Tag: Skoda Octavia

2020 Skoda Octavia Combi: Successor To Europe’s Best-Selling Wagon Detailed Before Launch

Skoda has released new photos and videos of the all-new Octavia, focusing on the Combi wagon variant which is going on sale first. Yes, the estate model will be the first to reach European dealerships this spring as it’s traditionally the more popular of the two body styles and, in previous-generation guise, was the continent’s […]

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This Guy Spends Way, Way Too Much Time And Money At Gas Station Mini Marts

A bizarre Skoda Octavia recently spotted in Romania has been adorned with such add-ons that you’ll be left flabbergasted by what you see. These images, shared on a Facebook page about Skodas, show the Octavia sitting in a parking lot and modified with dozens of chrome and black plastic trimmings. Let’s start with the black […]

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2020 Skoda Octavia RS iV Officially Previewed In Design Sketches

Last month, we saw some images that purportedly showed the all-new Skoda Octavia in RS and Scout trims. At the time, we couldn’t verify their authenticity, but now that Skoda has released the first sketches of the Octavia RS iV, it looks like they were legit. We say that because the official sketches match the […]

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2020 Skoda Octavia RS iV Confirmed For Geneva With Plug-in Hybrid Powertrain

Skoda has officially confirmed that the world premiere of the new generation Octavia RS (vRS in the UK) will be take place at the 2020 Geneva Motor Show, which runs between March 3 and 15. Dubbed the Octavia iV RS, it’s the first ‘RS’ performance model to feature an electrified powertrain, which is shared with […]

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VW Suspends Production In Algeria Amid Political Crisis, Corruption Charges For JV Partner

Volkswagen Group’s production planners and managers are having a tough time these days as the carmaker does not seem to have made the best choices for plant locations recently. Following the controversy surrounding the allocation of a new assembly plant to Turkey and the subsequent suspension of those plans caused by the Turkish military’s invasion […]

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Tesla Model X, Porsche Taycan And 10 Other Cars Get Crash-Tested By Euro NCAP

Euro NCAP has published its second-to-last release of the year, during which a dozen vehicles were totaled for the sake of safety, against the 2018-2019 protocol. One of the stars of this session was the Tesla Model X, which managed to crash its way into a 5-star safety rating. The European New Car Assessment Program […]

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New 2020 Skoda Octavia Vs. Predecessor: What’s Different?

Skoda is apparently done playing the “wholesome quiet Eastern European carmaker” and is now interested in disrupting the non-premium compact sedan segment with a…more premium fourth-generation Octavia. And yes, while technically the Octavia is a liftback, its main rivals have always been the likes of the VW Jetta, Ford Focus Sedan, Renault Megane Sedan, Honda […]

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