Skoda has built the first production models of the compact hatchback Scala at its plant in mladá Boleslav (Czech Republic). The car is intended to replace the Rapid, and to bridge the gap between the Fabia and Octavia.
Scala is the first Skoda that is based on the platform MQB-A0 from the VW Group, and uses the driver assistance system, previously available only in higher segments is the control of traffic in the lane, monitoring blind spots, adaptive cruise control and others. The car also comes with full-led headlights and rear lights system, sports chassis settings and sport driving modes.
It is reported that sales of Skoda Scala in Europe will begin in the second quarter of 2019. The hatchback will be available with multiple engines – base will become the 1-liter turbocharged 3-cylinder gasoline engine with 94 HP and a version of it on LPG with a capacity of 89 HP
Later to join them 1-liter 113 horsepower and a 1.5-liter 4-cylinder turbo 148 HP diesel engines will be available 1.6-liter turbo 113 HP and 250 Nm.
All motors Scala is equipped with a Stop/Start system and energy recovery during braking. They work in tandem with 5 – and 6-speed manual transmission and 7-speed automatic with double clutch.