Category Archives: Skoda

Our good old Skoda Octavia is 50 years old

The Octavia (Octavia and later Laura to us) is arguably Skoda's best selling car in the world and even in India although the Fabia has taken over that position now. The popular car which Skoda sells in India, both the generations simultaneously is celebrating

Skoda Superb wins COTY Award 2009 in Czech Republic

The Skoda Superb has won 'Car of The Year 2009' award in its home turf Czech Republic. It has won the first place in 'Middle and Upper Middle class' Category, beating 42 competitors.The Skoda Superb is a very popular car amongst locals. Every Skoda

Skoda launches Limited Edition Octavia (Laura) vRS in UK

For a short time period, we didn't get to hear of many limited Editions, but it's pouring cats and dogs now. Czech car maker Skoda has recently launched a limited-run Skoda Octavia (which is known as Laura in India) in U.K.Only 500 of these cars will

Video- Skoda Laura facelift

The facelifted Skoda Octavia (Skoda Laura to us Indians) was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show last year.The front end receives a sharp dynamic look that reminds us of the soon to be launched Superb in India. Inside, Skoda has redesigned the steering

Skoda dominates car sales in Czech Republic

Knowing that Skoda is from the Czech republic, you would expect their cars to be very popular on home turf and it has turned out to be just that. A look at the sales figures convey that the Fabia has been very popular as it has sold as many as 22,205

Indian Autos Blog Audio Cast No.2

It's Christmas! But that won't stop us from giving you content. In today's Audio Cast, I talk about the 2010 Chevrolet Beat. Harry goes on and on about the G-Power Hurricane, which has taken the crown away from the Brabus Rocket as the world's fastest

Chinese made Skoda Fabia now on sale!

The Czech carmaker Skoda has begun production of its Fabia in China. The Chinese-made Fabia will sell from 85,800 yuan ($12,560) and is anticipated to become the best-selling Skoda in China.

Skoda Unveils Octavia RS+ Concept at Essen Motor Show

Skoda's recent makeover and facelift treatment for its range now extends to the Skoda Octavia RS (Skoda Laura in India). At the Essen Motor Show in Germany, Skoda presented a concept version of its flagship Octavia RS model, the Studie RS+(study). The

Video-Skoda Fabia S2000

This ain't one of those Skoda Fabia's that you see on the roads daily. This is the Skoda Fabia S2000, a car honed to conquer mud and dirt at next years International Rally Championships. Test Driver Juha HÄNNINEN from Finland put in a few laps, and just

Refreshed: 2009 Skoda Octavia

Skoda has given the 8-year old C-segment Skoda Octavia liftback (aeroback) and estate a much needed facelift, for release in 2009. The Octavia had never been taken care of by Skoda in the recent past, so this facelift can help Octavia to atleast stand

2009 Skoda Superb launch in Feburary 2009

[singlepic=198,320,240,,] Skoda, which recently exhibited the new ‘Superb’ luxury car at the Autocar Performance Show 2008, is all set to launch the car by February 2009.  The 2009 Skoda Superb has a smart, contemporary styling, host of safety

Skoda’s Indian small car will cost Rs 3 to 5 lakh

VW’s sister companies have the reputation of sharing platforms and we think the same mantra will be used on Skoda’s upcoming small car for the Indian market. Every manufacturer is forced to look at fuel-efficient  small cars on the long run

2008 Skoda Fabia Sport- Will it find its way to India?

The Skoda Fabia Sport was launched in the European market this year. We are quite sure, Skoda will bring it here to India next year – Here are the reasons why. Firstly, Skoda is doing quick sales of its Fabia, and has built a stable foundation for

Skoda Fabia Blueline- Only 500 numbers and only in U.K.

The Skoda Fabia proved that India receives premium hatches and people are willing to pay. The diesel engine worked well and the petrols that followed were received well by the Indian market. In the U.K, Skoda has released the Fabia BlueLine which comes