The Skoda Kodiaq may just be a recent addition to the Czech automaker’s lineup but they are already looking to expand the range. The latest to join this sleuth of bears will the Kodiaq Scout.
As the Scout moniker suggests, it is a beefy version of the crossover that gets AWD as standard. The beef comes from a silver colour body cladding that has been added to the vehicle. The ground clearance has been raised as compared to the standard car and you also get taller wheels to match the image of the vehicle. There are also Scout badges in the grille, rear hatch door and in the cabin.
This Scout versioned Kodiaq starts off with the mid-level Ambition trim level and gets mood lighting, touchscreen infotainment system, climate control and leather seats as standard across all variants. It can be had with the 1.4-litre TSI, 2.0-litre TSI and the 2.0-litre diesel which produce 150bhp, 180bp and 150bhp respectively. The strongest seller for this model is expected to be the 2.0-litre diesel.
It will be officially unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March and will be joined by a Sportline as well as RS variant later this year. While the Kodiaq is confirmed for India later this year, we will have to wait a bit longer for the Scout and RS models to hit our shores.