Friday, December 16, 2011
By Manoj Kumawat
Skoda Citigo coming in Czech market before new year
Skoda, the owned subsidiary of Volkswagen Group, has announced to launch its most sensational compact Skoda Citigo in the Czech market by the end of this year. Company is planning to export it in the European market somewhere in Q2 2012. Skoda CitiGo will available in both three-door and five-door variants, but initially it will be launched in three-door version. However, to own its five-door version one has to wait for 2012 later months.
The Skoda Board Chairman Prof. Dr. H.C. Winfried Vahland said that the CitiGo will be a new chapter from Skoda family, will establish a unique image in this hardcore competitive marketplace. The compact, sleek and sophisticated design makes it creating the impression at the first sight. Despite, the compact measurement of 3.56 meters (length) x 1.65 meters (width) x 1.48 meters (height) its interior is spacious enough to accommodate a young family. The moderate wheelbase & boot space are good ideals.
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The bag hooks, cup holders, photograph holder, storage bag and several other storage compartments provide it an extra storage facility. Gracing with the 5 inches touch screen, multimedia systems, portable navigation system, infotainment system, Bluetooth connectivity for phone and various other functional features aid its interior make feel so cosy.
Start looking under the bonnet, we find a powerful integration of petrol engine with five speed manual gearbox that will deliver the maximum power of 44kW or 55Kw. Skoda CitiGo would perform well on urban roads as well as on highways by offering top speed of 160kmph.
The advanced braking system and safety features ensure a safe and stress-free drive. This upcoming sensation has received the five-star safety rating by Euro NCAP and has been appreciated for its crash worthiness. Skoda CitiGo will be one among the affordable hatchback cars that would be hard to ignore. The car has been awaited in India from a long time but still there are no official words in this regard. Let’s hope to see, at least, it in the upcoming Auto Expo.