The 2020 Skoda Kamiq GT arrives in China because the extra fashionable Kamiq


Skoda has launched full particulars and an in depth photograph gallery of its newest crossover, the China-only Kamik GT.

Unveiled on the Guangzhou Auto Present, the subcompact crossover is the second “coupe-SUV” developed particularly for the Chinese language market, after the Kodiaq GT. Nevertheless, there may be nothing “coupe” in it, because it seems quite a bit like an everyday SUV. It additionally doesn’t have frameless home windows and the roof line shouldn’t be a lot sloping in comparison with the common Kamik for China.

Unsurprisingly, the Kamiq GT has a virtually similar footprint with the Kamiq’s base. Width (1,781 mm/70.1 in) and wheelbase (2,610 mm/102.7 in) stay unchanged, whereas size will increase by 19 mm (0.75 in), for a complete of 4,409-mm (173.6-in).

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Thoughts you, the peak of 1,606 mm (63.2 in) is a shock because it makes the Kamiq GT “Coupe-SUV” 13 mm (0.5 in) taller than the Kamiq. As a few of these official pictures can attest, the brand new Kamik GT targets “lifestyle-oriented younger patrons” who need a automobile that’s sensible, enjoyable to drive, and trendy.

The Skoda Kamiq GT gives much less (and really comparable) outputs with the 2 powertrains, so we’re not too positive in regards to the enjoyable of driving the half. The entry-level selection is a naturally aspirated 1.5-litre MPI unit shared with the common Kamiq and rated at 111 PS (110 hp) and 145 Nm (107 lb-ft) of torque. Prospects may also go for a turbocharged 1.2-litre TSI that delivers 115 PS (114 hp) and 200 Nm (148 lb-ft) of torque.

The bottom engine is mated to a six-speed computerized gearbox whereas the turbo unit comes mated to a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Each fashions are front-wheel drive solely.

Skoda Kamiq GT gives two trim ranges in China, Ambition and Model. Normal and out there options embrace Climatronic computerized local weather management, KC keyless car entry, 8-inch infotainment system with Apple CarPlay, Baidu CarLife and MirrorLink connectivity, backup cameras and extra. Costs begin at RMB 125,900, which is equal to $18,900 at present trade charges.

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