Report – India-bound 2016 Skoda Superb to be revealed at 2015 Geneva Motor Show

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The new Superb will be a “big change for Skoda.”

CarAdvice reports that the next generation Skoda Superb will have its public premiere at the next Geneva Motor Show that opens in the first week of March.

2016 Skoda Superb IAB rendering
Seen here is our artist’s rendering of the new Superb.

Based on the same MQB platform as the new B8 VW Passat (which had its public premiere at the Paris Motor Show this month), the new Superb is a “design revelation”, according to the company’s Chairman, Dr. Winfried Vahland. It will see design inspiration come from the Skoda VisionC concept which was presented at this year’s Geneva Motor Show, and later on at the Goodwood Festival of Speed in a different colour.

Speaking to Indian Autos Blog at a recent event, Skoda Auto India’s director for sales, Pawel Szuflak, who has seen the new Superb, said that it will be a “big change for Skoda.” The car is expected to have shed about 80 kg, and should be packed with latest features like the digital instrument cluster seen on the Passat.

2014 Skoda Superb facelift launch images hatch opening
Unlike the current model, the new Superb will not get the ‘Twindoor’ boot.

Also read: 2015 Skoda Fabia showcased at the Paris Motor Show

The new Superb will be powered only by four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines, like the 2015 Passat. A plug-in hybrid variant, with powertrain possibly borrowed from the Passat GTE, is expected to be offered on the Superb later in the lifecycle.

Competitors: Toyota Camry, Honda Accord, VW Passat
Price: INR 20-25 lakhs, ex-showroom India
Expected launch date: H1 2016 in India

Skoda VisionC Concept – Image Gallery

[Source – CarAdvice]

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