- Skoda Kamiq will launch in India in 2020.
- Skoda Kamiq Monte Carlo Edition will launch in the Indian market next year.
- Skoda Kamiq Monte Carlo gets several exquisite exterior enhancements.
While the Indian market is yet to see Skoda Kamiq on roads, the company has gone a step ahead and unveiled its Monte Carlo variant at the 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show (IAA). Needless to say, Skoda Kamiq Monte Carlo Edition gets cosmetic updates in the form of sporty exteriors and new features in the cabin. It is expected to go on sale by the end of 2019 in the European and American markets. As for India, Skoda is believed to be launching the Kamiq SUV in 2020 as well as its Monte Carlo trim.
Skoda Kamiq had its world premiere at the 2019 Beijing Auto Show, a few months back. Now, the company has added the prestigious Monte Carlo badge to the SUV range. First things first, the 'Monte Carlo' moniker goes back to 1936 when Skoda took part in the Monte Carlo rally and secured podium finish with the second position while no one had expected it to perform so well. Hence, Skoda started using this badge for its high-performance vehicles to date. Skoda Kamiq Monte Carlo Edition comes with several visual updates in form of the glossy black front grille, LED headlamps, roof rails, glossy black side skirts, ORVM caps, glossy black rear diffuser, LED tail-lamp cluster and 'Skoda' lettering on the tailgate in glossy black. In addition, it also gains a panoramic sunroof and tinted windows as standard.
Skoda Kamiq Monte Carlo Edition is offered with newly designed Monte Carlo 17-inch black and silver alloy wheels as standard while 18-inch alloys are available as an option. The cabin detailing includes multi-function sports steering wheel, contrast red accents, perforated leather upholstery, and seats, red-colored LED ambient lighting, chrome garnish on air-con vents, aluminum sports pedals, etc. to name a few. Mechanically, the Kamiq Monte Carlo Edition can be availed in three engine options: 1.5L 4-cylinder petrol, 1.0L 3-cylinder turbo petrol, and a 1.6L turbo diesel.