A princely space for relatively little money: this is the recipe for success of the current Skoda Superb, which is on the market since 2008. Now the successor is getting ready and the Czech brand are the first details of award.
Was the first modern Skoda Superb 2001 ( it was the name of Skoda already in the 1930s ) still represents a minor, the second generation started by: In total, more than 700,000 Superb were sold worldwide, in Germany it was from January to November 2014 exactly 13,350 copies. The technical basis of the third - generation Superb is already on the market, namely the new VW Passat. With it, the upper Skoda shares not only the modular transverse matrix ( MQB ), but also many engines. Concretely, this means a wheelbase of just 2.80 meters and at the base of the 1.4 TSI petrol engine with 125 hp respectively the 1.6 TDI with 120 hp. The gasoline engines, six-cylinder, which remains the VW Passat reserved 240-hp twin-turbo diesel omitted. In turn, the most fuel-efficient diesel engine is to come in the Superb under the four-liter mark. Special technical solutions such as plug-in hybrid Passat GTE it will not give the Superb well.
Officially confirmed so far only that the already generous space and boot volume grows again. Speaking of the trunk: the future of the trunk lid with the Superb sedan will vibrate only as big mouth up. The world premiere of the new Skoda Superb in mid-February 2015 held in Prague, the public can admire the car in early March at the Geneva Motor Show. On the market it is mid-2015, the prices will start just under 25,000 euros . (rh)