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Skoda previews Enyaq iV electric SUV: 500km range, 0-100km in 6.2s

Skoda has given us a first glimpse of its first electric vehicle, the Enyaq iV. Essentially a rebadged version of the upcoming Volkswagen ID.4 EV, the Czech SUV will sit on the same modular MEB electric platform and share the VW’s powertrain. Despite the heavy camouflage, the official “spyshots” shows …

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2020 Skoda Scala pricing and specifications

Skoda Australia has announced the pricing and specification of its Toyota Corolla rival, the Skoda Scala hatch, ahead of its local showroom debut in June. Offered with a single 110kW/250Nm 1.5-litre turbo four-cylinder petrol engine matched with a seven-speed twin-clutch auto, the Scala will come in three trim level – …

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Next-gen Skoda Octavia RS to pack 180kW. Also offered in PHEV

Skoda has released some juicy details of its upcoming fourth-generation Octavia RS ahead of its world debut at the Geneva Motor Show early next month. Besides revealing the Octavia RS petrol will pack a 2.0-litre TSI engine pumping out 180kW, the new RS will also receive a plug-in hybrid powertrain …

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Skoda Octavia RS iV sedan and wagon teased

Skoda is stoking anticipation of the all-new fourth-generation Octavia RS. The Czech manufacturer has released three official exterior design sketches showing the sporty range-topper for the new 2021 Octavia, which will have its world premiere on 3 March at the Geneva Motor Show. Signature black RS details emphasise the sporting …

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Hot SUV: Skoda Kodiaq RS pricing and specification

Skoda Australia has announced the pricing and specification of its new twin-turbo Kodiaq RS range-topper, which is currently the fastest 7-seat SUV on the Nürburgring. Offered as a single and highly-specified model, the hot SUV will arrive in Australia priced from $65,990 before on-road costs, making it the most expensive …

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2019 Skoda Scala detailed ahead of official unveiling

Skoda has released a set of teaser photos and a raft of new details regarding the upcoming Scala hatch ahead of its official unveiling in the coming months.  The Scala will be the first model in the Czech manufacturer’s lineup to be based upon parent company Volkswagen’s MQB A0 platform, …

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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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