2019 Skoda Scala is claimed to be the largest vehicle in its league.
The Czech Republic carmaker has unveiled the all-new Skoda Scala hatchback. In global markets, this new hatchback will be introduced as replacement to the Rapid hatch. The Scala hatchback is claimed to “combines an emotive design with a high level of functionality as well as state-of-the-art connectivity”. Interestingly, it’s the first Skoda model to be based on the Volkwagen Group’s MQB A0 platform featuring a “more emotional” design language. Read – New Skoda SUV To Challenge Tata Harrier
Design inspiration of the Skoda Scala hatchback has been derived from the Vision RS concept that first broke cover at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. Some of its key highlights include an upright radiator grille, full LED headlamps and taillamps, all-glass rear window, 15/16-inch steel wheels and aerodynamically optimized roof spoiler.
2019 Skoda Scala Hatchback Picture Gallery
Dimensionally, the Skoda Scala hatch is claimed to be the biggest vehicle in its league. It measures 4,362mm in length with a 2,649mm wheelbase and offers a boot space of 467-litre. The boot has an electric tailgate opening and closing function. The dashboard trim has soft surfaces and seats are composed of microfiber fabric. It also gets a freestanding touchscreen infotainment system with an optional 10.25-inch virtual cockpit display instead of traditional dials. Read – Skoda Kosmiq Could Be The Name For Hyundai Creta Rival
In certain markets, the Skoda Scala hatchback will be offered with several driver assist systems as standard including lane keep assist and autonomous emergency braking. Features such as automatic park assist, rear-view camera and adaptive cruise control are optional offerings. Read – Volkswagen & Skoda To Launch 2 Compact SUVs & 2 Sedans In India
Globally, the Skoda Scala hatchback will be made available with multiple engine options – two 1.0-litre, three-cylinder petrol units generating 99hp/ 115hp and 150hp, a 1.5-litre four-cylinder petrol and a 115hp, 1.6-litre diesel. Transmission options include a 5-speed manual, a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic unit.
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