Skoda’s raised the lid on its new Vision E Idea– a car that’s expected to influence the upcoming 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe. The Idea’s innovative electrical drive system might also make its method into the new, more trendy Kodiaq version when it goes on sale before 2020.
2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe Styling
The Vision E Concept’s sharp, elegant styling is expected to be carried over mainly unchanged to the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe. The most obvious adjustment might be the addition of a front grille– to transport air to the Kodiaq’s engine and radiator– thicker roofing pillars to provide greater crash defense and standard doors in location of the idea’s pillarless products.
Our exclusive render, above, imagines what the Vision E’s features might appear like in production-ready Kodiaq Coupe kind. Considerable changes over the standard, rather boxy Kodiaq could consist of slimmer, more aggressive headlights, a classy sloping roofline and redesigned front bumpers.
2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe Interior
Unlike the Vision E, the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe should boast five usable seats and an useful, family-oriented cabin. In spite of its slinky styling, it’s anticipated to boast more head and legroom than competitors from BMW and Mercedes and must feature a more capacious boot, too. Unlike the standard car, the coupe’s not anticipated to be provided with an useful seven-seat alternative.
The new coupe’s control panel need to look nearly similar to the basic Kodiaq’s. A comparable choice of stylish gloss-black trim pieces, a minimalist button design and excellent construct quality needs to all assist it feel appropriately upmarket without making it any less useful. The Kodiaq’s touchscreen infotainment system must likewise 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 could be powered by a new 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine producing 148hp while more powerful 190hp 2.0-litre diesel models will almost certainly be used, too. As standard, the coupe might be fitted with front-wheel drive and a manual gearbox while higher-spec models ought to feature both 4×4 and a DSG automatic ‘box.
The Vision E Concept indicate Skoda offering a totally electric or hybrid version of the upcoming coupe, too. Using a mix of a prudent petrol engine driving the front wheels and a compact electrical motor powering the backs, this model needs to provide both four-wheel-drive grip and outstanding fuel economy figures.
2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe Price and Release Date
The 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe will be released after a pair of other new models. As an outcome, Skoda’s new flagship SUV might not go on sale until 2020. When it does strike display rooms in the UK, we anticipate it to bring a significant premium over the standard ₤ 12,495 Kodiaq.