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Skoda: Scala RS 'would make sense'

The new Scala hatchback could be the next model in the Skoda line-up to get the sporty RS treatment, according to a new report out of the UK. Speaking with Auto Express, Skoda's board member "with responsibility" for sales and marketing, Alain Favey, said that a Scala RS isn't confirmed for production just yet, but is under consideration...

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2020 Skoda Kamiq revealed, here late Q1 next year
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2020 Skoda Kamiq revealed, here late Q1 next year

Skoda has officially revealed the Kamiq, now the smallest member of the Czech brand's SUV family. In terms of design, it's very obvious the littlest Skoda crossover was inspired by the Vision X concept that previewed it at last year's Geneva motor show, though it's been toned down a bit for production...


2020 Skoda Kamiq interior revealed
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2020 Skoda Kamiq interior revealed

Skoda has revealed the cabin of its new Kamiq SUV, ahead of the new model's full reveal at the Geneva motor show early next month. Just a single image has been shared by the Czech subsidiary of Volkswagen, showing a minimalistic dashboard layout that looks to be pretty much identical to that used in the new Scala hatch...


2020 Skoda Kamiq sketched
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2020 Skoda Kamiq sketched

Skoda has teased its upcoming Kamiq crossover once again, this time in a set of design sketches that look pretty similar to the concept vehicle that previewed it last year. The frontal and rear views of the baby SUV show the global version of the Kamiq (not to be confused with the model of the same name revealed for China last year) will draw heavy inspiration from the boldly-styled Vision X concept shown at the 2018 Geneva motor show...


2020 Skoda Kamiq teased
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2020 Skoda Kamiq teased

Skoda has previewed its all-new small SUV, set to be called the Kamiq when it is revealed in Geneva next month. Named after the language of the Inuit people residing in northern Canada and Greenland, the Kamiq shares its name with the company's small SUV offering in China revealed last year, though the global version will be a different vehicle...


2019 Skoda Scala interior revealed
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2019 Skoda Scala interior revealed

The interior Skoda Scala has been revealed a week before the car's full debut on December 6, local time, in Tel Aviv, Israel. The high-end model shown here stands out thanks to the light coloured strip of, probably, fake wood running across its width, and the floating pod housing the car's infotainment system. Although the touchscreen measures 9...


2019 Volkswagen T-Cross revealed
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2019 Volkswagen T-Cross revealed

The 2019 Volkswagen T-Cross has finally been unveiled overnight at premiere events in Amsterdam, Shanghai and São Paulo. Serving as the new entry point into the German brand's crossover family, the T-Cross measures 4.11m long and features a 2.56m wheelbase – making it smaller in physical size than a Mazda CX-3...


2019 Skoda Scala previewed
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2019 Skoda Scala previewed

Skoda has issued some camouflaged images of the upcoming Scala hatchback, scheduled for a European market launch in the first half of 2019. The first model in the Czech company's line-up to be based on the Volkswagen Group's MQB A0 platform – shared with the likes of the Volkswagen Polo – the Scala will roughly be the same size as a Volkswagen Golf, and sport a design inspired by the Vision RS concept shown at this year's Paris motor show...


2019 Volkswagen T-Cross teased ahead of October 25 debut
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2019 Volkswagen T-Cross teased ahead of October 25 debut

Volkswagen has continued its long, drawn-out T-Cross tease, ahead of the car's official reveal on October 25. The latest teaser video previews the compact SUV's lights and exterior design, revealing the shape of the head- and tail-lights, along with some of the LED detailing. Down back, the lights are linked by an LED strip across the tailgate, and feature a prominent c-shaped graphic...


2019 Skoda Rapid Spaceback teased
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2019 Skoda Rapid Spaceback teased

Skoda has released a shadowy teaser for a "future compact model", believed to be the next-generation Rapid Spaceback. The picture shows the side profile of the upcoming hatchback, which is heavily influenced by the Vision RS concept that was shown at the Paris motor show this month...


