Skoda Superb facelift spotted in China

31/05/2012 - 06:22 | ,  ,   | Kaustubh Shinde

Our friends at Auto.sina.com.cn gets us juicy details of the upcoming facelift to one of the best selling luxury sedan in India. We are talking about the Skoda Superb whose latest avatar has been on the market since 2008.

Skoda Superb facelift in China

The spyshots have come to us from China where the Shanghai-Volkswagen joint venture is planning a mid-life facelift for the Superb.

As one can see, this is a production-ready model being transported on a flat bed truck. The shape of the headlamp mounts reveal a small kink and a more angular design. It also features redesigned bumpers, sharper fog lamps and bigger grille. The side profile has not being touched but it does reveal new alloy wheels.

The rear has been comprehensively redesigned with new, sharper tail lamps that subscribe to Audi’s design philosophy instead of Skoda’s. The rear bumper has also been redesigned to give it a much sharper profile.

Skoda Superb facelift rear three quarters angle

Now, we are not sure whether this facelift will make its global debut or will be restricted to the Chinese market. Many cars are facelifted in China specifically for the domestic market in which case, this facelifted Superb will have no implications on the Indian model.

Skoda Superb facelift rear view

The Skoda Superb caught over here has no VisionD styling elements leading us to conclude that this is just a mid-life facelift and not an all-new model.

[Source: auto.sina.com.cn]

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