Interior of the 2013 Skoda Octavia teased

07/12/2012 - 15:36 | ,   | Shrawan Raja

The Czech company is expecting the 2013 Skoda Octavia to book a berth in the list of ten best selling cars in the future.

2013 Skoda Octavia steering wheel teased

With the launch of the 2013 Skoda Octavia set to take place in Prague in the coming days, the company has so much to look forward to.

2013 Skoda Octavia launch strategy

  • The company can unveil the car in Prague and wait till the Geneva Motor Show in March to make the price announcement in what is widely regarded as the world's best auto show.
  • The price announcement can be made simultaneously and this could be a Christmas gift for the European family man

2013 Skoda Octavia - What's special in it for India?

  • It premieres the VisionD styling language
  • It marks the launch of the Volkswagen MQB Platform. This very platform will underpin every vehicle from the Polo/Fabia to the Passat/Superb in the next generation.

2013 Skoda Octavia under the bonnet

The 2013 Octavia will draw power from petrol engines displacing 1.2 - 1.8 liters and diesel engines displacing 1.6-liters and 2.0-liters. Engines can be availed with a choice of 5-speed manual, 6-speed manual and 6-speed automatic.

Skoda India is expected to launch the new Octavia next year in India. The car should continue using the CKD route and will be assembled at their plant in Aurangabad. There is no clarity as to what the branding will be, will Skoda bring back the Octavia nameplate with the new model or continue with the Laura?

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