ElectroMobility Poland Presents All-Electric Izera

“Izera is a dream of a Polish car make coming true.”

ElectroMobility Poland, a state-controlled joint venture established in October 2016 by four Polish power companies – PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA, Energa SA, Enea SA and Tauron Polska Energia SA (25% share each), has unveiled this week an all-new EV brand – Izera.

It’s a production-intent project with the main goal of launching a Polish electric car. Poland is the largest European state that has no car make of its own. That’s despite the automotive sector being the second largest industry in the country (7% of GDP) with over 200,000 jobs in production and 270,000 jobs in trade.

So here we have the Izera, a new brand, a new name (from the Izera Mountains in South-Western Poland), a new slogan “A million reasons to keep on driving” and a new design shown in two first prototypes: hatchback and crossover/SUV.

“Izera is a dream of a Polish car make coming true: a modern concept that addresses the challenges of the contemporary world we live in. Without any complexes, it is ready to compete with the best. When developing the brand, we were inspired by the world of nature and modern technologies.”

From the exterior it looks quite interesting, especially the red hatchback, while the interior seems still in a concept stage. One of the key points of the design was to make EVs for families.

“The external design of the SUV and the hatchback was developed not only by Polish engineers and designers but also the designers from Torino Design. This private, independent Italian design studio founded 15 years ago by Roberto Piatti, has been cooperating with European and global brands, including from the premium segment. Tadeusz Jelec, a long-term Jaguar designer was a project consultant.”

ElectroMobility Poland intends to start production around 2023, which means that there are three more years to refine the project.

The company did not reveal any specs, besides the target range of 400 km (250 miles) and 0-100 km/h (62 mph) in 8 seconds.

That’s because, at least initially, the brand will be jump-started using an EV platform from an external supplier. We might guess that it’s Volkswagen’s MEB, but there are also other options on the table probably – like the new PSA eVMP or maybe even Tesla.

Let’s take a look at the images and some footage:

Gallery: Izera

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