The second generation Skoda Roomster has been rendered ahead of an official reveal likely scheduled before the end of the year.

The second generation Skoda Roomster has been rendered ahead of an official reveal likely scheduled before the end of the year.

As you probably have seen in our most recent batch of spy shots, VAG has decided to play it safe (and cheap) with the second-gen Roomster which will be demoted to being a simply rebadged Volkswagen Caddy. Consequently, it means it will look very much like the recently revised sibling, but with Skoda's corporate grille and a different set of headlights as illustrated in the attached render.

There won't be any surprises in the engine department as these will be carried over from the Caddy, so expect to find a three-cylinder 1.0 TSI rated at 102 PS (75 kW), along with a 1.2-liter TSI developing 84 PS (62 kW). There's also going to be a punchier 1.4 TSI producing 125 PS (92 kW) while on the diesel side we expect to find a quartet of TDIs ranging in output from 75 PS (55 kW) to 150 PS (110 kW).

Skoda will probably unveil the second-gen Roomster in the months to come, likely at the Frankfurt Motor Show set for the middle of September. It's not known at this point whether there's going to be a follow-up to the outgoing Praktik panel van version.

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