Skoda Presented recently, the new Skoda Karoq2017 can soon win a sports version. During an interview, Czech CEO Bernhard Maier said there is “a demand” for a sports utility with the vRS badge, which identifies the company’s sports cars, and the new “Karoq” has all the ingredients that make it Skoda a vRS “.
At least for now, there is still no detail regarding the possible Karoq vRS. According to rumors, the model could be equipped with the same engine as the future Ateca Cupra, from Seat (which also belongs to the Volkswagen group), a 2.0 turbo four-cylinder gasoline, with about 300 horsepower and 38.7 Kgfm of torque. For now, according to Maier, Skoda has not yet made a final decision on the project.
While the sports version is not enough, the new Skoda Karoq will be offered with the 1.0 TSI three-cylinder engine with 110 hp, 1.5 TSI with 150 hp and 1.6 and 2.0 TDI, with six-speed manual transmission or automated DSG seven-speed and dual Clutch, plus four-wheel drive option.