Skoda drives in cheaper, fuel efficient Superb

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ŠkodaAuto India, a fully owned subsidiary of SkodaAuto announced the launch of the Skoda Superb 1.8 TSI (petrol) with manual transmission. The launch of the manual transmission in the Superb commemorates one year of success in the Skoda Superb range of models.

Skoda Superb Petrol 1.8 TSI MT is equipped with a manual 6-speed transmission. The combination of the powerful TSI engine and a 6-Speed manual transmission is expected to give better fuel efficiency (ARAI: 13.14 km/lit). The new Superb 1.8 MT Elegance will have the same level of equipment level as its siblings.

Thomas Kuehl, board member, Sales & Marketing, ŠkodaAuto India –

We are proud to add the 1.8 TSI with the 6-speed Manual Transmission to the existing Superb range. The best in class 6-speed manual gearbox with the ‘Intelligent Gear Change Indicator’ takes the driving conditions into consideration and recommends the most suitable gear level to the driver on the multifunction display. As a result, the customer gets better fuel economy, better engine performance and a longer engine life

The Superb 1.8 TSI MT is available in five colors – Black Magic, Rosso Brunello, Cappuccino Beige, Diamond Silver & Candy White at a price range of:

The manual transmission completes the sedan range with 1.8 TSI Automatic Transmission (Petrol), 2.0 TDI CR Automatic Transmission (Diesel) and the 3.6 V6 FSI 4×4 Automatic Transmission (Petrol) already on offer.

Skoda Superb 1.8TSI MT

Ex-showroom Delhi – Rs. 1,828,563
Ex-showroom Maharashtra – Rs. 1,781,035

Press Release

Skoda introduces the all New Superb 1.8 TSI Petrol in Manual Transmission

~Extends the existing Superb Portfolio~

Mumbai, India, 1sh April ’10: ŠkodaAuto India, a fully owned subsidiary of SkodaAuto a.s (Czech Republic) and one of the most promising automobile companies in India announced the launch of the Skoda Superb 1.8 TSI (Petrol) with Manual Transmission (MT) today. The launch of the Manual Transmission in the Superb commemorates the one year success of the All New Superb which was introduced in India in March 2009.

A delight to the auto enthusiasts, the Skoda Superb Petrol 1.8 TSI MT is geared with a Manual 6-speed transmission, which is unique to its segment and offers enhanced drivability and complete control on the engine performance. The 1.8 litre engine equipped with the award winning TSI technology has an inbuilt turbocharger with a high pressure direct injection system. The success of this variant can be attributed to the fact that it posses a lethal combination of
the powerful TSI engine and an efficient 6-Speed Manual Transmission which not only ives better fuel efficiency (ARAI: 13.14 km/lit) but also improves the driving experience. The new Superb 1.8 MT Elegance will have the same equipment level as its siblings.

Speaking at the occasion, Mr. Thomas Kuehl, Board Member, Sales & Marketing, ŠkodaAuto India said, “We are proud to add the 1.8 TSI with the 6-speed Manual Transmission to the existing Superb range. Once again, to reiterate our commitment to our customers we have introduced new technologies in this variant which are a benchmark in the segment. The best in class 6-speed manual gearbox with the ‘Intelligent Gear Change Indicator’ takes the driving conditions into consideration and recommends the most suitable gear level to the driver on the Multifunction Display. As a result, the customer gets better fuel economy, better engine performance and a longer engine life. The response from our customers as well as auto critics has bequeathed the all New Superb with segment leader position and has surpassed all expectations.”

Complementing this opportunity, Mr. Ashutosh Dixit, Sr. General Manager, Sales & Marketing, SkodaAuto India added, “Ever since the launch, the New Superb has won the hearts of over 3000 customers and acquired the No. 1 position in the D Segment, bagging 6 prestigious automotive awards in 2010. The addition of the 1.8 TSI Manual Transmission to the current range will offer a wider choice to our customers and also allow us to introduce our newest technologies into the Indian market. We are confident that our new addition will create more zeal and excitement for our customers.”

The Superb 1.8 TSI MT is available in an aesthetic array of colors – Black Magic, Rosso Brunello, Cappuccino Beige, Diamond Silver & Candy White at a price range of:

Skoda Superb 1.8TSI MT (Petrol)
Ex-showroom Delhi – Rs. 1,828,563
Ex-showroom Maharashtra Rs. 1,781,035

The All New Superb is also available in the following engines 1.8 TSI Automatic Transmission (Petrol), 2.0 TDI CR Automatic Transmission (Diesel) and the 3.6 V6 FSI 4×4 Automatic Transmission (Petrol).

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