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Škoda Octavia vRS specification upgrade

Škoda is upping the ante in the hot hatch market by increasing its standard specification on the sporty Octavia vRS. From 1 September all Octavia vRS ordered will be fitted with the following items as standard: 18” Zenith Alloys Dual Zone Climate Control Jumbo box central armrest with 3.5mm auxiliary in socket Rear electric windows Cruise control The upgrade means that over £1,100 worth of equipment will be available on both petrol and diesel models as standard. This giv


Skoda Auto is going to take part in the Moscow Motor Show (28 August – 7 September, 2008). The Company will stage two premieres on this occasion, its flagship model Skoda Superb and vehicles produced in Kaluga, Russia. Having its world premiere, the new Superb to be presented at the upcoming event is fitted with Skoda's most powerful petrol engine (3.6 FSI V6, 191 kW) giving the vehicle 0 - 100 km/h acceleration in 6.5 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h. The 3.6 FSI V6 engine comes with th

Carlos Sainz joins the Fabia Super 2000 Test Programme

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 Issues a Sustainability Report

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

Skoda’s fleet market share on the up

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

Skoda Superb

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). Generously sized as it w

Škoda Greenline

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 mode

Škoda Fabia Combi Scout

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 Fabia Combi

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