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Skoda Kodiaq GT coupe revealed

18th Jul 2018 6:00 am

Images of the five-seat Skoda Kodiaq GT SUV-coupé surface ahead of Chengdu Auto Show world premier.

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In November last year, Skoda had announced that it will be adding a five-seat Kodiaq GT coupé to its global portfolio. The company is now expected to debut the Kodiaq GT SUV-coupé at the upcoming Chengdu Motor show in China. A first set of images of what looks like a production-spec version of the Skoda Kodiaq GT coupé. The Kodiaq GT will be initially built at the Shanghai-VW JV facility in China.

The Skoda Kodiaq GT’s 4,634mm length makes it 63mm shorter than the standard Kodiaq. It also gets a distinctive coupé-like roof which gives it a unique identity. This is the first four-door SUV-coupé by Skoda and will sit above the standard Kodiaq in the brand’s global line-up. Interestingly, Skoda has been persistent in keeping the Kodiaq GT a China-only model; however, we think this model could make it to other markets, as well.

The Kodiaq GT is powered by a 2.0-litre turbo­-petrol engine that will be sold in 180hp or 220hp states of tune. There will be a seven-speed DCT on offer for both engine options. Skoda will offer 4WD on higher trims. As far as equipment goes, it will be at par with the seven-seat variant. As seen in the images, a large sunroof will also be on offer.

The Skoda Kodiaq GT will see competition from the upcoming Renault Captur SUV-coupé which will also initially launch in the Chinese and Russian markets.

Do let us know in the comments section if you want to see the Skoda Kodiaq GT in Indian showrooms.

Also see:

2018 Skoda Kodiaq review, road test

2017 Kodiaq vs Endeavour vs Tiguan comparison

2017 Skoda Kodiaq India video review

 

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