Skoda will unveil a concept next month at the Geneva Motor Show will may well form the basis of a new SUV from the Czech outfit
The design of the ?Skoda VisionS represents a balance of aesthetics, power, and functionality. Over recent years, ?Skoda has completely renewed and expanded their model range and this concept is a look at the future of a broadened range of models in the SUV segment.
The new car will be larger than the successful Yeti model with a length of 4.70m and a width of 1.91m and 1.68m in height. It will feature three rows of seats, offering a generous room for six passengers.
Skoda maintains the exterior design of the VisionS reflects the brand’s new emotional appeal and tells us all the edges and lines are clear, precise and sharp; crystalline design elements accentuate the exterior, while the interplay of light and shadow creates powerful effects on the strikingly chiselled surfaces.
The bonnet relies on the creative use of plastics, with contours flowing towards the brand logo. The wide grille and four tapered, high-set LED headlights characterise the face of the show car, emphasizing the vehicle’s SUV character. The logo and the vertical struts in the grill are characterized by crystalline elements — a nod to the Czech art of crystal-glass design.
The side view also illustrates the strong SUV character of the VisionS. The sharp tornado line spans the entire length of the body. The wheel arches are angular, emphasising the off-road character. The upper-shoulder contour forms a deep groove over the sills. The quickly sloping roofline with the long spoiler and drawn-in rear visually accelerate the car even when stationary.
The rear has been sculpturally designed. A strong diffuser insert borders the large exhaust pipes, giving the large SUV a visually powerful stance on the road. The ?Skoda logo and shallow rear lights with dynamically cut crystalline housings sit just beneath the low rear window. This thing could see production as soon as late 2017.
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