Special Edition Skoda Yeti Sochi showcased at Moscow Motor Show
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The Volkswagen Group is the official partner of the 2014 Winter Olympics which will be held at Sochi in Russia.
To celebrate the marriage, Skoda, the Czech car company that's part of the Volkswagen Group, has presented a limited edition Skoda Yeti Sochi.
You can compare this action to the VW Vento IPL special edition that was marketed during the last two seasons of the tournament.
What’s so special about the Special Edition Skoda Yeti Sochi?
- Candy white finish
- Dark alloys
- Winter Games badging
- Blue and black interior colour scheme featuring Winter Games logos
- Contrast blue stitching on the steering wheel, handbrake and gear lever
The Skoda Yeti Sochi is powered by a 1.8 TSI engine producing 148 bhp mated to a seven-speed DSG gearbox sending power to all four wheels using a Haldex four wheel drive system.
Russia is a very important market for Skoda products. By the year 2018, Skoda is hoping to sell at least 1.5 million cars a year and Russia is an important growth market for achieving those figures. The Volkswagen Group is lobbying the government to bring Russian fuel and emissions standards in line with the rest of Europe.