Tag Archives: Skoda

Skoda India Announces Price Hike Across Model Range From 2018

Skoda Auto India has announced a price increase across its complete car line-up starting from January 1 2018. The price hike will see all Skoda cars turn more expensive by 2-3 per cent. Part of the Volkswagen Group, the Czech based automaker retails four models in India including the Skoda Rapid, Octavia, Superb and the recently launched Kodiaq SUV in the country. Without divulging ... Read More »

2017 Skoda Octavia RS review, road test

Affordable performance cars are finally catching on, and it’s important to remember that one of the pioneers of this sub-segment was the Octavia RS. We’ve had both the previous Octavias (second one was known as the Laura) and both came with RS variants. This meant sporty body kits, retuned suspension, better brakes, stylish wheels and wild colours, which caught on ... Read More »

Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo Edition: All You Need To Know

Deliveries of the Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo edition will commence from September 2017 Highlights Skoda Rapid Monte Carlo will be launched in mid-August 2017 The Monte Carlo edition cars pay homage to Skoda’s racing heritage The India-spec model will be different from the one sold in Europe Skoda is all set to launch the new Rapid Monte Carlo Edition in ... Read More »

2017 Skoda Octavia Facelift Launched In India; Prices Start At Rs 15.49 Lakh

The new 2017 Skoda Octavia facelift today officially went on sale in India priced at ₹ 15.49 lakh to ₹ 22.89 lakh (ex-showroom, India). Primarily available in three trim options – Ambition, Style and Style Plus and eight different iterations based on engine options and transmission. The current generation Octavia was launched originally in 2013 and goes up against the likes of ... Read More »

Skoda Karoq Compact SUV Teased Ahead Of Official Debut

While we’ve already told you the date when Skoda plans to showcase its new new compact SUV -the Karoq, there are a few details that the Czech car maker has let on just before the official unveil. The replacement of the Yeti is more or less a baby Kodiaq and that’s why it has a striking character and features crystalline ... Read More »

New Skoda Octavia vRS 2017 review

Skoda recently introduced a round of updates for the Octavia, adding some new tech and a subtle redesign to the practical family car range. Now it’s the turn of the hot vRS model, which gets the same set of changes as the standard car along with a small power boost. The Czech brand previously offered the vRS 230 as a ... Read More »

Skoda Rapid Facelift Review

It was in 2011 that Skoda introduced a Fabia hatchback based sedan – the Skoda Rapid and after 5 years and contributing to over 70% of Skoda’s sales in India it still wasn’t the most popular car in its segment. Skoda has finally given the car a much needed and major facelift and hopes to increase its market share in ... Read More »

Exclusive First Drive: Skoda Kodiaq

Everybody knows that the new Skoda Kodiaq is exactly the same car as Volkswagen Tiguan or SEAT Ateca, so what’s the point in testing another version of the same machine, right? But then again, all three take part in the World Car of the Year contest as separate candidates, so it’s my duty as a world car juror to spend ... Read More »

Skoda Kodiaq Review

The Skoda Kodiaq is the Czech carmaker’s big bet as it aims at rapidly increasing volumes in existing and new markets worldwide. And why not, after all SUVs and compact SUVs with a crossover flavour are the ‘it’ segment and see much higher growth (and margins) than industry averages. This is of course just as true in India too, and ... Read More »

Skoda Rapid Facelift Review

It was in 2011 that Skoda introduced a Fabia hatchback based sedan – the Skoda Rapid and after 5 years and contributing to over 70% of Skoda’s sales in India it still wasn’t the most popular car in its segment. Skoda has finally given the car a much needed and major facelift and hopes to increase its market share in ... Read More »