New Skoda Superb Latest Updates
Skoda unveiled the 2020 Superb and the company has upgrade the car with new technologies and an even more exquisite interior. The full LED Matrix headlights and several new assistance systems are making their debut in a production model from the Czech brand. The Superb becomes the first car from the Skoda stable to get the full LED Matrix headlamps. The adaptive, crystalline-effect full LED Matrix headlights bear ‘Skoda Crystal Lighting' lettering in their housings and offer different lighting modes for different driving situations and weather conditions. In addition to the Matrix technology for the high beam, two other assistance systems are also making their debut in the Superb.
The latest version of Predictive Cruise Control uses images from the camera on the windscreen and data from the navigation system to detect speed restrictions as well as bends, and automatically adjusts the speed in anticipation. The new Emergency Assist for multilane roads automatically steers the car to the roadside in emergencies, where it brings the car to a stop. It does so in a controlled manner and taking into account traffic in other lanes. On the engine front, Skoda offers a choice of six engine options and of course there's a plug-in hybrid variant available too. There are ten different engine/drive combinations to choose from.
The 1.6 TDI producing 118 bhp is fitted with a 7speed DSG as standard. For the 2.0 TDI delivering 148 bhp the first TDI from the latest EVO generation – the power is transmitted by either a 6speed manual gearbox or a 7speed DSG. The topoftherange 2.0 TDI diesel offering 188 bhp comes with a 7speed DSG as standard and allwheel drive is optional.
All three diesel engines are equipped with an SCR catalytic converter with AdBlue injection and a diesel particulate filter. The 1.5 TSI outputting 148 bhp is the entrylevel petrol engine and is available with either a 6speed manual gearbox or a 7-speed DSG. The new 2.0 TSI outputting 188 bhp features a 7speed DSG as standard; the topoftherange 2.0 TSI delivering 268 bhp comes with allwheel drive and a 7-speed DSG as standard. All three TSIs are fitted with a petrol particulate filter. Then there's the plug-in hybrid variant, the Superb iV, which is the first production model to be fitted with plug in hybrid drive. A 1.4 TSI petrol engine and an electric motor deliver a combined power output of 215 bhp.
The all-electric range is up to 55 km; up to 850 km can be covered when combined with the petrol engine. The lithium ion high-voltage battery is positioned in the chassis floor in front of the rear axle. This new drive variant is available for the Ambition and Style trim levels as well as for the Sportline and L&K. Production is set to commence at the Kvasiny site in early autumn this year; the market launch will take place at the beginning of 2020. The car is all set to grace the Indian shores some time in mid-2020.
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