Skoda has announced on 7th June that the company is finally started making the new Kushaq SUV at its Pune plant. Earlier they planned to start production at the beginning of 2021, but due to lockdown they postponed the production in the Pune plant and now announced officially to start production by the end of June. The target of the company is to start selling the SUV from July onward and a test drive will also be offered by Skoda. The company assured of delivering the SUV soon from their Pune plant. This is the concept of MQB A0-IN and their motto is to
emerging markets like India and Skoda Kushaq will be the first car to be manufactured there. The upcoming cars of Skoda like Taigun and Skoda sedan will be manufactured in this plant soon. It will be priced at Rs.10 to 17 lakh and will compete with the Kia Seltos, Hyundai Creta as well as the Tata Harrier, and MG Hector. The engines of Skoda Kushaq will be made locally and provide two engine options with Kushaq. There will be 1.0-litre TSI and a 1.5-liter petrol engine introduced in Skoda Kushaq. The 1.0-liter engine will have a 6-speed manual with a torque converter and a
The 1.5-liter engine that has a power output that is 150hp and a torque rating of 250Nm. It means that the engine will be paired with a 6-speed manual or 7-speed dual-clutch. The managing director, Gurpratap Boparai has also said that “The manufacturing of the first cars has been started and the India 2.0 project will make a historic milestone for SKODA AUTO and the Volkswagen Group in India. It is also evidence of a great collaboration between our team abroad and in India. We have also balanced the localization level up to 95% and our engineers will manufacture in India on the global map”.
With SKODA KUSHAQ, we will be presenting one of the fastest-growing segments of the automotive industry. We are looking forward to offering our customers an SUV that stands out for its contentious design, unbeaten performance, superior build quality, outstanding safety, and enabling an exemplary value proposition. Earlier they planned to start production at the beginning of 2021, but due to lockdown they postponed the production in the Pune plant and now announced officially to start production by the end of June. To know more about this article stay connected to us.