Saturday, 27 July 2013

New Skoda Octavia to be unveiled here on 9th August 2013

Skoda India just confirmed that the new Octavia which forms a part of 6 new models to be launched in 2013 will be unveiled on 9th August 2013. Skoda’s Chairman of Board of Directors of SKODA Auto, Dr. H.C. Winfried Vahland will be here to unveil the new car.

The car has been found testing a couple of times including in Pune, Mumbai and Bangalore.  The car has also been teased on Facebook by the Czech car maker.

There will be a lot more changes to this car and will be much improved version. The new car will be 90mm longer and 45mm wider than the current generation Laura and will have a huge 590 Liters boot space. The other details of new car are -

Engine details
  • A Total of 4 Gasoline and 4 diesel engines 
  • 1.4L TSI Gasoline engine which produces 120 and 138 bhp - two variants. 
  • Also available is the 1.8L TSI engine which 177 bhp. 
  • 1.6L TDI Diesel engine which produces 103 bhp 
  • 2.0L TDI Diesel engine which produces 147 bhp and 181 bhp.
Other details
  • All versions come equipped with Green Tec Start/Stop system
  • All versions come equipped with Brake Energy Regeneration
  • Secondary Braking system equipped in top end variant to avoid Frontal collision
  • Nine Airbags in all - Knee Airbag is standard on all variants. Top end variants gets Rear Airbags too
  • Active Bonnet to reduce injury to Pedestrians
  • Navigation and multimedia system with multi touch supporting screen
  • Adaptive headlamps, Sunroof, Radar assisted adaptive cruise control, traffic sign reading system


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