We reported in detail when the 2014 Skoda Superb was revealed thru a set of images on the web world. The Superb refresh has now gone on sale in UK market for a starting price of GBP 18555. The base model of the UK-spec Superb facelift is powered by a 1.4 Litre TSI turbocharged petrol engine that is mated to a 6 speed manual gearbox. The top of the line variant is powered by a 3.6 Litre V6 petrol engine and goes on sale for GBP 34,430. The UK spec Superb also gets a set of diesel engine that comprises of 105bhp 1.6 Liter TDI motor and a 140bhp 2 Liter TDI. Also available in UK is a 170 Bhp variant of the 2.0 litre TDI diesel engine.
The updated Skoda Superb not just gets a visual makeover but also becomes more fuel efficient and tech laden.
The front fascia of the updated car gets a new grille, the new Skoda logo, new headlamps, new fog lamps and a new bumper. Other changes at the front include new front fenders and hood. The new headlights come with a bi-xenon setup and feature DRLs.
At the rear, the car gets new taillights, new location for number plate and a revised rear bumper.
The car also gets two new colour options which include metal grey and moon white.
The car comes with comprehensively updated interiors which get a new four-spoke steering wheel, nine new fabrics and patterns and the top end L&K variants get brown-ivory color combo for the interiors. Rear passengers can now electronically push the front seats ahead to free up more leg space.
Boosting the fuel economy are Start-stop and kinetic energy regeneration technologies. The Superb facelift also gets the Automatic Parking Assistant.
Our guess is that the updated car could be launched in India soon after the launch of the 2013 Skoda Octavia during this festive season.