Skoda is working on a new model that will replace rapid. The development process continues and the first photos and some details came from the model, which will be called Scala, albeit camouflage.
Based on the Volkswagen Group’S A2 MQB platform, the new Skoda Scala features some of the vision RS Concept introduced at the Paris Auto Show. The model comes with a new design language for the Skoda.
Customers will have five different engine options. All of these are equipped with turbocharged and direct injection, as well as a stop/start system, particulate filter, energy-efficient brakes. The engine options include gasoline and diesel as well as natural gas engines. The 1.0-liter three-cylinder engine comes with 88 hp (66 kW) and a 1.5-liter four-cylinder with 147 hp (110 kW) power output and works with five-or six-speed manual and seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. In addition, the car features dynamic suspension, LED headlights and rear lamps, as well as active and passive safety systems from the Volkswagen Group.
The 4362 mm x 1793 mm scale will be a little shorter and narrower than Volkswagen Golf. On the other hand, the model has a 2649 mm long axle and a height of 1471 mm. The interior dimensions of the car are similar to Octavia and offer one of the largest luggage capacities in its segment. The luggage capacity of 467 litres in the rear seats is up to 1410 litres when the seats are folded.
The car features a 9.2-inch (or optional 10.25-inch) multimedia display, modern connectivity features, as well as an electric concealed pull hook, an ice scraper on the fuel tank cover, an electric cover on the driver’s seat, and an electric removable tailgate.
Scala will start production in the first half of 2019.
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