Exterior: rugged, athletic and with Indian flair

› The ŠKODA KUSHAQ offers both ample space and a powerful design
› Headlights and tail lights with modern LED technology
› Exclusive colours Honey Orange and Tornado Red, as well as two-tone alloy wheels
› Rugged look: ground clearance of 155 mm

Mladá Boleslav / Pune, 26 June 2021 – ŠKODA AUTO has fully tailored the new KUSHAQ to appeal to the preferences of Indian customers. The SUV looks athletic and powerful with large wheels and plenty of ground clearance reinforcing its distinct appearance. Its compact exterior dimensions are ideally suited to Indian metropolises, yet the ŠKODA KUSHAQ offers plenty of space inside, as is typical of the brand. The SUV’s striking lines and crystalline features make a clear reference to ŠKODA’s current design language, and the headlights and tail lights incorporate modern LED technology. In addition to the Style variant’s two-tone 17-inch alloy wheels, the range of options includes the metallic Honey Orange and Tornado Red paintwork – which ŠKODA offers exclusively on the Indian market.

“The KUSHAQ is a true ŠKODA SUV at first glance, but at the same time it has an unmistakable Indian character. This is provided by the numerous chrome trims and, in particular, the exclusive metallic Honey Orange colour. Despite its dimensions, the KUSHAQ appears large, athletic and rugged.”

Oliver Stefani, Head of ŠKODA Design

The KUSHAQ is based on the MQB-A0-IN, a variant of Volkswagen Group’s MQB-A0 platform specially adapted for the Indian market. Its dimensions make it an ideal everyday companion in the country’s metropolises. The SUV is 4,225 mm long, 1,760 mm wide and has a height of 1,612 mm. Its ground clearance of 155 mm and 2,651-mm-long wheelbase – one of the longest in the segment – make it look considerably larger. The long wheelbase also means that the SUV offers ample space for five passengers, as is typical of ŠKODA, and it has a 385-litre boot.

LED headlights and tail lights

The KUSHAQ features clear-cut headlights with a two-part design. From the Ambition trim level upwards, this design consists of an LED module behind a clear lens in the upper part for low beam and high beam, and a narrow, L-shaped LED module for the daytime running lights. The rear light cluster sports ŠKODA-typical crystalline features. The tail and brake lights are fitted with LEDs.

Striking design and athletic appearance

ŠKODA has retained a wealth of the striking design features of the VISION IN concept car in the KUSHAQ without making hardly any changes. Sporting a distinctive front and a wide ŠKODA grille, its ŠKODA SUV family resemblance is clear at first glance. The upper section of the substantial front bumper is body-coloured, the lower part is black. From the Ambition trim level upwards, the underbody protection comes in a silver finish. The wheel arches set off with black plastic trim and black side skirts bring out the SUV’s athletic look. The Style trim line features chrome-plated window frames and door handles, as well as an electric sunroof. The front wings bear ŠKODA badges. The wheels come with a diameter of 16 or 17 inches; the 17-inch Atlas alloys are two-tone. There are five colours to choose from, with metallic Honey Orange and Tornado Red offered exclusively by ŠKODA for the Indian market.

Distinctive SUV style: rugged look and a ground clearance of 155 mm

The size of the brand-new KUSHAQ is comparable to the KAMIQ offered in Europe. Distinct features for this type of vehicle include a high ground clearance (155 mm for the KUSHAQ) and a particularly rugged look. This is provided by the underbody protection at the front and the rear, as well as the black plastic side skirts which protect the bodywork. The wheel arches also feature black plastic trims to enhance the new SUV’s athletic look.

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