Tag: Skoda Octavia

2021 Skoda Octavia Joins The SportLine Range With Racier Looks But No Extra Go

Skoda has introduced the SportLine version of the Octavia, which brings visual updates inside and out, and can be ordered with various petrol, diesel, mild-hybrid, plug-in hybrid and CNG powertrains. Available in the liftback and estate body styles, it joins other SportLine models in the brand’s lineup and has a glossy black grille, apron and […]

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Ford’s Mustang Mach-E And 7 Other Controversial Cars And Tech That Won The Haters Over

Calling its new EV the Mustang Mach-E was a marketing masterstroke for Ford. It generated a stack more column inches than any ordinary new Ford EV would have received, it added some much welcome familiarity to potential buyers feeling a little scared about switching to electric power, and you want to be bombarded with abuse […]

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Toyota GR Yaris Beats Defender, Puma And ID.3 For 2021 UK Car Of The Year Title

Having announced the 12 category winners on March 1, the UK Car of the Year Awards jurors have now declared the Toyota GR Yaris the overall winner for 2021. The supermini hot hatch became the jurors’ favorite, as it managed to beat vehicles such as the Land Rover Defender, Ford Puma and Volkswagen ID.3 in […]

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Women’s World Car Of The Year Names 2021 Awards Category Winners

The Women’s World Car of the Year (WWCOTY) jurors have announced the 2021 winners in nine different categories. Selected by a panel of 50 motoring journalists from 38 countries across five continents composed exclusively of women, the winners were narrowed down from three models in each category, all of which had to be launched between […]

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ABT’s Power Boost Gives Your VW Group 1.5 TSI 190 Horses In Return For €1k

ABT Sportsline has launched a new power upgrade for the VW Group’s 1.5-liter TSI petrol engine. Powering a wide range of vehicles, from the Volkswagen Polo to the Tiguan, and from the Audi A1 to the Seat Tarraco and Skoda Superb, it pushes out 150 PS (148 HP / 110 kW) and 250 Nm (184 […]

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2021 European Car Of The Year Finalists Announced, Think You Can Guess The Winner?

We already know the finalists of the 2021 North American Car, Truck and Utility of the Year, but the shortlist for the 2021 European Car of the Year has just been released. Seven vehicles will go to war trying to nab the most votes from the approximately 60 jurors, and these are, in alphabetical order, […]

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Skoda Octavia vRS iV, Octavia iV And Superb iV Are Ready To Join The UK’s Electrified Blue-Light Squad

Britain’s police, ambulance and fire and rescue services can now order Skoda’s new electrified vehicles, the Octavia vRS iV, Octavia iV and Superb iV, each one available in two body styles. Marketed as being “ideal for any rapid response police unit”, the Octavia vRS iV is powered by a 1.4-liter TSI petrol engine and an […]

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