The facelifted Skoda Octavia (Skoda Laura to us Indians) was unveiled at the Paris Motor Show last year.
The front end receives a sharp dynamic look that reminds us of the soon to be launched Skoda Superb, here in India. Inside, Skoda has redesigned the steering wheel, the dashboard (white-backlit), all the controls and the decorative strips on the doors and the central console. Furthermore, new upholstery fabrics are available across all equipment levels.
The existing 1.6 FSI engine will be replaced by VW Group’s new 1.4 TSI Turbocharged petrol engine that produces 122 Bhp, which is more than the outgoing FSI’s 115Bhp. The icing on the cake will be the Octavia vRS which will feature a 200Bhp Turbo FSI engine coupled to a twin clutch DSG transmission.