The Skoda Scala has undeniably inherited the lines of the concept of sports Vision RS. But they have been assagies to adapt to those of a compact practice. Based on the famous MQB platform, the Scala able 4,36 m long, 1.79 m wide and 1.47 m high. In line with the tradition of the Czech brand, its trunk is one of the largest in the category with a volume of 467 litres.

The interior also draws inspiration from prototype Vision RS. He welcomes the new infotainment system of the brand. The latter features a screen placed higher up, located in the driver’s field of vision, avoiding to leave too long eyes on the road. The combined instrumentation may give way to a virtual cockpit inspired by the Audi. In terms of driving aids, the wizard continued in the way and autonomous emergency braking are standard. The adaptive cruise control, assistant of parking, and the detector of dead angles perfected, are on the list of options.

The cabin, which is inspired by the concept Vision RS, welcomes the new infotainment system of the brand. Skoda

on the side of The engine, the input range is made up of a 3-cylinder 1-litre petrol with a power of 95 horsepower, coupled to a manual gearbox with 5 reports. You can also go for the same block with a power range of 115 horses, but also for two 4-cylinder engine: a 1.6-litre diesel of 115 hp and a 1.5-litre petrol developing 150 horsepower. These drives use standard a manual gearbox 6-speed, but may adopt a automatic transmission DSG dual-clutch transmission with 7 speed option.

In the year 2019, a 3-cylinder with 90 hp that can run on natural gas will join the range. Perhaps should we also expect a sporty version, more close to the concept of Vision RS. It might take some technical choices, such as the 1.5-litre is associated with a group power (245 hp of combined power). In the meantime this version more sporty, the “Sport Chassis Control”, available as an option, offers settings of suspensions more sharpened in addition to a Normal mode for quiet trips. The Skoda Scala will arrive on the market in the first half of 2019.

The Skoda Scala is aesthetically similar to the concept of Vision RS. But the lines have been assagies. SKODA AUTO

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