77 kWh with which it reaches a maximum range of 549 kilometers. This option, along with the one with the lowest battery capacity, are available in standby mode. Immediate deliveryso the most basic version of the line has a longer delivery time.