The new Skoda Superb is set to be launched at the end of June 2013.
The face lifted Superb features a new front and rear design – The front has been completely made over up to the ‘A’ pillar, there is a wider front grille, logo, head and fog lights, bumpers, front wings and bonnet are all new. And now the bi-xenon headlights where fitted are integrated with the LED daytime running lights.
Two new metallic paint finishes have been added to the line-up: Meteor Grey and Moon White and there are new 16-18 inch alloy wheel designs.
On the inside there are new interior fabrics, designs and patterns for the seat covers. There is a new brown-ivory colour scheme available for the top of the range Skoda Superb Laurin & Klement (L&K) models.
According to Skoda the Superb offers the class-leading space in the upper-middle segment, with the largest boot and the most rear seat legroom for passengers. The Hatch can accommodate 595 litres, the Estate 633 litres of luggae with the rear seats in place with the back seats folded down this increases to 1,700 and 1,865 litres respectively. There is now a new function available to make travelling in the back that bit more comfortable: For the first time ever, the front passenger seat can also be easily moved from the rear electronically.
Some of the Superb engines have been revised with fuel savings of up to 19% and the diesel power plants now incorporate start–stop and kinetic energy recuperation technology. This will also feature on the entry-level 1.4 TSI 125PS petrol engine.
The 2.0 TDI 140PS diesel engine is now available with a manual transmission in the 4x4 version. Additionally, the 2.0 TDI 170PS 4x4 diesel now comes with a six-speed DSG dual clutch transmission.
We will have full specifications and prices near the launch date in June.
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