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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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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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. 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 be […]

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Chris Harris’ Quick Guide To New Car Buying; Which One Would He Get For Under £30k?

Buying a new car can be an excruciating process for those who don’t know anything about… well, cars. However, since most people today like to stay connected through the world wide web, Chris Harris has appealed to them in a short video that speaks about the most interesting cars launched over the last 12 months […]

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2021 Skoda Enyaq iV Loses Camo In Illustrations And It’s Not Half Bad

Last week, Skoda shared a big photo gallery of its first-ever all-electric crossover, the Enyaq iV. Since the model is scheduled to enter production in late 2020, the official photos showed fully camouflaged prototypes. However, that did not stop the folks from Kolesa from digitally peeling the camouflage off Skoda’s all-electric SUV to give us […]

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2021 Skoda Enyaq iV Detailed, Gets 302 HP RS Variant, 310-Mile Maximum Range

Skoda has released new details, photos and a video of its first-ever all-electric vehicle, the upcoming Enyaq iV. Based on Volkswagen Group’s MEB electric car platform which is also used by the VW ID.3 and ID.4, the compact electric SUV will offer a choice of rear- or four-wheel drive, three battery sizes, five power variants […]

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Infotainment Tech Study Finds Least And Most Distracting Systems

An in-depth study regarding infotainment systems was recently carried out in the UK, with 20 vehicles’ infotainment and air-con controls being put to the test in order to see how distracting (or not) they were while being operated on the move. It’s already been established that fiddling with a touchscreen can really impact your reaction […]

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Skoda UK Employees Offering Customers ‘Virtual Showroom’ Experience

With many countries around the world forcing people into quarantine, carmakers and dealerships are increasing their reliance on online sales platforms. In the UK, Skoda has revamped its Virtual Showroom program that it hopes will ensure people keep buying cars. As prospective customers cannot visit a Skoda dealership, six employees from the automaker have new […]

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Electric Skoda Citigoᵉ iV Removed From Sale In The UK As They Can’t Keep Up With Demand

Skoda was forced to stop accepting orders for the new Citigoᵉ iV in the United Kingdom, after the initial production lot allocated for the local market, roughly 400 units, was sold out in less than 60 days. A victim of its own success, the small electric hatchback will eventually return to UK dealerships as soon […]

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Survey Names UK’s Most Satisfying Cars To Own

The Kia Sorento has been crowned Britain’s most satisfying car to own in Auto Express’ 2020 Driver Power rankings, which surveys new car satisfaction. The survey saw the Sorento take top honors with an impressive score of 92.05%. The Korean SUV was also rated to have the best interior, as well as the best practicality […]

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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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Skoda Scala Spider In The Making As New Student Concept Car

Skoda’s vocational school students are working on their seventh concept car, which will be an open-top version of the Scala compact hatchback. The yet-to-be-named project has started taking shape and, judging from the official renderings, we can see that the young team behind it has significantly changed the back end, turning it into a genuine […]

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Czech Mate: 2021 Enyaq Spied As Skoda’s Version Of The VW ID.4

Skoda recently announced their upcoming electric crossover would be called the Enyaq, and now spy photographers have caught the vehicle undergoing testing in Europe. Snapped wearing modest amounts of camouflage, the Enyaq is Skoda’s version of the Volkswagen ID.4. While the two models will share a number of similarities, the Enyaq features a prominent grille […]

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Electrified 2020 Skoda Octavia RS iV Officially Teased Ahead Of Geneva Debut

With only days remaining until the Octavia RS iV’s world debut at the Geneva Motor Show, Skoda has released a new video teaser with the sporty compact with plug-in hybrid power. The range-topping model of the fourth-generation Skoda Octavia comes adopts electrification, a first for any Skoda RS model. The model combines a 1.4-liter TSI […]

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