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Skoda Superb Review (Australia) Skoda Superb Review (Australia)

The Superb is a classy, restrained design that thankfully eskews many of today’s over styled design traits such as supersized wheelarches and dramatic cutlines on every panel. The clever dual opening boot / hatch – yes, you can open just the boot or the useful large hatch, means it’s a legitimate and more than worthy competitor to the extremely fashionable SUV.

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The New Octavia Scout Goes on Sale - (Australia) The New Octavia Scout Goes on Sale - (Australia)

The cross-country mobility, dynamics and comfort of the Octavia Scout have been preserved. The ground clearance of 180 mm and the underbody sump guard significantly enhance its off-road suitability. The four-wheel drive is controlled by the fourth generation Haldex clutch. The variable power distribution provides impressive traction capability, which ensures safe progress even on difficult roads. The reliable and powerful 2.0 TDI /103kW (EU 4) engine with DPF filter in connection with a manual...

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Škoda Superb Combi to be Presented at Frankfurt Motor Show Škoda Superb Combi to be Presented at Frankfurt Motor Show

Škoda Auto will present a new model of the Superb Combi at the forthcoming Frankfurt Motor Show. The car is a logical continuation of the Superb model series and offers an ideal combination of practicality and elegance. The estate version of the company’s flagship follows on from the hatchback, the current generation of which has found more than forty-two thousand owners, approximately a year after it was launched.

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Škoda Australia Launches New-Look Diesel and Petrol Octavia RS Models - (Australia) Škoda Australia Launches New-Look Diesel and Petrol Octavia RS Models - (Australia)

Škoda Australia new-look Octavia RS models builds on the brands sporty virtues which date back over more than 100 years since Skoda’s first foray into motorsport. Its dynamic design, class leading practicality and remarkable level of standard equipment, set the Octavia RS apart from its rivals. Two high performance engines are available, a powerful 2.0 TFSI 147 kW four-cylinder petrol and the most powerful diesel engine in the Škoda range, a 2.0 TDI 125kW four-cylinder engine.

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Škoda Updates Fuel Recommendation for All Petrol Engines - (Australia) Škoda Updates Fuel Recommendation for All Petrol Engines - (Australia)

Škoda Australia has reviewed its minimum fuel requirement for all models fitted with petrol engines. The review of the entire petrol engine range, which took into account current Australian fuel quality standards and the operating range of Škoda’s petrol engines, resulted in the reduction of the minimum fuel RON requirement on all engines.

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2009 Skoda Superb Launched - (Australia) 2009 Skoda Superb Launched - (Australia)

Although new to Australia, the Škoda Superb has a long history – there has been a Superb in the Škoda line up at one stage or another, since the 1930s. It is not only the most luxurious car Škoda has ever built, it is one that sets new standards for quality, practicality, design and value. Sitting at the top of the Škoda product range, it demonstrates that through bold design and engineering innovation, Škoda has created one of the most desirable cars in its segment. Its arrival...

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2009 Skoda Yeti Starts Production 2009 Skoda Yeti Starts Production

The first Skoda Yeti rolled off the assembly line at Skoda’s Kvasiny, Czech Republic plant on Tuesday 12 May 2009. With the start of series production, Skoda has officially introduced its fifth model line and entered the crossover segment. The very first Yeti spotted leaving the production hall was an Aqua Blue, four-wheel drive model, fitted with a 1.8 TSI engine. Skoda has designed Yeti as it does all its models – for the way people use cars. Clever solutions include the flexible and...

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2009 Skoda Octavia Scout Facelift 2009 Skoda Octavia Scout Facelift

The Scout range is an established and popular part of Skoda’s portfolio, and the new Octavia Scout is the flagship of the line. Since its introduction in 2007, more than 22,000 customers have bought the Octavia Scout. The new Scout has a redesigned front grille, bold headlamps and body-colored side moldings. The front fog lights can be fitted with the optional cornering function and the large front bumper emphasizes the car’s rugged appearance. A new metallic paint, Rosso Brunello, is...

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2009 Skoda Octavia vRS Facelift 2009 Skoda Octavia vRS Facelift

Following the launch of the new Octavia late last year, the vRS and Scout have been updated to bring them into line with the current range and family face of Skoda. The sporty Octavia vRS has proved extremely popular since it was launched in 2000. More than 60,000 have been sold, 70 per cent of which were the estate version. The facelifted vRS has a redesigned front grille featuring the vRS logo and bold headlamps, which for the first time can be fitted with xenon headlights combined...

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2009 Skoda Octavia RS 2.0 TSI Now Available with DSG - (Australia) 2009 Skoda Octavia RS 2.0 TSI Now Available with DSG - (Australia)

The Škoda Octavia RS 2.0 TSI launched in October 2007, is now available with a 6-speed DSG transmission. The Octavia RS is the performance flagship of the Octavia range, combining ultimate driver engagement with practicality and available in both liftback and wagon models. Initially available with the TSI 2.0-litre engine at launch, the range was expanded with the arrival of the diesel 2.0 TDI 125kW four-cylinder engine in October 2008 which was available with both the 6-speed manual and...

