Skoda Monte Carlo Editions along with Octavia L&K and G-TEC CNG: 2014 Geneva
Skoda has announced that their new Octavia G-TEC CNG and L&K variant will be making its presence felt at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show in March. These two models will be on display along with Skoda Octavia Scout, VisionC Concept, Monte Carlo editions based on the Yeti crossover, Rapid Spaceback hatch and the Citigo mini, and many other exhibits at the Skoda pavilion.
Speaking about the Skoda Octavia G-TEC CNG, it will the first time that the new Octavia will be feature a CNG powered engine. This comes at a time when CNG cars gaining importance in India. This will be the second Skoda model after the Citigo to be powered by CNG and will be offered both on the Octavia saloon and on its combi model.
Fitted with its CNG engine Skoda Octavia G-TEC will have a range of 410 kms (254 miles) with auto emissions of 97 g/km. When running it its 1.4 liter TSI turbo petrol engine, drive range will stand at 920 km (571 miles), thus translating to a total range of 1330 kms (826 miles) on full tank of both fuels. Octavia G-TEC is Euro 6 compliant and comes fitted with start / stop system and a regenerative braking facility for added fuel efficiency. Skoda Octavia G-TEC will go into production at the end of May while pricing could be revealed in Geneva early next month.
The next in line for display is the Octavia L&K, which stands for Laurin & Klement, the founders of Skoda Auto in 1925. Powered by a choice of three engines, 1.8l TSI (180 PS), and two 2.0l diesel in tunes of 150 PS and 184 PS, the Octavia L&T will be offered in manual or automatic DSG transmissions.
Skoda Octavia L&K edition features 18-inch alloys, bi-xenon headlights with LED DRLs, LED tail lights, a 4-spoke steering wheel with audio controls, Alcantara and leather seats, sound system from Canton and new design decorative trims on the inside.
Speaking about the Monte Carlo Editions, Skoda will bring to the 2014 Geneva Motor Show, these includes one based on Yeti SUV, Rapid hatchback, and one on Citigo Mini. In all, Skoda will display 16 cars at their pavilion during the Geneva Auto Show.