Tuesday, September 10, 2013
By John Andrew
Skoda Octavia Expected to Debut in October 2013
With every passing day of ongoing month, the excitement towards launch of highly awaited and speculated Skoda Octavia is reaching peak with car lovers keenly waiting for the launch of car which is expected to be take place sometimes in month of October this year. It is reported that Skoda will launch Octavia will be launched in both petrol and diesel variants offering the facility of selecting four variants under each variant. The petrol variant will be energized under different categories of engine power, the high end variant will be empowered with 1.8 TSI engine churning the power of 177 bhp whereas vRS variant will be energized with 2.0 litre TSI engine, the other variant in petrol version will integrate 1.4 TSI engine generating power of two standards i.e., 120 bhp and 138 bhp. The diesel variant is expected to be equipped with 1.6 litre TDI engine generating the power of 103 bhp and 108 bhp or will be equipped with TDI engine of 2.0 litre developing the power of 147 b hp and 181 bhp. It is speculated that Skoka will launch Octavia with price tag varying between Rs 14 lakh and Rs. 18.5 lakh, which going through the feature adorned seems to be reasonable.
It is reported that Skoda has introduced various changes in the exteriors and interiors of Octavia making it a master piece in its segment. According to sources the length of Octavia has been extended from 4.5 meters to 4.6 meters, whereas its width has been extended from 1.7 meters to 1.8 meters, similarly it has been given the wheelbase of 108 mm making interiors of car more spacious for providing comfort seating experience to the passengers. It is reported that company is promoting Octavia as generation next which carries all those features that will grab attention of every youth walking on road side.
Apart from this the front of Octavia has been customized with new headlights supported by grilles, followed by fog lamps. With this another noticeable cosmetic change introduced in Octavia includes C shaped tail lights. In the interiors Skoda has introduced touchscreen audio system that supports connectivity with Bluetooth, USB, iPod and SD card, electro panoramic sunroof, keyless entry that is optional in high end variants. Besides this it is expected that Octavia will be enriched with various awesome features that are adhered in variants running in European markets. Safety measures expected to be adorned in Skoda Octavia include airbags, ABS, EBD, ASR, TPM, and ESP.