For the 2018 Paris Motor Show, Skoda has prepared a Vision RS concert, designed to demonstrate the design direction of future models of the company, and for one hint at the appearance of the upcoming hatchback, which will replace the five-door Rapid Spaceback in the model range.
The Skoda Vision RS concept has muscular bumpers, a LED-illuminated radiator grille in vertical bars, and large 20-inch wheels of an aggressive design. The predatory look, as well as the design of the sidewalls and stern, may well migrate to a production car.
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The cabin has four separate seats. On the front panel there are two displays, one of which is used as a virtual device, and the second is given for the needs of the entertainment system. Plus, the concept boasts a touch-sensitive transmission control panel.
Recycled materials (polyester) are used as the main material for interior decoration in a car, however, Alcantara, pineapple leaf fibers, carbon fiber and specially impregnated fabric are also used in the design of the Skoda Vision RS.
The concept is based on the modular MQB platform, while the length, width and height of the prototype reaches 4 356, 1810 and 1431 mm, respectively, which makes it 52, 104 and 28 mm longer, wider and lower than the Skoda Rapid Spaceback. The wheelbase is 2,650 millimeters (+ 48).
The concept is powered by a 1.5-liter TSI turbo engine with a capacity of 150 hp, which is used in many production models of the Volkswagen concern. He is accompanied by a 102-horsepower electric motor borrowed from the hybrid Golf.
The total output of such an installation reaches 245 “horses”. From a place to a hundred, the Skoda Vision RS accelerates in 7.1 seconds, and its maximum speed reaches 210 km / h. There are three modes of control electronics: Normal, Sport and EV.
The latter is completely electric, and on electric traction alone, the car can travel up to 70 km, powered by a 13 kWh lithium-ion battery. The subsequent recharging of the battery will take 2.5 hours. Average fuel consumption in hybrid mode is announced at around 1.4 liters per 100 kilometers.
It is possible that the serial version of the model will lose its electric motor, while in addition to the “charged” RS-version, of course, there will be conventional modifications. The latter are rumored to receive 1.0- and 1.5-liter petrol turbo engines, as well as a 1.6-liter TDI diesel. The premiere of the ready-to-release car is scheduled for 2019, but so far we have not even been told its name.