Skoda has revealed the identify for its new SUV as Kamiq, forward of its Geneva Motor Present launch later this 12 months.
The crossover is the third SUV the corporate is releasing for the European market and the agency would be the smallest of the three.
The Czech producer says the identify is derived from the language of the Inuit folks dwelling in northern Canada and Greenland.
It apparently described one thing “that matches as completely as a second pores and skin in each state of affairs.”
That is already the identify of a mannequin in China however will now be out there within the European market. It additionally follows a pattern with Skoda SUV names, to start with a Okay and finish with a Q.
Skoda says the city crossover is “a perfect companion to on a regular basis life within the fashionable metropolis and past.”
The entry-level automobile will mix a number of the practicality and better deriving place of an SUV with the dealing with of a compact automobile.
These automobiles have gotten more and more extra widespread because the market booms.
It’s based mostly on the modular transverse matrix and can provide some new driving help programs from launch.
Final week the carmaker launched a brief clip of the automobile displaying its headlights and indicators.
The indications appear to be these derived from sister firm Audi, as each companies are owned by the VW Group.
The world premiere of the brand new ŠKODA Kamiq takes place on the Geneva Motor Present between 5 and 17 March 2019.