Skoda’s lifted the cover on its brand-new Vision E Principle– a car that’s expected to inspire the upcoming 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe. The Idea’s advanced electric drive system could likewise make its way into the brand-new, more elegant Kodiaq variant 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 mainly unchanged to the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe. The most obvious adjustment could be the addition of a front grille– to transport air to the Kodiaq’s engine and radiator– thicker roofing system pillars to offer greater crash security and traditional doors in place of the principle’s pillarless products.
Our exclusive render, above, envisions exactly what the Vision E’s features could look like in production-ready Kodiaq Coupe kind. Considerable changes over the requirement, rather blocky Kodiaq might include slimmer, more aggressive headlights, a sophisticated sloping roofline and redesigned front bumpers.
2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe Interior
Unlike the Vision E, the 2020 Skoda Kodiaq Coupe should boast 5 usable seats and a practical, family-oriented cabin. In spite of its slinky styling, it’s expected to boast more head and legroom than rivals from BMW and Mercedes and ought to feature a more capacious boot, too. Unlike the standard car, the coupe’s not expected to be used with an useful seven-seat option.
The new coupe’s dashboard ought to look practically similar to the basic Kodiaq’s. A similar choice of sophisticated gloss-black trim pieces, a minimalist button design and outstanding build quality should all help it feel appropriately upmarket without making it any less practical. 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 might be powered by a brand-new 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine producing 148hp while more effective 190hp 2.0-litre diesel models will almost certainly be provided, too. As standard, the coupe could be fitted with front-wheel drive and a manual gearbox while higher-spec models should come with both 4×4 and a DSG automated ‘box.
The Vision E Concept indicate Skoda offering a completely electric or hybrid variation of the upcoming coupe, too. Using a combination of a frugal gas engine driving the front wheels and a compact electric motor powering the rears, this model ought to use 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 brand-new models. As an outcome, Skoda’s new flagship SUV may not go on sale until 2020. When it does hit display rooms in the UK, we anticipate it to carry a sizeable premium over the basic ₤ 12,495 Kodiaq.