After being spied on for around more than a year now, the new Skoda Superb is now ready for its launch in the Indian market. Skoda will be launching the new Superb on 23rd February, 2016.
The new Skoda Superb rides on Volkswagen Group’s MQB architecture, and measures 4861 mm in length, 1468 mm in height and 1864 mm in width. Compared to its predecessor, the new Superb is 28 mm longer and 47 mm wider, while its wheelbase has been increased by 80 mm and the front overhang is 61 mm shorter than before.
In the international markets, the new Skoda Superb is available with direct-injection turbocharged engines which include five TSI petrol units and three TDI common-rail diesel units. However, for India, Skoda will be launching only the 1.8-litre TSI petrol engine along with the 2.0-litre TDI engine. Both engines are paired to DSG double clutch transmissions.
Some features of the new Superb include :
- Three-zone air conditioning
- A sliding and tilting panoramic electric roof
- A new infotainment systems based on Volkswagen Group’s MIB technology (Modularer Infotainment-Baukasten)
- Heated seats
- Automatic windscreen wipers
- Auto headlamps
The new Skoda Superb will directly rival the Toyota Camry and the upcoming Honda Accord. Stay tuned to Motoroids for more dope on the new Skoda Superb India launch.