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The new Skoda Superb has added another award to its already impressive collection in the form of Sky Motoring’s Best Gadget honour. Skoda’s innovative Parking Assistant beat off opposition from BMW and Renault to scoop the honour in the motoring website’s annual awards. Sky Motoring’s judges praised the Superb’s Parking Assistant system for its ease of use and commented. “It sounds destined for a slot on ‘It’ll never work’, but we tested it several times and, shock horror, it actually works.

The Skoda Fabia Super 2000 is going to have a competition premiere at the upcoming Rally Monte Carlo (21-24 January, 2009) as part of the Intercontinental Rally Challenge series (IRC). The Skoda Motorsport factory team will have two crews in action, Czechs Jan Kopecký with Petr Starý (co-driver) and Juho Hänninen with Mikko Markkula, both from Finland. Skoda Auto has successfully completed the vehicle homologation process and received an of

Škoda will be launching a new Octavia in January 2009 with an extensive exterior and interior facelift, bringing the hugely successful model up to date with the brand’s current range. Prices of the new, improved Octavia represent an average increase of £473 for the Octavia Hatch and £478 for the Octavia Estate over the outgoing model. The new Octavia has undergone a series of significant design changes which include dynamic, sweeping headlights and complimentary front fog lights, new

Coinciding with the arrival of dark wintry evenings, Škoda has released pricing for Bi-Xenon headlights and Adaptive Front Light System (AFS) which have recently debuted on the brand new Superb.The front light system, priced at £850 on the S trim, £680 on the SE trim and standard on the top of the range Elegance trim, significantly improves driver visibility and makes the Superb an easier and safer car to drive in the dark. The system also benefits other road users as it limits the dazzling e

The new Škoda Superb has won two new prestigious awards. The vehicle came top in the “Medium Class” category at 2008 Golden Steering Wheel (Goldenes Lenkrad) awards organised by the German-based magazine Bild am Sonntag, beating six other competitors. The jury, made up of automotive journalists and VIPs, considered a number of factors from driveability, roominess and value for money to build quality. The vehicle received top marks for its elegant looks and well-balanced proportions,

Škoda has just made its family friendly MPV even better by adding a whole host of goodies to the Roomster 2, completely free of charge. With value for money, low running costs and high fuel efficiency topping the wish list of more and more car buyers, families opting for the Roomster 2 are now getting £1,500 worth of additional equipment in a fun and economical car. The Family Pack is designed to offer even more comfort to a family on the move thanks to features such as panoramic sunroo

Škoda has raised the stakes against its competitors by lowering the Fabia Sport by 15mm and giving it a sportier poise. The modification will see a marginal price increase of no more than £290 per vehicle with the following new prices applicable to orders placed from 1 October: 1.2 12V 70 bhp - £10,880 OTR 1.6 16V 105 bhp - £12,035 OTR 1.4 TDI PD 80 bhp - £12,340 OTR 1.9 TDI PD 105 bhp - £13,025 OTR The Fabia Sport is well equipped for a sporty ha

Škoda has just released a funky special edition Fabia BlueLine, guaranteed to turn heads in the street and bring a smile to drivers who are in for a £750 treat of additional equipment at a price of just £160. Based on the Fabia 2, this little blue wonder comes with unique Pacific Blue paint, white roof, 15 " ‘Line’ alloy wheels and lowered suspension, all of which add to the BlueLine’s smart look. Interior features over the Fabia 2 include ‘Magic’ upholstery, climate control

Škoda is releasing the New Superb GreenLine on Monday 13th October bringing more choice to the range of low CO2 emitting vehicles in the UK. Priced at £16,710 OTR, the New Superb Greenline is a flexible and spacious car which offers fantastic value for money. The 1.9 TDI PD engine, fitted with a diesel particulate filter, returns 105bhp and comes with a five speed manual gearbox. The Superb Greenline emits a mere 136 g/km of CO2 and has an outstanding combined fuel consumption of 55.

Produced or assembled in altogether eight countries, the Octavia is Škoda's bestseller. The rejuvenated version is now coming with a more emotionally powerful design. “The Octavia has always had a special position among Škoda vehicles. It is our most successful model, very popular worldwide. Now it has gone through a complete transformation that is apparent in the new interior and exterior, as well as the applied technology,” said Dr. Eckhard Scholz, BOD Member responsible for technologica

The Škoda Superb 2.0 TDI has won the overall title in The Caravan Club Towcar of the Year Awards 2009. The car, which also won the £20,000 to £25,000 class, beat 37 rivals to the title, including the defending champion, the Ford Mondeo Titanium X 2.5 T Estate. The Superb’s classic design, load-carrying capability, practicality and outstanding value for money were all praised by the judges, who said: “Superb buyers will get a stylish, modern and practical car wit

Škoda’s flagship model, the New Superb, goes on sale in UK showrooms today, Thursday 18 September. Priced from just £15,490, Škoda’s latest hatchback features everything customers have come to expect from the brand – value for money, incredible functionality, elegant design and high build quality. The car will be available with a choice of three petrol and three diesel engines, from the 1.9 TDI PD 105 bhp to the impressive 3.6 V6 260 bhp 4x4 DSG. A new 2.0 TDI common rail diesel