The most “charged” Skoda Karoq RS will appear in 2019 with a price tag of less than 40,000 euros

The most “charged” Skoda Karoq RS will appear in 2019 with a price tag of less than 40,000 euros

December 31, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

This became known from the edition of Auto Bild, citing its own sources. It is assumed that the Skoda Karoq RS will receive 300 hp, four-wheel drive and a new design.

Currently, the most powerful version in the Skoda Karoq line is the Sportline, equipped with a 190-horsepower gasoline or diesel turbo engine. In the normal version, the maximum power does not exceed 150 horses. This may change as early as next year, when the crossover version with the RS prefix will be released to the market.

Skoda Karoq RS, according to unofficial data, may make its debut at the Geneva Motor Show in March next year. This is the most likely date for the presentation, and sales may begin as early as summer. While the details are not known, and can only be guided by rumors. So, the car will get a more aggressive body kit, different from the Sportline version. Salon will also change and get more trim “under the carbon”, sports seats and steering wheel. The color range of the interior can also change.

 As a power unit, you can expect the appearance of a two-liter TSI turbo engine, now used on the Cupra Ateca. Experts suggest that the engine will be forced to 300 horsepower and 380 Nm of torque. Already in the database will work all-wheel drive system and many electronic assistants.

Estimated cost will be below 40,000 euros

In the meantime, the approximate date for the presentation of the new Skoda Octavia has become known. A new generation of the popular model can be presented in the third quarter of 2019.