From auto express;
Skoda has revealed a UK-only limited-edition model of its Yeti crossover. The Yeti Urban is targeted at younger customers and gets £2,450 worth of extras, but doesn't cost any more than the SE model it's based on.
The Yeti has been a runaway success in the UK, with more than 8,800 registered since it launched in 2009 ""“ and waiting lists are still at three to six months. The Urban adds a DAB radio, sat-nav, Bluetooth and a multifunction steering wheel.
It also features a set of 17-inch black and chrome ""˜Matterhorn' alloys, chrome rubbing strips, silver door mirrors and a pair of roof stripes ""“ not visible in the two images issued by Skoda.
Plus there are tinted rear windows, a choice of red or black trim on the sports seats and four paint colours ""“ Black Magic pearl effect, Candy White, metallic Brilliant Silver and metallic Steel Grey.
The Urban is available with two-wheel drive and a manual gearbox only, and with a choice of two engines ""“ a 104bhp 1.2 TSI and a 108bhp 2.0 TDI. The petrol option offers fuel economy and CO2 emissions of 44.1mpg and 149g/km; the diesel returns 52.3mpg and 140g/km.
Options available include stainless steel pedals, a sports exhaust trim and a DVD player with two nine-inch screens in the back.
The Urban is on sale next week, with a production run limited to just 750 examples, costing £16,900 for the 1.2 TSI and £18,330 for the 2.0 TDI.
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