Skoda Vision X at the Geneva Salon in 2018

Mlada Boleslav/Geneva, 6. March 2018

At the Geneva motor show (8. to 18. March 2018) Skoda Vision X. In tried and tested salami tactics, the Czechs are now publishing more Details about the small SUV with the gas-hybrid drive. According to Skoda, the newcomer will round off the range. However, the study 4.26 meters is significantly longer than that of just 4.14 metres long, the Seat of Arona. The wheelbase of 2.65 meters is greater than that of the Skoda Karoq.

Retractable Infotainment Monitor

Not a must – as so often the case with Skoda – the "traditional Bohemian glass craftsmanship". Thus, the surface of the center console is made of cut glass. Behind it, a Display will be visible that represents the energy flow of the hybrid system. Instead of conventional instruments, there is a configurable Display. In the Cockpit-mid-, there is a colored touch screen from the dashboard runs on the push of a button. Pushing the Smartphone in the built-in Docking Station, can be used, the Apps installed on the Monitor. In addition, Skoda in the study, digital services such as Smart Parking, HoppyGo, Support or care driver. These systems guide the driver to free Parking spaces, offer the vehicle for rent, when it is not needed, carpool and ensure that the children of the school to be picked up.

Electric Skateboards for the last kilometers

In the trunk of the study, two Skateboards with electric drive. Two helmets and a camera drone, with the help of the travel record. In the front seat removable protectors integrated, which protect the back of the Skateboard rider's backrest also.

A burners and two electric motors

For the drive of a gas-hybrid system. As a gas, a 130-HP 1.5-Liter Turbo, which can be operated with natural gas or gasoline is used – apparently a natural gas-capable version of the new 1.5 TSI. The gasoline engine acts as usual on the front axle. On the rear axle, an electric is switched on the engine, if it is missing the front traction, or in order to accelerate the Start. The energy of Lithium-ion batteries but also extends for two kilometers of pure electric driving. In addition, a belt belongs-driven starter generator to the 48-Volt hybrid system. The performance of the system is not named, but the Skoda Vision X to create the Tempo-100-Sprint in 9.3 seconds, the top speed is 200 km/h. the CO2 emissions of The Skoda estimated at 89 grams per Kilometer.

2019 comes first, the Plug-in-Superb

If and when the natural gas hybrid could go into production, says Skoda. The electrification of the model range, however, begins in 2019, first with a Superb Plug-in hybrid drive. The following year, the production version of the Vision E is likely to follow.(sl)