The new Skoda Kodiaq vRS has been unveiled at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. After the Octavia, the new Kodiaq vRS is the second to emblem the vRS batch. However, this is the first SUV to receive the Czench brand’s hot treatment. The new Skoda Kodiaq vRS will be available in five seater as well as seven seater options. The new SUV is offered with six different driving modes including the Normal, Eco, Sport, Comfort, Snow and Individual with their own suspension and steering setups. The 2018 Skoda Kodiaq vRS now looks sportier than before.
The exterior of the new Skoda Kodiaq vRS is built in a sporty design. The new Kodiaq vRS gets some exterior changes to be distinct from the regular model. The new Kodiaq vRS sports a bespoke front and rear bumpers, vRS logos and gloss black bodywork elements. The vRS logo has been redesigned and is emblemed in the car. The new design logo has a red V and stripe ahead of RS instead of green in the present logo. The dimensions of the new Kodiaq remains unchanged. The new Skoda Kodiaq vRS sits on a new 20 inch alloy wheels.
On the interior, the new Skoda Kodiaq vRS features alcantara covered seats, door trims and carbon fibre effect instrument panel. Besides that the SUV comes with ambient LED lighting, tinted windows, stainless steel pedals and a black roof lining. The standard virtual cockpit system in the car gets a bespoke display mode and displays the speed at the center.
Powering the new Skoda Kodiaq vRS is a litre biturbo direct injection 369 lb ft diesel engine, which churns out a power of 367 bhp from 1750 rpm to 2500 rpm. This engine makes the new Skoda Kodiaq vRS the most powerful Skoda and has helped the car to set up a lap record for a seven seater SUV. The SUV has lapped the 12.94 mile Nurburging in 9 min 29.84 seconds. A seven speed DSG gearbox, which supplies power to all the wheels gets matted to the engine. The new Kodiaq vRS can reach a top speed of 137 mph. The car can accelerate from 0 mph to 62 mph in just seven seconds. According to Skoda, the new SUV has a fuel consumption of 47.1 mph and CO2 emission of 157 g/km. Both of these are measured in the terms of NEDC cycle. Suspension duties are handled by the electronically adjusted shock absorbers.
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