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Old 22nd August 2019, 21:18   #76
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Skoda Kamiq reviewed in UK:

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On the road, the Kamiq felt safe and solid no matter what we threw at it. We were driving the more powerful 113bhp 1.0-litre, which Skoda expects to be its biggest seller. It accelerates cleanly, and while the control weights – the pedals and gearbox especially – are light, they’re perfectly accurate. Few buyers will feel short changed in this area, regardless.

Up at motorway cruising speed, the Kamiq’s engine is all but silent. There’s little to no tyre roar, but the A-pillars and door mirrors do generate quite a bit of wind noise, which proves the only interruption in an otherwise refined drive.

Despite it’s jacked-up styling and raised body (the Kamiq is 60mm taller than the Scala hatch), Skoda’s newest SUV handles neatly in the corners. It’s a lovely car to drive, in fact, offering what could prove to be the best compromise of ride and handling of any car in this class; grip is good and body control is well contained.
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I am super excited about this car but it is still almost 2 years later. I hope Skoda doesn't do too much cost cutting for the india specific car. If launched at par with Creta, this can be probably the best in the segment. Before that, we will have the nextgen Creta and the Honda HRV
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I believe I saw the Kamiq on road today. Not exactly sure as it passed me quickly on the farthest lane going in the opposite direction. It's the DRL that caught my eye.

Looking at the specs, the Kamiq seems to have a slightly higher wheelbase that the Karoq, but is overall shorter. I guess this means the Kamiq will be a match for Karoq in interior space, but with a smaller boot and will not probably have room for bigger 2.0 engines under the hood.
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Skoda KAMIQ receives top ratings in EURO NCAP tests,

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KIA Seltos rival (for India) gets the Monte Carlo edition. Presentation in September at the Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA), market launch in the fourth quarter of 2019.

Black MONTE CARLO features communicate sportiness:

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In addition to the characteristic split full-LED headlights, the ŠKODA KAMIQ MONTE CARLO comes with a glossy black frame surrounding the ŠKODA grille, for a dynamic and distinctive appearance. The black detailing also extends to parts of the front bumper, the wing mirror caps, roof rails, side sills and the centrally positioned ŠKODA lettering on the tailgate. The ŠKODA KAMIQ MONTE CARLO is available with the full range of KAMIQ engines and features black 17-inch alloy wheels with a MONTE CARLO design as standard; 18-inch alloys are available as an option. The trim level includes SunSet tinted side windows and a panoramic roof. A black rear diffuser, black model designations and full-LED tail lights round off the sporty appearance of the new KAMIQ range-topper, which can also be identified by a special badge.

Dynamic interior accents
The interior of the ŠKODA KAMIQ MONTE CARLO welcomes the driver and front passenger with height-adjustable sports seats featuring a specific MONTE CARLO design and integrated headrests. The multifunction sports steering wheel is covered in perforated leather bearing the same red decorative seams as the leather finish for the gear selector and handbrake lever. The LED ambient lighting also comes in red and illuminates the centre console, door storage compartments, door handles and footwells. The KAMIQ MONTE CARLO also includes LED reading lights. The decorative trims and instrument panel have their own standalone design, with the air vents in the dashboard sporting a chrome look and the pedal trim featuring an aluminium design. Special floor mats, KAMIQ lettering on the door sills and a black roof lining complete the interior.
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THE ŠKODA KAMIQ MEETS THE PRESS ( Media day)

The ŠKODA KAMIQ was showcased in Strasbourg, France, and the surrounding area in the second half of August. Over the space of two weeks, it was examined at length by more than 650 journalists from all over Europe. They could take their pick of 48 variously coloured cars featuring three different engines and both manual and automatic transmission.

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This event is the first opportunity for the general public – through the media – to learn about how the new car handles and what it is capable of, the significance of holding a dynamic presentation. Every day, some 70 drivers – journalists – take their turn at the wheel.

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