Cupra Arona coming in 2020 - report
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Cupra Arona coming in 2020 - report

The Seat Arona looks set to be the next model in the Spanish brand's line-up to be fettled by its new Cupra performance sub-brand – according to a new report. Spain's Motor.es claims the hotted-up crossover is scheduled for release in 2020 as a 2021 model, around the same time the Arona will go through a mid-life refresh...


Volkswagen T-Cross teased again
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Volkswagen T-Cross teased again

Volkswagen has continued the long tease for its upcoming T-Cross compact SUV, this time talking up its practicality. According to the latest images, you'll be able to slide the rear bench to expand the boot from 385L to 455L. Folding the 60/40 rear bench opens up 1281L of space. The passenger seat backrest also folds flat, for the ability to carry longer items that otherwise wouldn't fit into a compact SUV...


2019 Volkswagen T-Cross teased
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2019 Volkswagen T-Cross teased

Volkswagen has teased its new T-Cross baby SUV this week in a designer sketch along with a new video posted on YouTube. The single rear image shows a rather muscular crossover, complete with a tail-light arrangement that spans the width of the vehicle. Contrasting bumpers and wheel arch cladding complement the skid-plate style rear treatment, and 'T-Cross' lettering adorns the lower portion of the tailgate...


2019 Volkswagen T-Cross spied
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2019 Volkswagen T-Cross spied

The upcoming Volkswagen T-Cross has been snapped at the Nurburgring during development testing, ahead of an anticipated reveal before the end of the year. Set to become the German brand's smallest SUV when it arrives on the market, the T-Cross will share much of its running gear with the Polo hatchback...


2019 Audi A1 officially unveiled, here in 2019
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2019 Audi A1 officially unveiled, here in 2019

Audi has released new official details about the second-generation A1 Sportback, set to arrive in Australia during the first half of 2019. The A1 has grown 56mm longer than the outgoing model (4.03m), but its width is "almost the same" at 1.74m.  Audi claims the A1 Sportback's boot is 65L more accommodating than before at 335L, which expands to 1090L with the second row seats folded, thanks to the bigger footprint...


2019 Audi A1 revealed
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2019 Audi A1 revealed

The all-new Audi A1 has been revealed overnight, giving us a first look at the brand's light hatchback. In terms of design, the A1 has taken an evolutionary path rather than revolutionary, though it's far more angular and aggressive than the 'cutesy' model it replaces...


2019 Audi A1 teased again
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2019 Audi A1 teased again

The next-generation Audi A1 has been teased again, this time showing one its new alloy wheel designs and a brief view of its front quarter panel and headlight unit. Posted to the Audi AG Facebook page, the moving GIF image is accompanied by the caption: "As individual as you - fit your all new #Audi #A1 with rims, roof and spoilers in different colors...


2019 Audi A1 teased
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2019 Audi A1 teased

The next-generation Audi A1 has been teased on social media ahead of an anticipated reveal in the coming weeks. In a short GIF-style clip posted on the company's Twitter profile, the frame shows a portion of the new model's centre stack – which features the new MMI Touch display, brightly-coloured air vent surrounds, and new climate controls seen in other Audi models like the Q2 and A3...


2018 Audi A1 spied
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2018 Audi A1 spied

The next-generation Audi A1 has been spied during development testing, giving us an early glimpse at the German marque's upcoming light hatch. Despite the heavy camouflage, it's pretty clear that the A1's shape will be an evolution of the current car, not a revolution - much like the rest of Audi's latest designs...


2018 Seat Arona goes official in Barcelona
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2018 Seat Arona goes official in Barcelona

The 2018 Seat Arona has been officially revealed in its home market of Spain this week, slotting below the larger Ateca in the company's line-up. Set to take on the likes of the Nissan Juke, the Arona rides on the Volkswagen Group's MQB 'A0' architecture for compact vehicles, which already underpins several models including the Audi Q2 and new-gen Volkswagen Polo...