Skoda’s lifted the cover on its new Vision E Idea– a car that’s anticipated to motivate the upcoming 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe. The Idea’s sophisticated electrical drive system could also 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, stylish styling is anticipated to be rollovered mostly the same to the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe. The most obvious modification could be the addition of a front grille– to transport air to the Kodiaq’s engine and radiator– thicker roof pillars to offer higher crash protection and traditional doors in location of the idea’s pillarless products.
Our unique render, above, envisions exactly what the Vision E’s features might appear like in production-ready Kodiaq Coupe form. Significant changes over the requirement, rather boxy Kodiaq might consist of 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 ought to boast five functional seats and a practical, 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 need to feature a more capacious boot, too. Unlike the standard car, the coupe’s not expected to be offered with a practical seven-seat option.
The new coupe’s control panel must look nearly similar to the standard Kodiaq’s. A comparable selection of classy gloss-black trim pieces, a minimalist button layout and outstanding develop quality needs to all assist it feel suitably upmarket without making it any less useful. The Kodiaq’s touchscreen infotainment system must likewise 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 might be powered by a new 1.5-litre four-cylinder gas engine producing 148hp while more powerful 190hp 2.0-litre diesel models will likely be offered, too. As standard, the coupe could be fitted with front-wheel drive and a manual gearbox while higher-spec models must come with both 4×4 and a DSG automatic ‘box.
The Vision E Concept points to Skoda offering a completely electric or hybrid variation of the upcoming coupe, too. Utilizing a mix of a penny-wise gas engine driving the front wheels and a compact electrical motor powering the backs, this model ought to offer 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 launched after a set of other new models. As an outcome, Skoda’s new flagship SUV may not go on sale until 2020. When it does strike display rooms in the UK, we anticipate it to bring a considerable premium over the basic ₤ 12,495 Kodiaq.