The new Skoda Superb is here! The world premiere of the car happened today at the Forum Karlín in Prague. The the new car displayed a revolutionized design, generous dimensions, innovative safety assistance systems, a focus on the environment and comfort. As a matter of fact the company claims that this is the best Skoda model ever produced. This is the third-generation Superb, which keeps the powerful characteristics of its predecessor, but also incorporates brand new design language inspired by the VisionC show car.

To go intro details, one of the major changes was in the wheelbase that has been increased by 80 mm. At the same time the front vehicle overhang is 61 mm shorter than before. The front features striking grille and distinctive headlights, the sides appear dynamic and elegant and are "supported" by large wheels.

At the back, the car features new two-part, broad and narrow taillights that incorporate LED technology. At the same time, crystalline elements provide the taillights with additional luminosity.

Inside, the cabin has been entirely redesigned with highlight on horizontal lines. This gives the already spacious interior an even more generous feel. Clear shapes, precise workmanship and the use of high-quality materials are all featured.

Furthermore, the new Superb is brand's first model offering adaptive Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) with Driving Mode Select. Auxiliary heating, heated seats, wireless heated windscreen and heated washer jets as well as rain/light sensor are some of the standard features.

The new Superb comes with the latest generation of Park Assist, which will help drivers automatically drive in and out of parking spaces. The car also features a rear-view camera for the first time, while the traditional handbrake is replaced by an electric parking brake as a standard.

There is a total of four infotainment systems based new for the Superb, but more importantly the engines offered in the range now deliver up to 30 per cent lower fuel consumption. Superb GreenLine for instance needs only 3.7 l per 100 km (76.4mpg) and emits 95 g CO2 per km.

The direct-injection turbocharged engines are based on MQB technology. The range features five TSI petrol and three TDI common-rail diesel units. All powertrains have Stop-Start technology and brake energy recovery as standard. The petrol engines have a power output of between 92 kW (125 hp) and 206 kW (280 hp), while the diesel ones - between 88 kW (120 hp) and 140 kW (190 hp).

Safety is ensured by the standard Electronic Stability Control with Multi-Collision Brake, Front Assist with Emergency Brake, electronic Tyre Pressure Monitor, seven airbags, and five three-point automatic seat belts with fastening alerts as well as safety headrests. There is also the option of Speedlimiter.

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Source: Skoda