Skoda Vision E Coupe Concept debuts at Shanghai Motor Show

Skoda Vision E Coupe Concept debuts at Shanghai Motor Show

Skoda Vision E Coupe Crossover Concept set to have an eco friendly electric powertrain.

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On display at the Shanghai Motor Show from 21-28 April 2017, Skoda Vision E Coupe Crossover Concept has made its global debut. This four seater crossover is based on the Volkswagen Group’s MEB platform and gets several exterior and interior updates that could make its way to future Skoda models.

The electric concept was noted with distinctive character lines, alloy wheels and a panoramic sun roof. It also gets a well sculpted hood, LED lights and a sweeping roofline with front and rear overhangs.

Designed in the Czech Republic, the Vision E Coupe Crossover Concept sits on a 2,851mm long wheelbase. This makes it around 60mm longer than Skoda Kodiaq SUV and 10mm longer than Skoda Superb saloon. Interior space is at a premium and is seen with four individual seats. Seating position is also elevated while luggage space if roomier.

A new infotainment system and wireless charging is also on offer with sweeping dashboard centered on a 12” touchscreen. In front of the driver is a two spoke multi function steering wheel and second flat screen for driving functions.

Skoda Vision E Coupe Crossover Concept receives a lithium ion battery pack and electric powertrain offering a total of 301 hp power allowing the crossover to accelerate to a top speed of 180 kmph and travel upto 500 km on a single charge.

Level 3 autonomous driving system is also evident allowing the concept to easily maneuver through traffic jams, change over to auto pilot along highways and stay in the lane and serve. It also enables independent location of parking slots, park and leave parking areas. The battery pack is capable of quick charge upto 80% in 30 minutes. Production version of Vision E is set to go on sale sometime in 2020.