The facelifted Skoda Superb has been spotted testing in the mountains before it goes on sale early in 2019. It’ll feature lightly altered styling– although that’s not precisely apparent in these images– and enhancements to its engines and infotainment system.
We were quite shocked to see Skoda checking a revitalized version of its flagship vehicle, the Superb, in 2015, just about 12 months after the launching of its third contemporary generation. Now it makes a bit more sense that the Czech maker is dealing with a facelift for the Volkswagen Passat-based car and our spies have actually managed to catch not one, however 2 prototypes.
At this moment, it’s quite hard to say what Skoda is doing with the Superb. The apparent response, of course, would be a mid-life mild refresh, but another possible option is a plug-in version, which was currently validated to get here in 2019. It will become the brand’s first-ever PHEV and will feature the very same 1.4-liter TSI turbo engine combined to a 114-horsepower (85-kilowatt) electric motor the Passat GTE is including. The total output of the system will be 215 hp (160 kW) with combined CO2 emissions of simply 39 grams per kilometer.
2019 Skoda Superb Styling
It’s mid-life facelift time for Skoda’s many luxurious model, although it’s just been on sale given that 2015. Expect the new version to look pretty similar to the outgoing car, however it must come with tweaked headlights and brake lights, and a few changes to the bumpers.
2019 Skoda Superb Interior
More dramatic changes ought to occur inside, including some software updates for the main touchscreen infotainment system and, potentially, a digital driver’s display screen shown VW. In addition to the outbound car’s active cruise control and automated emergency situation braking, the Superb might likewise use new safety technology.
2019 Skoda Superb Engines and Driving
The German signs on the back of this Superb say ‘test drive’ and ‘brake test’, which imply that Skoda is tweaking the way its most significant car drives. The brakes may be firmer on the facelifted car, and the optional adaptive suspension might be fine-tuned to provide a better mix of convenience and sportiness. Evaluating by the little wheels on this pre-production mule, it could be the fuel-sipping GreenLine model, but all the Superb’s engines might get a couple of adjustments to make them more efficient.
2019 Skoda Superb Price and Release Date
The new Skoda Superb is anticipated to go on sale in the very first part of 2019. Rates will remain the same as the present model, so you’ll pay simply over ₤ 22,000 for an entry-level car. Hopefully, they will expose more about the changes currently being prepared by the automaker.
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