Skoda Octavia comes in new avatar

Skoda Auto India on June 10 unveiled the all-new Octavia at an ex-showroom price of Rs 25.99 lakh nationwide.

The Octavia marked the beginning of Skoda’s model offensive campaign for India two decades ago. The fourth generation, with its timeless design, exquisite interiors, class leading safety, and intelligent connectivity features, pushes the yardstick further, said a press release.

Mr. Zac Hollis, Brand Director, Skoda Auto India, said, ” Having retained its characteristics of design, safety, technology, performance, space, and comfort, the all-new Octavia is a compelling combination and will continue to drive Skoda Auto’s success in the Indian market.”

According to the press release, Octavia has been completely redeveloped, it boasts of an all-new, light design which now demonstrates a more powerful and masculine character. The all – new body design not only sharpens the car’s visual appearance but also enables excellent aerodynamics.

In the interior, the new Octavia gets premium beige suede leather upholstery, gracefully complemented by chrome highlights. The multi-level dashboard has been completely redesigned and is now characterised by an elegant finish.

The fourth generation Octavia features ‘shift by wire’ technology and electric parking brake. A rocker switch with a minimalist design, integrated into the centre console, controls and electronically conveys the gear selection to the transmission unit.

The car also hosts a plethora of the most technically advanced and intelligent connectivity features that add a practical twist to elegance, according to the release. The standard safety equipment includes a wide range of features. The all new Octavia is equipped with, MySkoda Connect, an intelligent solution that provides a safe, convenient and smart driving experience to stay connected.