If few days ago we talked about the new Skoda Rapid, a family mid-size sedan which entered the mass production at the Pune factory in India, today we find out that another all-new model is ready to enter production. To be more precise, we talk about the new Skoda Citigo, a model smaller than the Rapid, a vehicle which is specially designed for the Czech market.
Of course, this does not mean that it will be available only in the Czech Republic but it will reach all the important European countries somewhere next summer. The new Skoda Citigo is based on the Volkswagen Up!, a very similar model to the new city car revealed by Skoda.
“With this automobile, we are starting our model offensive in Europe. It opens up the important small car market for Škoda and perfectly applies our values in the shape of a city car. Citigo is compact yet spacious, economical yet agile, attractive and equipped with many innovative ideas,” says Winfried Vahland, Chairman of Skoda.
Under the bonnet, the new Skoda Citigo gets a 1.0-liter petrol unit offering 60 horsepower but also a more powerful three-cylinder unit with 75 horses. As a city car, the Czech model is 3,5 meters long and 1,65 meters wide, a perfect size for the crowded places.