The Skoda Superb iV plug-in hybrid will become the brand’s first electrified car when it goes on sale in the UK in January 2020. Prices for the new car will start at £31,970. The Superb iV combines a turbocharged 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine and 85kW electric motor, delivering a total performance of 215 bhp (160kW) and CO2 emissions of less than 40g/km.
Skoda has released design sketches providing the first glimpse of the new Skoda Octavia. The company says that the new Skoda design language reveals that the fourth generation of the brand’s best-selling model will have a more emotive look; combining compact dimensions with a very generous amount of interior space.
Skoda has announced final prices and specifications for the all-new Kamiq. The new model is positioned below the Kodiaq and Karoq in Skoda’s three-model SUV line-up. The Kamiq is the second all-new Skoda to hit retailers in 2019, and like the Scala it follows, it features the latest evolution of the brand’s design language.
The first Superb iV has rolled off the line at the Skoda Auto Kvasiny plant. Carmaker Skoda Auto has comprehensively prepared the site for the manufacturing of the first electrified production model in the company’s history, investing approximately 12 million euros (about £10.6 million) in renovation work.
The first Skoda Kamiq has rolled off the production line at Skoda’s main plant in Mladá Boleslav. The compact city SUV completes Skoda’s SUV portfolio at the lower end. Following in the footsteps of the Kodiaq and Karoq, the Kamiq is the third Skoda SUV for the European market and is designed to combine the advantages of an SUV – such as higher ground clearance and an elevated seat position – with the agility of a compact car.
The Skoda Scala has received the highest rating of five stars in its comprehensive test by the independent European New Car Assessment Programme (Euro NCAP). This puts it among the safest vehicles in its category, with top marks for the protection of adult occupants and cyclists.
Skoda has announced prices and final specifications for its revised flagship Superb model – and the company says it is set to raise standards in the sector once more. Featuring an updated interior and a host of new technologies, the facelifted Superb is available to order now with prices ranging from £24,655.
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Order books for the all-new Skoda Scala are now open. Skoda says the new hatchback “showcases a dramatic evolution of the brand’s design language, introduces a host of comfort and safety technologies, and delivers sector-best rear passenger space and practicality”
Skoda’s SportLine range is set to expand once again in 2019 with the introduction of a new Octavia variant. Featuring a black design package and a full specification list, the new Octavia SportLine is the latest addition to Skoda’s SportLine range.