For several times already at the Internet space are appearing photographs of well-disguised test prototype from first SUV of Škoda. The wait finally ended and before all of us is a model in its entire splendor.
The photographs are revealing only the exterior design of Škoda Kodiaq, and they gave us numerous opportunities to look at the SUV model from all sides.
Usually producers shows futuristic concepts, which after that becomes quite standard production cars. The case with Kodiaq is not one of that. The design of the production version is almost identical to that of the concept VisionS at the Motor Show in Geneva,with who the Czechs announced its model. A similar situation was with the concept VisionC, who announced a new generation of Superb.
Further details of Škoda Kodiaq are not available, but it is reported that the model will be one of the roomiest in the segment. The model is built on the MQB chassis used for the VW Tiguan and Seat Ateca. The length of Kodiaq reaches 4.697 mm, width – 1.882 mm, and the wheelbase stretches 2.791 mm.
Škoda Kodiaq will be offered with a choice of three petrol and two diesel engines. Gasoline is 1.4 TSI versions with 125 and 150 hp, and the new 2.0 TSI that develops 180 hp. Diesel engine supply is 2.0 TDI, and will be available with 150 and 190 hp.
The model will have front-or all-wheel drive and a choice of transmissions will be among the mechanical and automatic DSG.
The crossover will be offered with a dynamic chassis control (Dynamic Chassis Control), who allows correction of suspension depending on road conditions, the sensitivity of the accelerator,algorithm of the working of DSG-transmission system and security systems.
The driver can rely on assistants for security as camera fot circular observation, assistant for towing which automatically manages maneuvering,system for parking assistance with the automatic stopping in the detection of an obstacle and warning system for danger of head-on collision, system monitoring for ribbon motion, traffic signs and the distance to the vehicle ahead.
Info-entertainment system of Kodiaq is going to be ablle to connect devices that work with Apple iOS and Android. Top versions of the model will have the Wi-Fi access point module and 4G / LTE,who with the help of the online service point will be able to check vehicle settings from distance.
Kodiaq premiere is scheduled for 1 September in Berlin. Then the model will be presented at the Motor Show in Paris, and its sale will begin in early 2017.