Tag Archives: Skoda

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 »

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 Octavia RS Review

The Octavia is now in its 3rd generation. We have had it in India since October 2013, but unlike the last two gens we have not got the sportier performance RS version as yet. Power-hungry people rejoice! Skoda has finally confirmed the powerful Octavia will come to India in 2017. So for those of you who don’t remember – let ... Read More »

Skoda India Recalls 539 Units Of The Octavia

  View Skoda is recalling 539 units of its premium sedan Octavia in India to fix the faulty manual child lock of the two doors at the rear. Skoda Octavia 19.23 Lakh * On Road Price (New Delhi) “The campaign is related to 539 Octavia units produced between November 2015 and April 2016,” Skoda India, said in a statement. To ... Read More »

Skoda Superb 2016 Review

Disney has made its mark because it has created characters that have been relatable and when you think about Uncle Scrooge, you are reminded of those who want more for less. In 2009, when Skoda came out with the Superb, that was exactly what they brought to the table considering that there were rivals in the markets in the form ... Read More »

Exclusive Review: 3rd Generation Skoda Superb

It was easily one of the most significant cars to drive into the Indian market when the 2nd generation arrived in 2009. Even the 1st gen before it had established what I call E-Class comfort at C-Class prices, but the 2nd generation truly cemented that reputation, and was a big hit for the Czech carmaker. The Skoda Superb established itself ... Read More »

New-Gen Skoda Superb Launched in India; Prices Start at 22.68 Lakh

The new generation Skoda Superb was launched in India today and has been priced between 22.68 lakh for the base-level variant and 29.36 lakh for the top-spec model (all prices are ex-showroom, Mumbai). The 3rd generation of the Superb is built on Volkswagen’s popular MQB platform and comes with some extensive design and cosmetic updates along with an array of ... Read More »