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5 New Volkswagen & Skoda Cars Coming To India – New T-Cross To Rapid

Skoda Karoq Compact SUV India

Here we bring you a list of 5 new Volkswagen and Skoda cars that will be launched in India

We informed you earlier that Skoda will lead the Volkswagen Group’s operations in India. The Czech automaker has started developing a heavily localised MQB AO IN platform to develop new cars. The first model based on this platform will arrive in 2020. Before that, the brand will rely on facelifts of existing models. Here we bring you a list of 5 new Volkswagen and Skoda cars that will be launched in India –

– Skoda Karoq

 

Czech automaker, Skoda will launch the global Karoq 5-seater premium SUV in India in 2019. This SUV will rival the likes of Jeep Compass and Hyundai Tucson. It is based on the versatile MQB platform that also underpins the bigger Kodiaq SUV. The Karoq will be powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged diesel engine that produces 140bhp of power.

Launch – 2019

– Skoda Compact SUV

The first model to be based on the brand’s new MQB AO IN platform will be a 5-seater compact SUV. This model will share design cues from the Vision X concept. The production ready model will arrive in 2019, though India-spec model will be different in terms of dimensions, engine specs and interior components. It will be powered by a new 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine.

Launch – 2020

– Volkswagen T-Cross

German premium carmaker, VW will launch the T-Cross compact SUV in 2020. This model will share underpinnings with the Skoda’s SUV. While the design will be in-line with the global-spec T-Cross, the India-spec model will be bigger and spacious. It will be powered by a 1.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine producing 118bhp of power.

Launch – 2020

– New Skoda Rapid

Czech automaker has already started working on the new generation Rapid sedan, which is likely to arrive in 2021. It will be based on the localised MQB AO IN platform and will be powered by a 1.0-litre TSI turbocharged petrol engine. No diesel engine will be on offer.

Launch – 2021

– New VW Vento

Similar to the new Rapid, Volkswagen will also launch the next-gen Vento sedan. The new model will share design cues from the Virtus sedan, which is already on sale in select international markets. It will share mechanics and platform with next-gen Rapid.

Launch – 2021

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