4,000,000th Skoda Octavia rolled off the production line at the Mlada Boleslav plant today. The ŠKODA Octavia has been setting standards in the compact segment since 1996 and is by far the brand’s best-selling model. Octavia production is undertaken in the Czech Republic, Russia, India, Kazakhstan, Ukraine and from 2014 in China.
SKODA’s critically acclaimed all-new Octavia has only been on sale for a few months but it’s clearly going to need its own trophy cabinet. Hot on the heels of being voted ‘Tow Car of the Year’, the ŠKODA Octavia has taken class honours in the National Car Awards from WeLoveAnyCar.
Skoda Octavia radiator grille and logo on bonnet sees India vie for Unofficial Expert 2 contest, let’s drive
The radiator grille with its 19 vertical slats forms the centre of the vehicle’s front end. To give the grille added visual emphasis, the designers separated it more clearly from the headlights. Slight curves make the outer shape more dynamic. A fine strip of chrome surrounds the radiator grille – for an elegant, distinctive finish.
A visit to Skoda India’s Facebook page will reveal an exciting #SKODAUnofficialExpert2 contest. The contest calls for participants to answer a few multiple choice questions. Participants need to correctly answer a range of questions.
Skoda Fabia not being sustainable enough in India any longer has being axed. However, all who have purchased the vehicle have no reason to worry as the company has introduced an annual maintenance package for the hatchback. This ensures continued service and maintenance over the next 4 years.
Here’s a 3rd gen 2013 Skoda Octavia spyshot with an expected launch in India in the next few weeks and a special showcase scheduled for 9th August, well ahead of the festive season. The vehicle was teased earlier and will be built on the Volkswagen MQB platform offering increased length of 90mm and increased width of 45mm as compared to the Laura
The giant Skoda vRS Mega Man-Pram is clearly designed to turn heads. Designed for new dads, the super buggy is an ATV and keys into the fact that 76% of dads would be behind a pram with higher design specs. This includes wing mirrors, high spec brakes including brake lights, and high-beam headlamp.
Skoda India has fallen out of favour where Fabia is concerned but that doesn’t leave the automaker out of sorts. Looking forward, it’s an exciting time next month with SKODA Octavia being showcased on 9th August. The Legend is coming back. That’s not the only development at Skoda. Management changes are the order of the day. Vijay Deshpande has been appointed Director HR of Skoda Auto India.
Earlier last month, Skoda Auto were honored with the fact that it was their recently launched new Škoda Octavia which was declared a winner and recipient of ‘Tow Car of the Year 2013’ award. The vehicle was voted a champion from a total of 46 others, and has made its presence felt on 16th March 2013, picking up this prestigious award in just three months of launch.