2014 Skoda Octavia Laurin & Klement (L&K) is a premium flagship version of the new Octavia. The model was revealed at the Geneva Motor Show this March and is now ready to go on sale. L&K brings Skoda's most sophisticated levels of comfort and technology to the Octavia range. The model will be offered in two body styles - hatch or estate, accompanied by two engine choices.

Precisely, they are the 1.8-litre TSI petrol engine, which produces 180 horsepower (132 kW), and the 2.0-litre TDI diesel unit generating 150 hp (110 kW). The powerplants can be either specified with a slick-shifting six-speed manual transmission or DSG automatic one. A 4x4 diesel manual option is also available on the estate body style.

Octavia L&K is built upon the Elegance trim, which has generous equipment. It features an exclusive and luxurious brown L&K interior, bi-xenon headlights, park assist and adaptive cruise control.

Nevertheless L&K adds upon the standard equipment of Elegance the following: 18-inch Turbine alloy wheels, Bi-xenon headlights with Adaptive Front Lights System, LED rear lights, chrome window surround, sunset glass, brown Alcantara and leather upholstery, L&K cabin logos, stitching and door sill trims, electrically adjustable driver's seat with memory function, lumbar support and heating, rear backrest release from boot, illuminated front and rear footwells, adaptive cruise control with Front Assistant, Canton audio system, Lane assist, Park assist and Cornering front fog lights.

2014 Skoda Octavia Laurin & Klement is priced from £26,570 and is currently available in dealerships across the United Kingdom.

Source: Skoda