Skoda told about the open version of the crossover KaroqMay 4, 2018
The conceptual version of the crossover Skoda Karoq will be equipped with a 1.5-liter turbo engine and sports shock absorbers from the Octavia RS. The premiere of the finished car will take place at the beginning of summer
Skoda company some technical features of the experimental cabriolet version of the crossover Karoq, created by its students. The project involved 23 students of the school Skoda in the Czech city of Mlada Boleslav.
Work on the car began in October 2017, when a group of students led by their teachers began to create a cross-cabriolet design. The final draft was approved in January this year. The premiere of the finished car is scheduled for early June.
The novelty is based on the serial Karoq, the length, width and size of the wheelbase remained the same – 4382 mm, 1811 mm and 2638 mm respectively. At the same time, the height of the car turned out to be below the standard crossover, because it was used sports shock absorbers from Skoda Octavia RS.
In addition, students changed the shape of the front racks, developed new brand logos Skoda, installed other door handles. Finally, a special illumination was applied on the prototype, projecting the company’s emblems on the ground in the dark.
The novelty was equipped with a 1.5-liter four-cylinder petrol turbo engine, which allows the car to accelerate from its place to 100 km / h in 8.4 seconds. The maximum speed of the cross-cabriolet was 204 km per hour.
The concept car will be the fifth project, the work on which was entrusted to the students of Skoda. For example, in 2017, students developed a special version of the Citigo compact car, which was turned into an electric beach buggy.