During a ferry trip to the Netherlands, Michal had an unexpected encounter. “The border patrol asked us to leave the queue for an inspection. But instead of searching through our boot, they were fascinated by the Enyaq. They had never seen a Škoda electric vehicle before and were particularly impressed with its sleek design,” Michal recalls with a smile. He gave one of the officers a short ride, further fuelling their interest in electric mobility.
Michal’s family has embraced the Enyaq, appreciating its spacious interior. “The amount of space inside is unprecedented, and the lack of a gear tunnel allows us to easily fit our son’s scooter in the back without disassembling it,” he shares. The practicality of the vehicle has earned it accolades within his family.
Michael's family appreciates the Enyaq's spaciousness.
Michal primarily charges his Enyaq at home, ensuring it remains topped up for his weekly usage. “In addition to the convenience of home charging, the instant torque provided by the electric motor is truly remarkable. Whether overtaking a cyclist or merging onto a motorway, the instantaneous acceleration is hard to beat,” he adds. Michal’s driving behaviour has also changed: “Thanks to an instant view into the current battery usage I started to slow down earlier, and not to accelerate if it’s not necessary. Regenerative braking is something that completely changes your perspective. Same with opening the roof instead of starting the AC.
With his positive experiences and a genuine passion for electric mobility, Michal shares some parting advice: “Don’t be scared of EVs. It’s a great experience, offering convenience and impressive performance. If you don’t need a 4 × 4, consider opting for the rear motor only, as it provides an amazing turning radius.” He also expresses his excitement for Škoda’s future EV offerings, particularly the estate and smaller SUV models. And it seems it will really be a Škoda future for him – after two years of lease, he is now waiting for a test drive in Enyaq 85 RWD Laurin & Klement to replace his current car next year!