The Czech manufacturer unveils the first photos of the Skoda Kushaq, its future SUV intended for the Indian market, still hidden with graphic camouflage.
After the Kodiaq , Karoq and Kamiq , Skoda will expand its family of models “starting with K and ending with Q” in 2021 with the arrival of the Kushaq, a mid-size SUV intended for the Indian market. This is part of the important “India 2.0” project, which represents a total investment of one billion euros for the entire Volkswagen group , with the key to thirty models developed to meet the expectations of the Indian market.
After a first teaser unveiled last month , Skoda now presents the first photos of its future Kushaq, still covered with an orange graphic camouflage, which nevertheless hints at its shapes. With its rugged appearance, large wheels and a wheelbase of 2.65 meters, the Skoda Kushaq will have enough space for five passengers as well as a large trunk.
Two petrol engines and many equipment
Based on the Volkswagen group’s MQB-A0-IN platform, the Kushaq has been specifically developed for the needs of the Indian market, where the Skoda Kodiaq and Karoq are already sold. It will be powered by two 1.0 and 1.5-liter TSI petrol engines (whose power levels have not yet been announced), associated with six-speed manual, six-speed automatic, or DSG dual-clutch transmissions. seven gears, all in front-wheel drive.
The standard or optional equipment is rich, with among others: LED lights, a touch screen, automatic air conditioning, six airbags, ESC, hill start assistance, rain and light sensors, cruise control, or the tire pressure control system.
The future Skoda Kushaq will have its world premiere in India in March 2021.