Launch ready 2013 Skoda Octavia India press and fan drive begins
Available in 6 colours and 3 trims, Active, Ambition and Elegance with 16-inch alloy wheels, 6 airbags, SKODA Audio Player, Automatic Front Wiper and Lighting System, Tyre Pressure Monitor, and Electronic Stability Control.
Dynamic window line in the rear doors: a so-called ‘fin’, Dual-Zone Climatronic + Adjustable Rear Vents, Parktronic – front and rear park distance control are among many features that make the Octavia a loaded C+ segment sedan.
At the end of last month, Skoda iNdia announced the ‘Top 10 winners of the Unofficial Expert 2 contest’ on Facebook. They are Kunal Choudhary, Akul Shaw, Shamindra Sengupta, Mehtab Ahluwalia, Ardhendu Shekhar, Gaurav Yadav, Rahul Acharya, Prateek Attree, Raunak Chetty, and Jamsheed Sukhadwala.
The experts were given a chance to drive the Legend. The weekend also saw The Octavia Press Drive begin. Mr Sudhir Rao (Managing Director, SKODA AUTO India), Mr. Pawe? Szuflak (Director, Sales & Marketing, SKODA AUTO India) and Mr. Ashish Deshpande (Head of Sales, SKODA AUTO India) flagged-off the Press Drive.
The Unofficial Expert drive journey begins from the beautiful city of Chandigarh. Next pit stop took the drive to, Parwanoo, Chail 49 kms from Shimla, and then 13kms from Shimla to Chharabra situated at an altitude of 2514m. Skoda Octavia is ready for launch in India in October 2013. Engine variants include 1.4 TSi engine with max power of 140PS, 2.0-litre TDi with max power of 143PS, and the 1.8TSi with 180PS max power at 5100-6200rpm and max torque of 250Nm. The latter is mated to a 7-speed DSG box with Tiptronic function with fuel efficiency at 14.7kmpl.