ŠkodaAuto is offering the chance to win a trip to see the Octavia World Rally Car on the championship stages in Finland at this year’s Company Car in Action. Any visitor who takes a test-drive in a Škoda at the show, that takes place at the Millbrook Proving Ground in Bedfordshire from 25-28 June, 2002, will be automatically entered into this exciting prize draw.
However, the main attraction of the Škoda stand will be the chance to experience the Superb, Škoda’s new offering in the upper-medium sector. The Superb will be available to drive in the 1.8T Comfort, a turbo-charged 150bhp petrol unit, and the acclaimed 2.5 V6 TDI in Comfort and Elegance trims, which deliver 155bhp.
A range of Octavia vehicles will be available to drive, including the CO2-efficient Octavia TDI Ambiente and the top-of-the-range Octavia 110bhp TDI in Laurin & Klement trim. On display will be the Octavia RS Police rapid response vehicle, which has just achieved a Metropolitan Police Grade 1 brake and performance rating, with over 200 already sold to the nation’s police forces.
Škoda’s award-winning Fabia will also make an appearance at the show in the ever popular 1.4 16v and the 1.9 TDI estate.
For those fleet managers looking for excitement, and who can’t wait until Finland, the Škoda Fabia Group N rally car will be tackling the outer-handling circuit with rally driver Iain Freestone, on 25 and 26 June. Visitors will also be able to experience a pro-drive in a sporty RS and Octavia 4x4.
With fleet growth at Škoda standing at 43.6 per cent year-to-date, compared to a market average of 4.1 per cent, more and more people are recognising that Škoda makes an appealing package in the business sales market. For the company car driver, Škoda offers exciting and appealing cars, with good CO2 emissions, excellent specification and comfort levels designed with the driver and family in mind. For the company car buyer, Škoda offers strong residual values, excellent fuel economy and personal levels of customer care; resulting in peace of mind and excellent value for money.Published 24 June 2002