Skoda Scala hatchback turned into a police carAugust 21, 2019
UK police received Skoda Scala hatchbacks for official use. Cars for law enforcement officers received a special livery, LED flashing lights and a siren. Skoda Scala police is equipped with adaptive cruise control, a lane keeping system and a blind spot monitoring system.
In addition to the police, Czech hatchbacks will receive other UK emergency services. Among them are an ambulance and a fire service. The Scala base engine is a one-liter 95-horsepower three-cylinder gasoline engine. In addition, an engine of the same volume is available, issuing 115 forces. The top unit is a 1.5-liter 150-horsepower “turbo four”. The diesel range is represented by a 1.6-liter engine, issuing 115 liters. with. and 250 Nm of torque. The hatchback can also be equipped with a 90-horsepower 1.0-liter G-TEC engine, which can consume both liquefied natural gas and gasoline.
Skoda Scala debuted at the beginning of December 2018 at a special event in Tel Aviv. The novelty became the first model of the Czech brand, which was based on the modular chassis MQB-A0 of the Volkswagen concern. The overall length of the car was 4362 mm, width – 1793 mm, and height – 1471 mm. The size of the wheelbase is 2649 millimeters.
In 2017, Skoda introduced a new line of machines designed for emergency services in the Czech Republic. It included the flagship Superb cars, the Kodiaq crossover, as well as the all-terrain station wagon Octavia Scout. So, firefighters and rescuers were given the Kodiaq crossover, which suits them because of its versatility and high cross. For police, the top-end Superb station wagon is designed, which is equipped with the most powerful two-liter turbo engine borrowed from the Seat Leon Cupra hot hatch. The engine issuing 280 liters. sec., allows the car to accelerate from standstill to 100 km / h in 5.8 seconds. In addition, Skoda created Superb for dog services, equipped with two special fiberglass air-conditioned compartments for transporting animals.
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