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The VW ID.3 is rear engined and rear drive. I’m guessing the Skoda Enyaq is too, I haven’t checked but I’m assuming it’s using the exact same bits.

I just realized this is VW (and to a lesser extent Skoda) going back to their roots.
 

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The VW ID.3 is rear engined and rear drive. I’m guessing the Skoda Enyaq is too, I haven’t checked but I’m assuming it’s using the exact same bits.

I just realized this is VW (and to a lesser extent Skoda) going back to their roots.
"The ID.3 comes with a motor mounted just ahead of the rear axle and a single-speed transmission."

Sounds more mid engine to me.
 

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"Just a head of the rear axle" still means it's in the back of the car. :dunno: It's not in the front after all.
 

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IIRC the id3 will be rwd only while the enyaq will get rwd + awd as an option.

Also, Skoda, stop forcing a Q into every model name, it's stupid. Citroën did it with the letter X (Xsara, Xantia etc) and it sucked back then.

If you really want to drive the point home, call the brand Sqoda and be done with it
 

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Yes there will be an SUV called ID.4 (iirc) that's more of a direct competitor to the Enyaq. The ID.4 will have AWD, I'm sure.

And the Q is Skoda's thing they do for SUV's.
 

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Suzuki calls their new range of turbocharged motors BOOSTERJET. Not necessarily in all caps, that's just me thinking it's fitting.

The name makes me think of something like this:

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Fast forward a couple of weeks and mom bought one. A Vitara with a 1-liter 3-cylinder Boosterjet. It sounds absolutely fantastic and makes you think you’re going a lot faster than you actually are. 😄
 

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Fast forward a couple of weeks and mom bought one. A Vitara with a 1-liter 3-cylinder Boosterjet. It sounds absolutely fantastic and makes you think you’re going a lot faster than you actually are. 😄
Does it make squirrel mincing noises like my Smart did?
 
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