30 Dec 2020: Skoda Vision IN found testing in India, design details revealed
Czech automaker Skoda is planning to launch its Vision IN compact SUV in India around mid-2021.
In the latest development, a production-specific test mule of the car has been spotted testing, showing its key design aspects.
According to the video, it will have a butterfly grille with vertical slats, a wide central air vent, and blacked-out alloy wheels.
Here's our roundup.
Exteriors: Skoda Vision IN: At a glance
The Skoda Vision IN will be built on the company's MQB A0-IN modular platform. It will sport a butterfly grille with vertical slats, a muscular bonnet, and a wide central air dam.
For lighting, there will be sleek LED headlights with indicators below them and wrap-around L-shaped LED taillamps.
The car will be flanked by roof rails, indicator-mounted ORVMs, and alloy wheels.
Fact: Power and performance
Skoda Vision IN will draw power from a Karoq-sourced, BS6-compliant, 1.5-liter TSI turbocharged petrol engine that generates 150hp of maximum power and 250Nm of peak torque. The mill comes mated to a 7-speed DSG gearbox for handling transmission duties.
Interiors: A peek inside the cabin
The Skoda Vision IN will get a 5-seater cabin with a sloping center console, auto climate control, and a flat-bottom steering wheel.
The car will pack a digital instrument cluster and a touchscreen infotainment console with support for the latest connectivity facilities.
Multiple airbags, ABS with EBD, and other standard safety features will be available to ensure the passengers' safety.
Fact: What about the pricing?
The pricing and availability details of the Skoda Vision IN in India will be revealed at the launch event next year. As for the pocket-pinch, it is likely to cost around Rs. 10 lakh (ex-showroom).
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