Škoda’s new head turning and aptly named Superb will be making an appearance at the forthcoming Perth Show, giving visitors a rare chance to preview the car ahead of its official launch in September.
An expected 20,000 visitors will be heading to the agricultural show at Perth to partake in various competitions and activities. In addition, 150 trade stands, of which the Thomson and Potter Škoda Retailer stand is one, will be ready to welcome visitors on Friday 1 August.
The Škoda Fabia World Rally Car (WRC) driven by Eugene Donnelly has beaten off stiff competition from Ford and Subaru to win the Donegal Rally.
Donnelly was on the pace from the start and took the lead during the second stage, maintaining his position throughout. Sky Sports’ Formula One commentator, Tony Jardine, finished a worthy 37th in his Škoda Octavia WRC while Škoda retailer John Mullholland in his Škoda Fabia Diesel finished a respectable 47th out of 151 starters.
John, who ow
Successful tarmac test of the new Skoda Fabia Super 2000. Two time world champion Carlos Sainz, joined experienced test drivers Jan Kopecky and Raimund Baumschlager; the team recently tested the competition version of the Fabia Super 2000 in Austria. The Volkswagen factory driver won the Central European Rally with a R
Škoda Auto has today issued its 2007/2008 Sustainability Report. The document is a third report describing the environmentally-friendly and socially responsible policies of the Czech Republic's largest car manufacturer.
The Report consists of three basic parts as required by the relevant sustainability report methodology, i.e., Financial, Social and Environmental sections, and presents key indicators in each of these three pillars.
The 2007/2008 Sustainability Report has been made in two languages, Czech
In April Skoda achieved its highest fleet market share on record at 2.2 per cent, having registered 2,015 new fleet vehicles in the UK.
So far this year, the Czech manufacturer has registered 6,692 fleet vehicles, representing a market share of 1.6 per cent for the year, compared to the 1.4 per cent year-to-date market share registered in April last year.
April has proven a good month for the entire brand, with a total of 4,137 new vehicle registrations in the UK and a 2.4 per cent market
The new Škoda Superb has received five stars in independent crash tests performed by Euro-NCAP. One of the factors to have contributed to the highest possible rating is a knee airbag. Commenting on the new Škoda Superb, Euro-NCAP points out that the protection of the occupants' knees and thighs is excellent.
The Superb has achieved the highest possible scores also in side impact and pole impact simulations, receiving 35 points for the protection of adults and 40 points for the protection of
Skoda Auto registered impressive growth in worldwide sales during April. The company's total sales for the month reached 63,726 vehicles – a 23.3 per cent increase on the same period last year.
In the first four months of the year, Skoda sold 237,200 cars – up 17.7 per cent on January-April 2007. The fastest-gro
The official presentation of the new-generation Škoda Superb, the Company's medium class car, is going to take place at the 78th Geneva International Motor Show. With a patented Twindoor system, the new Škoda Superb is a powerful combination of an impressive sedan and a smart liftback.
Reflecting the high quality of workmanship delivered to the entire vehicle, the roomy interior offers a large number of smart solutions, as well as large boot space (565 l/1670 l).
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Another product to receive a world premiere at IAA 2007 is GreenLine, a new model line designed to offer highly economical and environmentally-friendly operation and maximum possible minimisation of emissions of solid particles and CO2.
The first vehicles of this brand new line are the Fabia GreenLine and the Fabia Combi GreenLine (1.4 TDI PD DPF/59 kW). Although the choice of extras has not been limited substantially, the new cars' CO2 emissions do not exceed 110 g/km. Another GreenLine
Skoda's presentation is also going to include a Fabia Scout concept car that is based on the new Fabia Combi and has a number of “Scout” design features of the already mass-produced Octavia Scout and Roomster Scout vehicles.
Škoda Auto is going to stage a world premiere of the new Fabia Combi at the 2007 Frankfurt International Motor Show (IAA 2007). After the five-door hatchback presented at the Geneva Motor Show this spring, the Fabia portfolio is now being extended with a versatile estate version.
Sharing the same key design elements as the existing new-generation Fabia model, the ambition of the new Fabia Combi is to become a stylish family car. Compared with its predecessor, the vehicle's outside dimensions
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