Skoda Superb facelift makes official debut

Skoda Superb facelift makes official debut New Skoda Superb
author image Desirazu Venkat
Friday 24 May 2019, 12:17 PM

Skoda has taken the wraps off the Superb facelift. This is a mid-life update for the Czech automaker’s flagship sedan and has for the first time spawned a Scout variant as well as a plugin hybrid model with the latter being the first under Skoda’s iV e-mobility brand.

Externally, this updated Superb gets matrix LED headlamps, revised Skoda moustache grille and addition of some chrome trim in the rear. Thanks to a redesigned bumper, It has also grown marginally in length and now measures 4869mm as compared to the outgoing model’s 4861mm. Skoda has also added new alloy wheel designs and for the European markets it will be offered in both 18-inch and 19-inch sizes.

Inside, its business as usual but now with an optional bigger display for the infotainment system, button start standard across all variants, new chrome trim packages and wireless charging. In terms of driver assistance, Skoda has added predictive cruise control and a new emergency assist system.
This standard model can be had with a 1.6-litre diesel, 2.0-litre diesel, 1.5-litre petrol and 2.0-litre petrol. Depending on which engine you choose, you can get a six-speed manual or a seven-speed DSG.

This car is India-bound and if we GO by previous timelines, then we should see this updated Superb in India by this time next year. It will be assembled at Skoda’s factory in Aurangabad.

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