Skoda’s lifted the lid on its brand-new Vision E Principle– a car that’s anticipated to influence the upcoming 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe. The Principle’s advanced electrical drive system might likewise make its method into the new, more trendy Kodiaq version when it goes on sale prior to 2020.
2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe Styling
The Vision E Concept’s sharp, stylish styling is expected to be carried over mostly unchanged to the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe. The most apparent modification might be the addition of a front grille– to direct air to the Kodiaq’s engine and radiator– thicker roofing system pillars to provide higher crash security and standard doors in location of the principle’s pillarless items.
Our special render, above, envisions exactly what the Vision E’s features could appear like in production-ready Kodiaq Coupe form. Substantial changes over the requirement, rather blocky Kodiaq might consist of slimmer, more aggressive headlights, an elegant sloping roofline and renovated front bumpers.
2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe Interior
Unlike the Vision E, the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe ought to boast five usable seats and an useful, family-oriented cabin. In spite of its slinky styling, it’s expected to boast more head and legroom than competitors from BMW and Mercedes and need to feature a more capacious boot, too. Unlike the standard car, the coupe’s not anticipated to be offered with an useful seven-seat choice.
The brand-new coupe’s control panel should look practically similar to the standard Kodiaq’s. A similar selection of stylish gloss-black trim pieces, a minimalist button design and excellent build quality must all help it feel appropriately upmarket without making it any less practical. The Kodiaq’s touchscreen infotainment system ought to also get a couple of tweaks and updates by the time the coupe goes on sale.
2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe Engines and Driving
Entry-level models might be powered by a new 1.5-litre four-cylinder gas engine producing 148hp while more effective 190hp 2.0-litre diesel models will almost certainly be offered, too. As standard, the coupe might be fitted with front-wheel drive and a manual gearbox while higher-spec models need to come with both four-wheel drive and a DSG automatic ‘box.
The Vision E Concept points to Skoda using a totally electrical or hybrid version of the upcoming coupe, too. Using a combination of a frugal fuel engine driving the front wheels and a compact electric motor powering the backs, this model should offer 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 pair of other brand-new models. As a result, Skoda’s brand-new flagship SUV might not go on sale till 2020. When it does strike showrooms in the UK, we anticipate it to bring a sizeable premium over the standard ₤ 12,495 Kodiaq.