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Monday, April 16, 2012

By Pawan Rana

Skoda launches low priced Skoda Superb Ambition, starts at Rs 18.55 lakh

Skoda has launched a low priced edition of Skoda Superb starting at Rs 18.55 lakh. It seems that when every car maker is after increasing price of their cars taking resource of the high input costs, excise hike in the Union Budget and other factors, the Czech car maker is going against the wind. However, it is for the good indeed. The Skoda Superb low price model that was launched today is called Skoda Superb Ambition and Skoda seems to have stripped many features from the luxury sedan in order to bring the price of this Skoda car down.

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The Skoda Superb Ambition, the new trim added to the line up has xenon headlamps as replacement for the projector headlamps. Car users need to take special care while parking this trim as there are no parking sensors on the front so watch out the space before you park. In addition to this, the six CD changer with touch screen has been pulled out of the car and replaced with a new mundane looking audio system that has only one CD changer option.

Skoda Superb Pictures

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Now the Superb Ambition is the entry level trim and with the price cut and Skoda has yet again tried to capture the segment as against Hyundai Sonata and Toyota Camry. The price cut will be increasing the prospects of the car and will help boost sales further for the Czech car and German car maker VW subsidiary. The Skoda Superb Ambition is also available in diesel version that is in automatic version only. The Skoda Superb Ambition diesel comes with a 2 L TDI engine and starts at Rs 23.19 lakh while the Skoda Superb Ambition petrol is powered by a 1.8 L TSi engine that also powers the other petrol trims. Now the total number of Skoda Superb car models has increased to six from the current four models. The above mentioned prices are informed by sources. The Delhi price of the new variant may be announced on 18th April in an official launch scheduled earlier.

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