The ডkoda Rapid mid-size sedan offered a sporty look in the Monte Carlo variant. When Kukshaq was launched, many people hoped that Skoda would also launch Carlo variant in Monte. Pictures of the Carlo variant were then leaked online at Kushak Monte, which means that Skoda will soon launch a new variant. According to Autocar India, Skoda will launch Carlo on May 9 in Kushk Monte.
The Monte Carlo variant is priced at around Rs. Rs 50,000 to Rs 80,000 more than the range-topping style variant. The Monte Carlo variants are expected to be offered in red and white only. The Monte Carlo variant will get a cosmetic upgrade over the regular Kushak which will make the Kushak look more sporty.
Cosmetic changes will be made to the wing mirror, grille, bumper inserts and ceiling. The front and rear skid plates are now finished in black instead of silver. The badges are now black and have a Monte Carlo badge instead of a Skoda in the side fender. Next, there’s the new alloy wheel, taken from the previous generation Skoda Octavia RS 245. Alloys wrapped in 205/55 R17 tires
There are also some changes in the interior. It will come with a black and red cabin theme. Thus, the seats are finished in black and red upholstery and the doors and dashboard get a red insert. One of the biggest features of the Carlo Monte Carlo will be the addition of a digital instrument cluster from Slavia.
The rest of the feature tools are expected to remain the same as the style variant. For safety, it will come with Electronic Stability Control, Multi Collision Braking, Heel Hold Control, Traction Control System, Brake Disc Wiping, Roll Over Protection, Curtain Airbags, Front Side Airbags and Tire Pressure Monitoring System.
Other features include auto-dimming IRVM, keyless entry, push-buttons for engine start / stop, ventilation seats, electric sunroof, 6 speaker sound system with subwoofer, LED tail lamps, automatic headlamps, automatic wiring and many more wipers. Something.
According to rumors, Skoda will offer Monte Carlo variants with both 1.0 TSI and 1.5 TSI and manual gearbox as well as automatic gearbox. There will be no mechanical changes.
Thus, the 1.0-liter TSI produces a maximum of 115 PS of power and 175 Nm of peak torque. It comes with a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 6-speed torque converter automatic transmission. It then has a 1.5-liter TSI that produces 150 PS of maximum power and 250 Nm of peak torque. It is offered with a 6-speed manual gearbox or a 7-speed DSG dual-clutch automatic transmission.
Skoda Kushaq is currently competing against Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta, Volkswagen Taigun and Maruti Suzuki S-Cross. Due to its price, it has to go against some big SUVs like MG Hector, Tata Harrier and Mahindra XUV700.