The Czech carmaker has released the first design sketches of the new-generation Skoda Octavia sedan ahead of its global debut. The all-new model of the sedan will have its world premiere on coming 11th November in Prague. Design and styling of the 2020 Skoda Octavia seems inspired by the Skoda Superb. Read – New Skoda Octavia Onyx Price and Details
Upfront, the 2020 Skoda Octavia features a larger grille, a single headlamps with matrix LED technology instead of the split design, revised bumper with LED fog lamps and the Superb-inspired new clamshell bonnet.
The rear section will be revised with Audi-like wraparound LED taillights extending to the boot-lid and newly-designed tailgate. The 2020 Skoda Octavia will sit on the same MQB platform. Interior of the sedan’s all-new model is still under the wraps. Though, it’s likely to get a new infotainment system supporting Apple CarPlay and Android Auto along with several new features. Read – 5 Interesting Facts About Skoda Kamiq
On the engine front, the 2020 Skoda Octavia will get an updated version of the 1.0L, 3-cylinder petrol motor that will be available only on the lower variants. The sedan will also come with a 1.5L TSI Evo and multiple diesel powertrains ranging from 1.6L to 2.0L. Read – Skoda To Launch 5 New Cars In India
The bigger capacity engine will be boosted with 48V mild hybrid technology. In India, the sedan could be made available with petrol engine only. Transmission choices will include a 6-speed manual and a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic.