The new boss Klaus Zellmer has arrived at Skoda. And the new cars? They are also coming: Superb, electric Karoq, the electric Fabia successor, Enyaq facelift, Kodiaq successor – and a seven-seater SUV: the Vision 7S. You can see the first photo, better the first drawing, here: This is how Skoda imagines the interior of tomorrow.
Interior design boss Peter Olah and a few of his team have small children themselves. You know: sometimes grandma and grandpa have to come along, sometimes friends – and someone always has to look after the baby.
In the Vision 7S, the focus is on the offspring, the infant carrier sits slidably enthroned on the continuous center console: in the safest place in the car. Underneath there are connections and space for bottle warmers, cool boxes, entertainment, magnetic holders for mobile phones on the backs of the sliding seats … And everyone can see each other.
The puristic and sustainable interior tries to find a (simply) clever balance between digital touch operation and haptic switches. In relax mode (when loading, for example), the steering wheel and dashboard slide away to create more space. There’s a lot going on at Skoda. New brooms…
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NEW HITS Mini E-Cabrio: We drive the prototype • Kia XCeed Facelift, Drako Dragon, Human Horizons HiPhi Z, Tesla Model V • First brisk lap in the Ferrari 296 GTB • How the China Stromer MG4 drives • New Hyundai Pony: N Vision 74 • Busan Motor Show Tour MESSAGES Audi is suing Nio • E-fuels in trial operation • Column: America, you drive me crazy • Registration numbers: 1st half of 2022 TESTING & TECHNOLOGY Range check: How far these 13 Stromer get on the highway • E-sedans in the comparison test: Mercedes EQE against Genesis Electrified G80 • News from the endurance test • Riot station wagons: Cupra Leon VZ against VW Golf R Variant • Everyday relationship: Mazda MX-30 • Used car: DS 7 REPORTS PS Days in Hanover: AUTO BILD was at the new tuning fair • Camping with the electric car – we’ll try it out SERVICE We test the indestructible tires • Price question: What is my car worth? • Speed is of the essence here: The big quick loader comparison HEADINGS Action: Hot Wheels Legends Tour • Motorsport: Peugeot in the World Sportscar Championship • Motorsport: Mick Schumacher • Golden Steering Wheel 2022 • Extra Tour: Auto giant VinFast.