Skoda launched Kushaq SUV in the market last year and it has been doing pretty well. The manufacturer is now planning to launch a Monte Carlo edition of the Skoda Kushaq SUV. Production of the Monte Carlo edition has already started and pictures of the car reaching the dealerships and stockyard has also surfaced. Skoda has made several cosmetic changes to the regular Kushaq to convert it to the Monte Carlo edition. What all are those changes? Here we have a detailed walkaround video of Skoda Kushaq Monte Carlo edition before its official launch. The official launch of Skoda Kuzhaq Monte Carlo edition is expected to happen on 9 May 2022.
In this video, vlogger talks about all the changes that are there in the Monte Carlo edition. All the chrome elements that are there on the regular Skoda Kushaq has been blacked out in the Monte Carlo edition. The front grille has now been finished in gloss black and it looks a lot more elegant. The silver coloured skid plate on the bumper has also been finished in gloss black. The headlamps remain the same projector units as before. There are integrated LED DRLs in it too.
As this is the Monte Carlo edition, the car comes with White and Black dual tone paint job. The thick black cladding all around the lower part of the car along with blacked out door handles and roof give the car a sporty look. A Monte Carlo edition badge is also seen on the front fender where Kushaq branding is seen on the regular models. The alloy wheel design are similar but they black colour is more dominating in this Monte Carlo version. As we move to the rear, there are gloss black strip running on the lower part of the tail gate. The Skoda lettering on the booth is also finished in black. There is a roof mounted spoiler, rear windscreen wiper with defogger.
The rear skid plate in the Monte Carlo edition is also blacked out. The basic layout of the interior remains the same as regular top-end version. Noticeable change here are the dual tone interiors. Just like the exteriors, the interiors are also finished in Red and Black dual-tone combination. As the Monte Carlo edition is based on the top-end variant, the car does not miss out on any of the features. There are Red coloured inserts on dashboard and centre console for a sporty appeal.
The car gets the same touchscreen infotainment system but, the fully digital instrument cluster gets Red theme that goes well with the theme. The car gets tilt and telescopic steering wheel, multi-function buttons, cruise control, automatic climate control, electric sunroof, front ventilated seats, touchscreen infotainment system that supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, auto-dimming IRVMs and so on. It looks like Skoda will be offering the Monte Carlo Edition with both petrol engine options. There is the 1.0 litre turbocharged petrol engine that generates 115 Ps and 178 Nm of peak torque. This engine is available with manual and a 6-speed automatic transmission. The 1.5 litre turbo petrol engine generates 150 Ps and 250 Nm of peak torque. This engine gets manual and a 7-speed DSG transmission.