The all-new Skoda Octavia has been crowned Auto Express Car of the Year in the UK’s most prestigious new-car awards.
The announcement, made this afternoon in an online broadcast, saw the Octavia scoop the coveted title, as well as Compact Family Car of the Year and Estate Car of the Year. Auto Express’ team of expert judges praised the car’s blend of exceptional all-round abilities and outstanding value for money.
Steve Fowler, Editor-in-Chief of Auto Express, said: “Since launching in the UK in t
The Octavia vRS launches with a 245PS 2.0 TSI DSG model with prices starting from £31,495 OTR. Available in both hatch and estate body styles, the launch model is the first of a range of Octavia vRS models set to arrive over the coming months. These will include a manual version of the launch 2.0 TSI 245PS model, a 2.0 TDI 200PS DSG with the option of four-wheel drive and the brand’s first electrified vRS model – a 245PS Octavia vRS iV D
Famed and named for being one of the first streets in Britain to be lit by electricity, the avenue played host to the car manufacturer’s first all-electric SUV to mark the news that the pre-reservation list for Enyaq iV orders has now opened.
The Enyaq iV combines a generous amount of space, emotive design and well-balanced proportions with a sustainable yet fun driving experience. Available in a choice of rear-wheel or four-wheel drive,
ŠKODA drivers now receive enhanced support in their search for vacant parking spaces. To achieve this, the Czech car manufacturer has concluded a cooperation agreement with Parkopedia, the world’s leading parking service provider. As a result, ŠKODA drivers have access to real-time information on millions of parking spaces throughout Europe, which is displayed via the vehicle’s navigation system or the ŠKODA Connect App. The parking sp
The launch of the fourth-generation Octavia sees ŠKODA reach new heights yet again: The brand’s bestseller is even more emotive and offers an even greater level of active and passive safety. Furthermore, it comes with plenty of new assistance systems and advanced infotainment. Available with an efficient petrol or diesel engine, or one of two alternative powertrains in the UK, the new-generation OCTAVIA is also significantly more sustainab
At the same time as celebrating the 125th anniversary of its founding, ŠKODA AUTO is also looking back in 2020 on the market launch of several models that have played a significant role in the automaker’s history. These vehicles include the 110 R, which added a dynamic sports coupé to ŠKODA’s model range at the beginning of the 1970s.
In 1964, ŠKODA began producing the ŠKODA 1000 MB notchback saloon. With its self-supporting body,
With the Enyaq iV, ŠKODA is taking another leap into the era of electric mobility. The Czech car manufacturer’s first all-electric SUV also takes a fresh approach to lighting design, combining technically innovative full-LED matrix headlights with an emotive design language. Petr Nevřela, chief designer of exte
Although the Superb is no stranger to the winners’ circle, this is the first award for the electrified iV plug-in hybrid model. Commenting on What Car?’s decision to name it as its top choice, Editor in chief Steve Huntingford said: “We’ve been big fans of the Superb Estate for many years because, to put it simply, it represents ŠKODA at its very best by offering class-leading space and practicality for a very affordable price. And t
A peculiar survey in the UK reveals that drivers give names to their vehicles. Something more, some Brits admit that they name their beloved car after a family member or a loved one, according to new research conducted by SKODA.
The research took participation about 2,000 drivers of which 32 percent revealed that they had named at least one of their vehicles, and a quarter of those 2,000 admitted to naming at least three or more vehicles durin
2020 marks the arrival of the fourth-generation Octavia – a fully revised model that is set to continue its role as the main driving force at the heart of SKODA. Ahead of its debut, the Czech manufacturer releases a new set of images and some details about the new family member. Let’s find out more, shall we?
With more interior space, even more advanced safety features and revised exterior design, new SKODA Octavia is wider and longer than its predecessors and comes with larger boot and never-before-seen aesthetic components. Now in its fourth generation since the launch in 1996, the lineup remains SKODA’s best-selling mo
85 years ago, on 22 October 1934, SKODA team unveiled the Superb lineup. The name highlighted the quality and comfort of brand’s new luxurious model, which until then had simply been released under the name S 640. Between 1934 and 1949 there were more than 1,000 first generation Superb vehicles rolled off the production line. And in 2001, the prominent Czeck manufacturer revived the vehicle by implying a contemporary approach towards the drivet