New Skoda Superb facelift India launch today; Stay tuned for LIVE updates

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 Skoda Super India launch (4)

The launch event of the new Skoda Superb facelift started about an hour late. The prices of the new car are provided below

  • 1.8 TSI Ambition manual INR 18.87 lakh ex-Delhi
  • 1.8 TSI Elegance manual INR 20.65 lakh ex-Delhi
  • 1.8 TSI Elegance DSG Auto INR 22.27 lakh ex-Delhi
  • 2.0 TDI Ambition DSG Auto INR 23.43 lakh ex-Delhi
  • 2.0 TDI Elegance DSG Auto INR 25.20 lakh ex-Delhi

Skoda Superb facelift India launch 2014 (2)

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  • New Skoda Superb facelift India launch today
  • New Skoda Superb facelift engine options to remain unchanged

The wait is about to get over! The highly anticipated Skoda Superb facelift, which made its global debut early last year, is about to officially step into Indian car market. We have already driven the updated car and you can CLICK HERE for new Skoda Superb facelift review.

(CLICK HERE for our complete coverage of Skoda Superb)

The refreshed car made its India debut at the ongoing Auto Expo 2014 and the new Skoda Superb facelift India launch will happen today, at an event in New Delhi.

(Auto Expo 2014: Exhaustive Live Coverage – Images, Details and Reports)

CLICK HERE FOR OUR LIVE AUTO EXPO 2014 COVERAGE PAGE  

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The updated Superb sports a host of updates, all of which work to bestow the car with a sense of freshness to enable it to soldier on, until the advent of the all new model in a couple of years from now. At the front end, the new car sports a revised grille, new Skoda corporated identity logo, and a new set of headlights that sport LED DRLs. In side profile, the car looks much the same, save for a set of new design mag wheels.

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Rear is where changes are the most evident. The Superb facelift’s rear end gets a new bumper, which no longer has registration plate housing, new boot lid and a set of new LED taillights.

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Interiors remain largely unchanged and continue to offer high quality materials and a long equipment list. However, the car does get a new three-spoke steering wheel.

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Engine and gearbox options for the refrehed car have been carried over from outgoing model. This means that the petrol variant gets a 160 PS, 1.8-liter four pot turbo motor that can be ordered with either a 6 speed manual or a 7 speed automatic gearbox. The diesel variant will be powered by a 140PS 2.0-liter four cylinder oil burner that comes mated to a 6 speed automatic gearbox.

Stay tuned to Motoroids for more new Skoda Superb facelift India launch in India, price in India, images and details.

Skoda Superb Specifications-

EngineTSITSI (A)TDI CR (A)
Engine typeTurbocharged petrol engine, in-line, liquid cooling system, direct injection, 16V DOHC, transverse in frontTurbocharged diesel engine, turbocharger with self-aligning blades, in-line, liquid cooling system, high-pressure direct injection system, 16V DOHC, transverse in front
Cylinders44
Displacement cm317981968
Max. power/revs [kW(PS) at rpm]118(160)/4500–6200103(140)/4200
Max. torque/revs [Nm at rpm]250/1500–4500320/1750–2500
Fuel consumption – rule 115 of CMVR [kmpl]13.113.717.2
Transmission 
Wheel driveFront wheel drive
TransmissionManual 6-speed fully synchronizedAutomatic 7-speed, DSG, with Tiptronic manual gear changingAutomatic 6-speed, DSG, with Tiptronic manual gear changing
Chassis
Front axleMcPherson suspension with lower triangular links and torsion stabiliser
Rear axleMulti-element axle, with one longitudinal and three transverse links, with torsion stabiliser
Braking systemHydraulic dual-diagonal circuit braking system vacuum assisted with Dual Rate system
Brake – frontDisc brakes with inner cooling, with single/piston floating caliper
Brake – rearDisc brakes
Steering systemDirect rack and pinion steering with electro mechanic power steering
Wheels7J×16
Tyres205/55 R16
Outside dimensions
Length [mm]4838
Width [mm]1817
Height [mm]1482
Wheel base [mm]2761
Ground clearance [mm]158
Inside dimensions
Storage capacity [l]565
Storage capacity with rear seatback folded down [l]1700
Weights
Kerb weight [kg]153315671608
Gross weight [kg]207420912124
Liquids
Tank capacity [l]60
 
Turning circle diameter [m]10.8
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