Ahead of launch, Skoda Vision IN compact SUV spotted testing
Skoda is expected to launch its Vision IN compact SUV in India in the second quarter of 2021. In the latest development, a test mule of the upcoming car has been spotted testing on the roads, revealing its key design highlights. As per the snaps, it will have a multi-slat grille, alloy wheels, and a touchscreen infotainment console. Here's our roundup.
Skoda Vision IN: At a glance
Skoda Vision IN will be based on the MQB-A0 IN platform. It will have a sporty look, featuring a chromed grille with vertical slats, sleek headlights, and wrap-around tail lamps. The car will be flanked by roof rails, blacked-out B-pillars, indicator-mounted ORVMs, and 19-inch alloy wheels. As for the dimensions, it will have a wheelbase of 2,671mm and a length of 4,256mm.
Power and performance
The Skoda Vision IN will draw power from a BS6-compliant 1.5-liter TSI turbocharged petrol engine that generates 150hp of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. The mill will come mated to a 7-speed DSG gearbox for handling transmission duties.
How will the cabin look like?
The Skoda Vision IN will have a spacious cabin, featuring automatic climate control, a sloping center console, and a 3-spoke, flat-bottom steering wheel. The compact SUV will house a digital instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment panel with support for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. For the safety of the passengers, it will offer multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, and a parking camera.
What about the pricing?
The Skoda Vision IN will be launched in India around mid-2021 and should carry a price-tag of around Rs. 10 lakh. Once unveiled, it will go against rivals like Kia Seltos, MG Hector, Tata Harrier, Hyundai Creta, and Volkswagen Taigun.