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Skoda Kodiaq RS teases its “crystalline-effect” LED headlights

Skoda has dropped a teaser video of its upcoming performance SUV, the Kodiaq RS, ahead of its world debut at the 2018 Paris Auto Show next month. Set to be the Czech brand’s first performance SUV, the video gives us a clear view of the Kodiaq RS’ front fascia, including …

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Skoda sharpens pricing on 2018 Octavia RS range

Skoda has sharpened the pricing of the Octavia RS range, which has been simplified to two levels of specification – RS and RS245. The line-up is now exclusively offered with the 7-speed DSG with the 6-speed manual gearbox no longer available. Priced from $39,990 plus on-roads, the RS represents the …

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Skoda Kodiaq RS sets 7-seat SUV Nürburgring lap record

Skoda’s upcoming hot-SUV, the Kodiaq RS has set a new Nürburgring record in the hands of Sabine Schmitz, taking 9 minutes and 29.84 seconds to complete a lap of the Green Hell, making it the fastest 7-seat SUV around the fearsome circuit. Set to debut at the Paris Motor Show …

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Sub-$30k Skoda Karoq debuts segment’s first removable rear seats

Skoda’s first five seat medium SUV, the Karoq, goes on sale from July 2 priced from $29,990 for the manual and $32,290 for the DSG before on-road costs. Positioned between the Yeti small crossover and Kodiaq full size 7-seater, the Karoq is Skoda’s first entry into the highly competitive mid-size …

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Skoda previews new urban crossover with Vision X hybrid concept

Skoda has released a teaser sketch of its upcoming Vision X concept urban crossover which is set to make its debut at the 2018 Geneva Motor Show. The hybrid concept is said to provide a vision of Skoda’s third series-production model to conquer the fast-growing small SUV segment. The FlexGreen-painted …

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Fire-breathing Skoda Octavia RS 245 lands in Australia

One of the fastest ŠKODA Octavia’s yet, the fire-breathing Octavia RS 245, has joined the local range. And unlike the previous RS 230 which was offered in limited numbers in 2016, more powerful RS 245 is a mainstay of the Octavia range. Building on the popular Octavia RS platform, the …

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Skoda unleashes more powerful Octavia RS 230 in Australia

Skoda has unleashed its most powerful Octavia RS to date in Australia, the RS 230. Packing 169kW and a tweaked styling, the RS 230 rolls into showrooms priced from $41,490 plus on-road costs for the 6-speed manual sedan. Utilising the same 169kW/350Nm turbocharged 2.0-litre direct-injected four-cylinder petrol engine and electronic …

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Skoda Fabia Monte Carlo honours rally spirit

Taking inspiration from their Monte Carlo Rally wins, Czech based manufacturer Skoda has launched the stylish new Fabia Monte Carlo. The 2017 model comes packed with a variety of updates and new features exclusive to the Monte Carlo variant. Inside you’ll find a flat-bottomed steering wheel with red stitching accompanied …

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Skoda Kodiaq 7-seater SUV officially unveiled

The 2017 Skoda Kodiaq has been revealed in its full glory after numerous teases. The new SUV is Skoda’s first foray into the large crossover segment and is available with seven seats. Featuring a bold front fascia with a wide, three-dimensional grille flanked by four headlights design said to be …

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Skoda Kodiaq interior revealed

Skoda has given us a first glimpse of the seven-seat Kodiaq SUV’s interior. The car’s dashboard is divided into two symmetrical zones for the driver and passenger. There are distinctive vertical elements such as the four large air inlets, with the middle pair flanking the infotainment screen. Their edges run …

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2016 Skoda Superb Review – 162TSI and 140TDI

Amongst the broad mix of mid-sized passenger cars, the Skoda Superb is often overlooked. Its awkward design isn’t always everyone’s cup of tea and the Skoda brand – one of the world’s oldest car company – just doesn’t spring up in people’s mind when they are thinking of their next car. But that might change …

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Skoda Kodiaq production model teased ahead of September debut

From sketches to production, Skoda has today released the first teaser photos of its upcoming Kodiaq SUV. First previewed with the VisionS concept in Geneva, we have also seen prototypes undergoing testing recently. The full size SUV shares the same platform with the Volkswagen Tiguan and is set to sit above …

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Skoda mulling hot Superb vRS and Kodiaq vRS models

Skoda is said to be considering introducing more vRS variants to their range, including the Superb and even the Kodiaq SUV. At the moment, if you are looking for a vRS model, Skoda has only one to offer – the Octavia vRS. Speaking to AutoExpress in the UK, Skoda boss, …

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