Tag: Skoda

All-New Skoda Octavia RS Adds 242 HP Petrol, 197 HP Diesel Powertrains

Earlier this year, Skoda unveiled the Octavia RS iV plug-in hybrid, the Czech brand’s first-ever electrified RS model. Now, the automaker has released the traditional petrol and diesel variants of the 2020 Octavia RS and, as before, they come in five-door liftback and estate body styles. As with the RS iV plug-in hybrid, the petrol-powered […]

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VW Aborts Plan For New Plant In Turkey Amid Plunging Car Sales

The coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing economic crisis appear to have put the final nail in the coffin for Volkswagen’s planned multi-brand car factory in Turkey. The project, which was put on hold in October last year among international criticism about Turkey’s military operations in Syria, has reportedly been dropped. The Volkswagen Group has decided […]

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Skoda Superb, Karoq And Kodiaq Getting New Infotainment Tech

Skoda’s latest infotainment tech is making its way into the Superb, Karoq and Kodiaq for the start of the 2021 model year. The systems are based on the VW Group’s third-generation infotainment matrix and allow for more custom vehicle settings than ever before. Novelties include the Laura digital voice assistant, Internet radio and wireless SmartLink […]

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Electric 2021 Skoda Enyaq iV Can’t Hide VW ID.4 Roots In New Spy Shots

Skoda will tap deeper into the EV market with the Enyaq iV, a zero-emissions crossover derived from the Volkswagen ID.4. Spied undergoing testing in the Alps, the prototype is seen wearing the final production body wrapped in psychedelic camouflage. Nonetheless, we can still see the overall shape quite well; enough to realize it stays true to […]

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2020 Skoda Octavia Scout Debuts As The Lineup’s All-Rounder

Skoda has lifted the veils of the most versatile variant of the new Octavia lineup, the Scout jacked-up estate model. Riding 15 mm (0.6 in) higher than the regular Octavia Combi, the Scout comes equipped with the Rough-Road package as standard, including underbody protection. Previously offered exclusively with all-wheel drive, the Octavia Scout can now […]

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