In the Internet appeared the first official sketches of the new budget crossover Skoda Kamiq. The first market for this SUV will be China.
The official presentation of the crossover Skoda Kamiq will be held in late April at the Beijing motor show. In June of this year Chinese will start selling new items. In the model range of the Czech brand car will be a step below Karoq.
The basis for Skoda Kamiq served as MQB platform from Volkswagen. With dimensions in mm 4390х1781х1593 the car has a wheelbase of 2610 mm. size This means that the novelty became slightly less Karoq, which for the Chinese consumer “stretched” by 50 mm.
The Chinese mass-media inform that for the PRC crossover Skoda Kamiq received a 1.5-liter 110-horsepower engine. There is a version that refers to the Assembly of a new line ЕА211 Evo. This motor will replace the old 1.6 in the models of the Czech brand worldwide. On powertrains for the new items is still unknown. It is expected that Kamiq will be only front-wheel drive.
Crossover Skoda Kamiq will be on the JV of Volkswagen and SAIC in China. The price tag for the novelty is not established. Model Karoq now available in China for 139 900 yuan (1 368 000) for the basic version.
Ivan Golovin – RIA VistaNews