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2009 Skoda Yeti Compact SUV at Geneva 2009 Skoda Yeti Compact SUV at Geneva

Compact, attractively styled and full of surprises: Škoda Auto will celebrate the extension of its model range to five with the introduction of Yeti at Geneva. The 4.2 metre long, five-door vehicle bears the well-known features of the brand. An impressive front end with a ribbed grille and friendly looking headlamps confidently demonstrate Yeti’s relationship with the Škoda family. Sturdy flanks and distinct wings give Yeti its robust and solid look on 17 inch wheels, without coming across as...

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2009 Skoda Octavia Revealed - (Australia) 2009 Skoda Octavia Revealed - (Australia)

Škoda Australia is revealing its exciting new Octavia model range at the 2009 Melbourne International Motor Show. Designers and engineers approached the job of transforming the Škoda Octavia with great care, aware of the fact that improving such a well-engineered car would pose quite a challenge. An almost fundamental revision of the Octavia’s appearance brings the current model up-to-date with Škoda Auto’s modern design philosophy. When looking from the front, the key enhancements to the...

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2009 Skoda Superb Debut - (Australia) 2009 Skoda Superb Debut - (Australia)

The all-new Škoda Superb will be making its Australian debut at the 2009 Melbourne International Motor Show. Although new on these shores, this model has a long history – there has been a Superb in Škoda’s line-up, on and off, since the 1930s. When it was re-launched in 2001, the first modern Superb represented a new start, a re-entry into a market which had long been neglected. This latest Superb, however, is a pivotal car, a flagship model that links the company’s illustrious past with...

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2009 Skoda Fabia Scout Unveiled 2009 Skoda Fabia Scout Unveiled

Skoda has unveiled the first official photographs of the Fabia Scout. The new addition to the Scout family will make its world debut at this year's Geneva Motor Show. The design of the brand new Scout includes distinct features and attractive protective elements, giving this functional and economical car, new emotional dimensions. A uniquely-shaped bumper and plastic cladding give this new version of Skoda’s popular estate enhanced, robust features. In addition, protective elements on the...

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2009 Skoda Superb GreenLine Launched 2009 Skoda Superb GreenLine Launched

Škoda has announced the launch of its new Superb GreenLine. Available in January, the Superb GreenLine is powered by a 1.9-litre TDI PD DPF which produces 105 bhp and is capable of 55.4mpg on the combined cycle and produces only 136g/km of CO2. This means the Superb GreenLine sits in VED band C and attracts an annual road fund licence of just £120 a year.

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2009 Skoda Yeti, to Unveil at Geneva Motor Show 2009 Skoda Yeti, to Unveil at Geneva Motor Show

Škoda Auto will present the new Yeti at this year's International Motor Show in Geneva. The new model is based on the design study of the same name that was introduced in 2005. Yeti is designed for both urban and leisure driving and features state-of-the-art technology that ensures excellent behaviour on the road and great riding qualities off-road. It is a smart and practical solution for customers who want a compact car that is robust, safe and has universal appeal.

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2009 Skoda Octavia vRS Limited Edition Announced - (UK) 2009 Skoda Octavia vRS Limited Edition Announced - (UK)

Škoda is introducing the new Limited Edition Octavia vRS which is sure to draw the eye of motorists looking to get even more value for their money. The exclusive 500 run of the performance model features a number of sporty additions and is based on re-aligned vRS with increased specification and upgrades for 2009. The Octavia vRS Limited Edition, has a unique production number stitched onto the seat and offers over £1,900 worth of added equipment for an added cost of only £750, which...

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2009 Skoda Octavia Facelift Details 2009 Skoda Octavia Facelift Details

Skoda will be launching a new Octavia in January 2009 with an extensive exterior and interior facelift, bringing the hugely successful model up to date with the brand’s current range. Prices of the new, improved Octavia represent an average increase of £473 for the Octavia Hatch and £478 for the Octavia Estate over the outgoing model. The new Octavia has undergone a series of significant design changes which include dynamic, sweeping headlights and complimentary front fog lights, new...

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2009 Skoda Octavia RS TDI, Launched - (Australia) 2009 Skoda Octavia RS TDI, Launched - (Australia)

Škoda Australia has added a new variant to its Octavia model line up – the high performance Octavia RS TDI. With class leading practicality and amazing levels of standard equipment, the new Octavia RS TDI offers dynamic driving pleasure via its new 125kW 2.0 litre common rail diesel engine. The Octavia RS is the performance flagship of the Octavia range, combining ultimate driver engagement with practicality and available in both liftback and wagon models.

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2009 Skoda Roomster 2, Is Packed With Family Goodies - (UK) 2009 Skoda Roomster 2, Is Packed With Family Goodies - (UK)

Škoda has just made its family friendly MPV even better by adding a whole host of goodies to the Roomster 2, completely free of charge. With value for money, low running costs and high fuel efficiency topping the wish list of more and more car buyers, families opting for the Roomster 2 are now getting £1,500 worth of additional equipment in a fun and economical car.

