Skoda’s flagship sedan, the Superb has been updated and now features a new look, new tech and a much better driveline. The new Skoda Superb will essentially go up against the likes of the Toyota Camry, the Audi A3 and the Mercedes-Benz CLA along with the upcoming Honda Accord sedan.
On the exterior front, the new Skoda Superb looks a lot more aggressive and a lot sportier than the last generation car. The new Skoda Superb gets sharp edges and creases all around the car. In line with its new design language, the new Skoda Superb too gets a butterfly grille up front and on either side of it are the Bi-Xenon headlights with Daytime Running Lights. In profile and at the back too the edgy design continues well.
The new Skoda Superb is based on Volkswagen group’s MQB platform that also underpins the likes of the new Volkswagen Passat and the Audi A4. The new Superb is now 80mm longer in terms of wheelbase than the last generation car but is 75kg lighter. The added space of course means even more interior legroom for rear seat passengers. The new Skoda Superb also gets creature comforts like three way climate control, park assist with a camera and a panoramic sunroof along with eight airbags as standard.
In terms of engines, the Skoda Superb get both a petrol and diesel engine with both manual and automatic gearbox options. The petrol engine is a 1.8-litre TSI unit that also does duty in the Skoda Octavia. The diesel is a 2.0-litre TDI turbocharged 4-cylinder engine, which will invariably be the favorite of the Indian car buying audiences. Read MoreRead Less
Space, technology, exterior looks and interior design
The new Skoda Superb is the flagship sedan in the Skoda lineup and is available with both diesel and petrol engines and with its new look will definitely appeal to a whole host of new buyers in India.