Skoda’s lifted the lid on its new Vision E Concept– a car that’s anticipated to motivate the upcoming 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe. The Principle’s advanced electric drive system might likewise make its method into the new, more trendy Kodiaq variant when it goes on sale before 2020.
2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe Styling
The Vision E Concept’s sharp, sophisticated styling is anticipated to be carried over mainly unchanged to the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe. The most obvious modification could be the addition of a front grille– to carry air to the Kodiaq’s engine and radiator– thicker roofing system pillars to use greater crash defense and traditional doors in location of the concept’s pillarless items.
Our exclusive render, above, imagines what the Vision E’s features could look like in production-ready Kodiaq Coupe type. Considerable changes over the requirement, rather boxy Kodiaq could include slimmer, more aggressive headlights, a classy sloping roofline and remodelled front bumpers.
2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe Interior
Unlike the Vision E, the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe must boast 5 functional seats and an useful, family-oriented cabin. Despite its slinky styling, it’s anticipated to boast more head and legroom than rivals from BMW and Mercedes and must feature a more capacious boot, too. Unlike the standard car, the coupe’s not anticipated to be offered with a practical seven-seat option.
The brand-new coupe’s dashboard should look almost similar to the standard Kodiaq’s. A similar selection of stylish gloss-black trim pieces, a minimalist button design and remarkable construct quality must all help it feel appropriately upmarket without making it any less useful. The Kodiaq’s touchscreen infotainment system should also receive a couple of tweaks and updates by the time the coupe goes on sale.
2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe Engines and Driving
Entry-level models could be powered by a new 1.5-litre four-cylinder fuel engine producing 148hp while more effective 190hp 2.0-litre diesel models will likely be provided, too. As standard, the coupe might be fitted with front-wheel drive and a manual gearbox while higher-spec models should feature both four-wheel drive and a DSG automated ‘box.
The Vision E Concept indicate Skoda providing a completely electric or hybrid variation of the upcoming coupe, too. Utilizing a mix of an economical fuel engine driving the front wheels and a compact electric motor powering the backs, this model needs to provide both four-wheel-drive grip and remarkable fuel economy figures.
2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe Price and Release Date
The 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe will be released after a set of other new models. As an outcome, Skoda’s brand-new flagship SUV may not go on sale up until 2020. When it does hit showrooms in the UK, we anticipate it to bring a sizeable premium over the standard ₤ 12,495 Kodiaq.