Skoda VisionC Concept Revealed; Geneva Debut

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Czech car maker, Skoda, has released several renders of the VisionC concept which will be unveiled next week at the Geneva Motor Show.

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The car maker intends to bridge the gap between the Octavia and Superb, and for this, the company has announced intentions to launch a five door coupe through this VisionC concept. Details about the car’s dimensions are not available, but the company assures that the concept can easily accommodate four people with their luggage.

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Here is what the Skoda says about the VisionC concept:

  • Evolution: SKODA VisionC – the next stage in the development of SKODA design language
  • Design: Expressive, dynamic, confident, emotional
  • Concept: SKODA develops its first five-door coupé chassis
  • Characteristic of SKODA: Design meets functionality – Coupé with large hatch
  • Technology: Modern modular technology, low weight and optimised aerodynamics for responsible individual mobility
  • Environment: already meet the stringent EU2020 emissions standard using conventional technology – 91g CO2/km

 

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“We are signalling the next stage in the evolution of SKODA’s design language with ‘ŠKODA VisionC’, and thus highlighting the dawn of the brand. The vehicle demonstrates the company’s outstanding design and engineering expertise, and underpins the dynamism and value of one of the world’s longest-established automotive companies,” says Prof. Dr. h.c. Windried Vahland, ŠKODA CEO.

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The VisionC is based on the same MQB platform which also underpins the Octavia saloon. Powering the car will be the recently introduced engine seen on the Octavia G-TEC. This Euro 6-compliant 1.4-liter TSI 4 pot turbo motor produces 110 HP. In the CNG mode, it manages to consume 3.4 kg /km while emitting CO2 at the rate of 91 g/km.

A production avatar is rumored to be built sometime in 2016.