Skoda Kodiaq RS with the most powerful diesel: new detailsSeptember 13, 2018
The Czech automaker continues to declassify the “charged” version of its flagship crossover. The model has expanded the list of basic equipment.
The first teasers of the serial Kodiaq RS brand Skoda was distributed in August this year. Now the Czechs published a video of the commodity model and shared new data about it. So, the “charged” crossover already in the “base” will be available with all-LED optics and digital “dashboard” (for the standard SUV this option). At the dashboard there was one more variant of registration – a mode “Sport”: at its activation the data of a tachometre and a speedometer will be displayed in the center of the display.
Crossover in the base will receive LED lights and a digital instrument panel
The body of the sports version of Kodiaq can be painted in color Race Blue (option, for the first time for the SUV brand). Also, the crossover was the first of the Skoda models to receive Dynamic Sound Boost: using data obtained from on-board crossover systems, this system can adapt the motor sound to the selected driving mode and create acoustic effects. As previously reported, the Skpda Kodiaq RS will be available with a five- or seven-seater saloon.
Recall, the “charged” cross will be offered with all-wheel drive and adaptive chassis DCC, under the hood of the model there is a four-cylinder diesel 2.0 BiTDI with two turbochargers. The output of the engine is 239 hp, the maximum torque is 500 Nm. As previously stated in Skoda, this is the most powerful serial diesel engine in the history of the brand. Dynamic characteristics of the Kodiaq RS are still not disclosed. Meanwhile, the same motor is equipped Volkswagen Tiguan which have the same platform as Kodiaq. The “German” engine produces 240 hp, the torque – the same 500 Nm. Close to the size and weight of the Kodiaq long-Tiguan Allspace with this engine will pick up the first 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds, the maximum speed – 228 km/h.
The public premiere of the serial Kodiaq RS will be held within the framework of the Paris Motor Show, which will open in October.