Pickup trucks are becoming more and more popular, so it’s not surprising that Czech manufacturer is working on a Skoda Pickup Truck Concept According to latest reports, the famous carmaker will soon present a concept version of the new vehicle, while production model would come a year after. Far, we don’t have more precise information about the new model, but various reports suggest it would be a mid-size truck, which will compete with numerous models that are available in the European market.Still, there are opposite reports about trucks design characteristics. In any case, this Pickup Truck Concept should have the premier soon.
Skoda Pickup Truck Concept platform.
In that case, the new Skoda Pickup Truck Concept will use the platform of VW Amarok. Still, most car enthusiasts believe that Skoda will go for something similar to Honda Ridgeline, a truck that compromises between capabilities and driving dynamics.In this case, the Skoda Pickup Truck Concept will go for a car-like platform. Speaking of the styling, the new concept should be very attractive.
Skoda Pickup Truck Concept styling and interior design
It is still early to talk about styling characteristics, we are pretty sure that the Skoda Pickup Truck Concept will stick close to the Kodiaq crossover. Most likely, this pickup truck will come in some kind of a double-cab layout.When it comes to the interior, we expect to see pretty much the same cabin as in Kodiaq. Speaking of equipment, expect a similar list of standard features, as well as the same trim level organization.
Skoda Pickup Truck Concept engine
It is hard to say which engine will find the place under the concept. On the other side, the production model will most likely mimic the new SUV.Base models will probably use a 1.4-liter gasoline engine with 125 and 150 horsepower.There is also a more powerful 2.0-liter gasoline engine, which delivers around 180 horses.When it comes to diesel engines, there is a familiar 2.0-liter TDI unit, which comes in two output variants, with 150 and 190 horsepower.All engines should be available with both manual and automatic transmission.
Skoda Pickup Truck Concept release date
It is still early to speculate about Skoda Pickup Truck Concept’s premiere. This is still just a rumor. Some reports suggest that the new truck could have a premiere already in the second half of the year, on some of the major car shows.