A prototype for the facelifted 2021 Skoda Kodiaq RS has been spied testing for the very first time bathed in a vibrant shade of pink and full with camouflaged entrance and rear ends.
Whereas that is the primary time we’ve seen the up to date Kodiaq RS being put by way of its paces, our spy photographers did spot a more basic model being examined 12 months in the past. Very similar to that tester, styling modifications made to the facelifted RS are nearly unattainable to identify.
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For instance, the cut up headlight design continues to be featured as is a well-known grille. Apparently, this prototype has no seen intakes on the outer edges of the entrance bumper however when the manufacturing mannequin does arrive, we count on it’s going to function small black intakes and consumption surrounds. As for the rear, it’s arduous to identify any modifications by way of the camouflage and the taillights seem unchanged from the present mannequin regardless that the corners of them are lined in camouflage.
Spy photographers have but to snap any respectable inside photographs of the facelifted Kodiaq RS however we’re solely anticipating a couple of minor tweaks, maybe together with a brand new infotainment display and a few completely different buttons and switches.
Given the minimal styling modifications that can be made, we don’t count on many vital alterations to be made beneath the pores and skin. The 2021 Kodiaq RS could be anticipated to retain its 2.0-liter biturbo diesel engine that at the moment produces a good 237 hp and 369 lb-ft (500 Nm) of torque. Nevertheless, there’s additionally a powerful chance for the up to date Kodiaq RS to undertake the corporate’s newest plug-in hybrid powertrain, particularly the electrified 215 HP 1.4TSI unit which is at the moment featured within the Very good iV PHEV.