Skoda Scala rendered to tackle the VW Golf


Whereas Volkswagen is placing the ending touches on the eighth-generation Golf, Skoda just isn’t losing any time both. The Czech model will introduce in lower than a month from now a model new five-door hatchback that can go by the title of Scala. Already previewed by the promising Imaginative and prescient RS idea, the brand new member of the household based mostly in Mladá Boleslav will characterize a big departure from the tasteless Speedy and Speedy Spaceback.

Our render makes an attempt to think about the manufacturing model of what is going to be a extra upscale product in comparison with the mannequin earlier than it. By pushing it upmarket, it means Skoda will wish to combat the massive names within the section, such because the Megane and Ceed, to not point out fashions from throughout the group just like the Golf and Leon.

The road-going Scala is clearly not as thrilling because the idea, however we’re maintaining our fingers crossed Skoda will diversify its RS portfolio with a scorching hatch model that can resemble the showcar we noticed in Paris final month. Even when it’s not on a par with the Imaginative and prescient RS, our imaginative and prescient of the Scala continues to be a breath of recent air in Skoda’s rising lineup. We’ve imagined it in a high-end trim degree, full with full-LED headlights, a panoramic sunroof, and snazzy 19-inch Triglav wheels out there on an assortment of upper-spec fashions from the Czech marque. All that’s lacking is the SportLine badge.

Rendering Skoda Escala
Skoda Vision RS concept

Skoda has already launched a big quantity of particulars in regards to the Scala, mentioning will probably be out there with 5 engine variations of the TSI, TDI, and CNG varieties – all of that are going to be turbocharged. Output will range from 90 to 150 horsepower channelled to the wheels by way of handbook and automated transmissions.

We’ll discover out on December 6 whether or not our speculative render is near the true factor. Skoda will unveil its new compact automotive in Tel Aviv, Israel and goes to have it on sale within the first half of 2019.


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