Skoda begins production of the Superb facelift in Kvasiny

Posted on: May 31, 2013 - 6:18pm IST

The Skoda Superb facelift which made its world premiere on the eve of Auto Shanghai 2013 has entered production.

Skoda Superb facelift sedan and Comb start of production
The new Skoda Superb and the Combi entered production at Kvasiny. Sales will commence in the end of June.

The redesigned sedan has started rolling out of the assembly line at Skoda’s Kvasiny plant in Czech Republic. Despite being a cosmetic affair, Skoda say that the factory has been extensively modernized and extended to accommodate the production of the flagship model.

Skoda Superb Facelift assembly

Both the Superb sedan and the Superb Combi estate will be manufactured at the renovated facility. The market launch of the duo is set at the end of June.

Skoda Superb Facelift production begins

The assembly and paint shops of the Kvasiny plant have been modified and are equipped with new tools and equipment. The car maker has also installed new test rigs for the final assembly and has optimized its logistics operations to incorporate “just-in-sequence” concept for the delivery of axles.

Skoda Superb facelift just in sequence axle delivery

The Skoda Superb facelift comes with a host of changes inside and out. The front fascia now subscribes to the Czech automaker’s latest design guidelines. The rear of the car also features extensive reskinning with completely new boot lid and taillights.

Skoda Superb faclift assembly interior

Under the skin, the new Superb gets tweaked powertrains. The fuel consumption and CO2 emission have reduced by up to 19%.

We expect the new Skoda Superb to make its Indian debut at Auto Expo 2014 that is scheduled to take place in the month of February.

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2 thoughts on “Skoda begins production of the Superb facelift in Kvasiny

  1. Pandi says:

    What about india auto expo 2013? Is that finished? Can you clarify?

    Reply
    1. Dear Mr. Pandi, the Auto Expo 2013 was a commercial vehicle show that was conducted during February in Noida. The next big show for India is the 2014 Auto Expo to be held in this same venue.

      Reply

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