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2009 Skoda Fabia Sport - (UK) 2009 Skoda Fabia Sport - (UK)

Škoda has raised the stakes against its competitors by lowering the Fabia Sport by 15mm and giving it a sportier poise. The modification will see a marginal price increase of no more than £290 per vehicle with the following new prices applicable to orders placed from 1 October:

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2009 Skoda Fabia BlueLine Special Edition - (UK) 2009 Skoda Fabia BlueLine Special Edition - (UK)

Škoda has just released a funky special edition Fabia BlueLine, guaranteed to turn heads in the street and bring a smile to drivers who are in for a £750 treat of additional equipment at a price of just £160.

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New 2009 Skoda Superb GreenLine - (Global) New 2009 Skoda Superb GreenLine - (Global)

Škoda is releasing the New Superb GreenLine on Monday 13th October bringing more choice to the range of low CO2 emitting vehicles in the UK.

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New 2009 Skoda Octavia RS TDI - (Australia) New 2009 Skoda Octavia RS TDI - (Australia)

Škoda Australia has added a new TDI engine variant to its exciting Octavia RS range, which will be on display at this year’s Australian International Motor Show.

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New 2009 Skoda Octavia Facelift - (Global) New 2009 Skoda Octavia Facelift - (Global)

Produced or assembled in altogether eight countries, the Octavia is Škoda's bestseller. The rejuvenated version is now coming with a more emotionally powerful design. “The Octavia has always had a special position among Škoda vehicles. It is our most successful model, very popular worldwide. Now it has gone through a complete transformation that is apparent in the new interior and exterior, as well as the applied technology,” said Dr. Eckhard Scholz, BOD Member responsible for technological...

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2009 Skoda Yeti - (Global) 2009 Skoda Yeti - (Global)

Skoda’s most definitely an auto brand on the move upwards. Currently the Czech brand sells 4 models in Western Europe; the light car Fabia (Mk.II from 2007), the Roomster small MPV (Mk.I from 2006), Octavia medium hatchback sedan & wagon (current generation from 2004) and the Large Superb sedan (current generation from 2008).

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New 2009 Skoda Superb On Sale - (UK) New 2009 Skoda Superb On Sale - (UK)

Škoda’s flagship model, the New Superb, goes on sale in UK showrooms today, Thursday 18 September.

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New 2009 Skoda Octavia Scout 4X4 - (Australia) New 2009 Skoda Octavia Scout 4X4 - (Australia)

Škoda is broadening the appeal of its Octavia line-up even further with the introduction of an exciting new product – Octavia Scout 4X4.

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2009 Skoda Octavia vRS Update - (UK) 2009 Skoda Octavia vRS Update - (UK)

Škoda is upping the ante in the hot hatch market by increasing its standard specification on the sporty Octavia vRS.

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New Skoda Superb Options Released - (UK) New Skoda Superb Options Released - (UK)

Škoda has released prices for the first range of options available on the New Superb which will launch in the UK on 18 September.

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Skoda Announces Pricing for New Superb - (UK) Skoda Announces Pricing for New Superb - (UK)

Škoda UK today announced pricing for the all-new Superb. With a starting price of £15,490, the new Superb represents fantastic value for money. Customers will enjoy unrivalled levels of specification, no matter which of the three trim levels they choose.

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The New Skoda Octavia Scout - Partner For Leisure and Holidays - (Australia) The New Skoda Octavia Scout - Partner For Leisure and Holidays - (Australia)

Sometimes there is not a comfortable road on the way to the final destination, but the new Škoda Octavia Scout is prepared to continue – anytime, anywhere. Its ground clearance is 40 millimetres higher than that of the Octavia Combi and 16 mm greater than that of the Octavia Combi 4x4, thus increasing the its off-road ability considerably, enabling it to master poor and rutted tracks effortlessly.

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New Škoda Superb New Škoda Superb

Škoda Auto is going to present the successor to its flagship model at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show - the new Škoda Superb.

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The Škoda Yeti Will Be Manufactured In The Czech Republic The Škoda Yeti Will Be Manufactured In The Czech Republic

An increase in the number of jobs, the modernisation of the enterprise in Vrchlabí and the expansion of Kvasiny are the individual aims resulting from the strategic decision made by Škoda Auto's board of directors to have three full-scale factories at its disposal for the manufacture and assembly of vehicles by 2010.

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Skoda Arrives In Australia Skoda Arrives In Australia

Škoda is officially the newest European car company "Down Under", after launching its all-new operation at the Australian International Motor Show in Sydney on October 11.

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Skoda Octavia- Exclusively European, Ultimately Affordable Skoda Octavia- Exclusively European, Ultimately Affordable

The Octavia is Škoda's top-selling and most popular vehicle. It combines an extraordinary combination of comfort, reliability, quality, safety and German technology in an exclusively European package at an imminently accessible price point.

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Skoda Roomster: Euro Funky & Fully Functional Skoda Roomster: Euro Funky & Fully Functional

With the seats out, the Roomster converts to an efficient two-seater offering an incredible 1780 litres of cavernous cargo volume. The straight side walls that underpin the Roomster's distinctive external styling together with the low boot lip height makes the Roomster more than happy to accept the kinds of bulky, boxy roof-height loads many competitors could not hope to carry.

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