Skoda Kamiq To Be Launched In Nepal By 2020
The SKODA will soon be unveiling their facelift SUV KAMIQ in Nepalese Automobile industry. It beautifully compiles the advantages of a sports utility vehicle like higher ground clearance and an elevated seating posture with the nimbleness of a compact vehicle. With an appealing design, modern era assistance and infotainment systems, an ample amount of space and several clever features, the new KAMIQ equitably cherishes both the family aspiration and leisure-oriented buyers.
The exteriors of the upcoming Skoda Kamiq will be determined via a wider radiator grille paired with dual slats and distinctive stripes over the bonnet along with a sturdy front spoiler aggravates its off-road characteristics. The 16 to 18 inches wheels, the roofline, and a higher ground clearance re-emphasize the same impression. The rear side will feature a new form of Skoda’s usual ‘C’ shape tail lights. This SUV will feature LED headlights with DRL’s in a wholly-LED version, along with fog lights with static cornering lights and a dynamic front and rear indicators for the very first time. The front indicators are bi-furcated into individual LEDs.
The upcoming Skoda Kamiq interior is influenced by a free-standing screen which is perfectly positioned in the driver’s view, the optional Virtual Cockpit measuring 10.25 inches, and a 9.2 inches touch-screen infotainment system is the largest in Skoda SUV segment of all time. The dashboard will be displaying decorations quite extensively, and the front door trims will sport a top-quality, soft-foam surface. The ambient lighting, available in 3 colours namely white, red and copper which will seem extravagant. The seat covers will be offered with Suedia microfiber as an option. The beauty will also offer heated seats but only for the front seats and also as an option for the rear seats. The car will offer a boot capacity of 400 l, which will increase to 1,395 l post the rear seats folded down.
The 1.5 TSI engine comes with a peak power of 150 bhp and a peak torque of 250 nm. This robust diesel engine will be mated to a 6-speed manual gearbox as standard and a 7-speed DSG available as an option. Whereas the four-cylinder 1.6 TDI diesel engine will deliver a peak power of 115 bhp and a peak torque of 250 Nm. It will come embedded with an SCR catalytic converter mated with AdBlue injection technology.
The newest variant 1.0 G-TEC will come with an eco-friendly three-cylinder engine producing a peak power of 89 bhp and peak torque of 160 Nm and is efficiently designed to run on CNG. The Sports Chassis Control in the drive mode select allows for the most dynamic set-up. It will be 10 mm lower than the Normal mode. In addition, there will be sports mode with firm shock absorbers. The driving Mode Select will render 4 modes choice namely Normal, Sport, Eco and Individual.
The upcoming Skoda Kamiq 2019 safety features will include 9 airbags, including a knee and side airbags for the rear seats as well. The front assist and lane assist which will come as standard whereas the Adaptive Cruise Control and Driver alert fatigue system will come as optional in this car. The proactive Crew Protect Assist immediately closes any windows left open and automatically pre-tense the seat belts in the front row. Post an accident, the Multi-Collision Brake will prevent the car from rolling down uncontrolloably as a result. The side assist can detect vehicles up to 70 m apart who might overtake or comes in the blind spot of the vehicle while the Traffic Alert at the rear alerts the driver about the movement behind his vehicle while reversing. The rear-view camera and Park Assist are present for car parking excellence. The Manoeuvre Assist function automatically brakes down the vehicle in case the sensors detect an obstacle ahead. The Auto Light Assist detects the objects travelling ahead of itself and automatically lowers down the headlights.
The performance of Skoda Kamiq is uncertain as of now because it is getting spy tested at present. Hence, it is left for the launching event to unveil the same. The Upcoming Skoda Kamiq will be rivalling against the likes of Maruti Suzuki Ciaz, Hyundai Verna, Nissan Sunny, Volkswagen Vento and Honda City respectively.