The new Mountiaq concept, a pickup based on the Kodiaq, is the sixth vehicle designed and built by students at Skoda's vocational school.According to Skoda, it took a team of 35 students around 2000 hours of work to design and build the Mountiaq over the course of eight months.Changes include eliminating two passenger doors, modifying the roof, reinforcing the body, redesigning the side and rear windows and, of course, coming up with a tray, which incorporates a hidden storage area under the floor.The Mountiaq is powered by 140kW 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine. Riding on 17-inch Rockstar II wheels, it has a ride height of 290mm, or 10mm more than the Kodiaq Scout.While the Mountiaq features two fewer passenger doors than the donor Kodiaq, it's significantly longer at 4999mm an increase of over 300mm compared to the production car.Measuring 2005mm wide, the Mountiaq is 123mm broader than the Kodiaq and, as such, has bulging wheel arches, re-sculpted door panels and wider sills.To emphasise its off-road potential, the Mountiaq is fitted with a bull bar, snorkel, winch, two walkie talkies, and an LED light bar. Lighting has also been installed in the car's load bed, as well as the grille, bonnet badge and engine bay.The Mountiaq also features 3D printed wheel logos, a glowing Skoda logo in the roof lining, Mountiaq embroidery on the seats, and a sound system with a 2000W amplifier, 2000W subwoofer, and 320W speakers.MORE: Kodiaq news, reviews, comparisons and videosMORE: Everything Skoda

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