2016 Skoda Superb to unveil on February 17th

Tuesday 10 February 2015, 10:33 AM by

Skoda, the Czech automaker, has announced the global unveiling of the new generation 2016 Superb saloon on February 17th. The company has already revealed few sketches and interiors of the sedan.

The new generation Skoda Superb saloon features the company’s new design language; sharing most of its styling cues with the VisionC concept. Based on the extended MQB platform that also underpins the Volkswagen Passat, the new Superb sedan will be longer and wider than the previous model. The sedan is 20mm longer and 50mm wider than the previous model, while the wheelbase has been increased by 80mm.

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Skoda Superb

Increase in wheelbase offers extra cabin and luggage space. The next Superb is 75kg is lighter than the previous model, which further enhances the overall performance and efficiency. The 2016 Superb offers an impressive luggage carrying capacity of 625-litres (about 60-litres more than the previous model), which can be increased by up to 1,760-litres by folding the rear seats.

The 2016 Skoda Superb saloon will be offered in both petrol and diesel fuel options. While the oil burner is a 2.0-litre unit that is good for 170bhp, the petrol version is the 1.8-litre turbo petrol engine that churns out a maximum power output of 177bhp. Both engines will be paired to the current DSG automatic gearbox.

The official sketches of the new generation Skoda Super reveals the company’s new design philosophy. The front fascia gets new butterfly-shaped grille, flanked by a set of larger headlamps. The large bonnet has sharp creases, which add to its aggressive appeal. Inside the cabin, the sedan largely resembles the VW’s new B8 Passat.