The Skoda Octavia is being refreshed in spots, with the Czech company now releasing some official plans ahead of its official debut on February 14.
In the fourth generation of the Skoda Octavia and four years after its premiere, it receives a renewal in spots. The model will continue to be available at two body types“hatchback” and “Combi”, as Skoda calls these versions, while there will also be Sportline and RS versions.
The refresh brings new second-generation lights LED Matrix, with a new luminous signature, which gives a new “personality” to the model, while at the same time they upgrade the intensity of the light. They also incorporate a unique crystal element, which Skoda calls 'Crystallinium' and which gives a distinctive blue tint to the interior of the headlights.
In the updated version of Octavia continues the tradition it has created over the years, since 1996 which premiered. As evidenced by the officially sketches released by Skoda, it will not have shocking changes, as it follows the evolutionary logic of a renewal. The official premiere of the model is set for the February 14.
Concerning the interior of the upcoming Octavia, there are no images or sketches available from Skoda. However, we should expect cues from its recently facelifted VW Golf sibling to be adopted. He is expected to have one big screen on the dashboard for the system multimediawhich will have a new operating system that will make it easier and faster.
The entry-level version will likely be equipped with engine petrol 1.0 TSI 116 hp, while above there will be the 1.5 TSI with 150 hp. At the top and in terms of the RS version, announced by Skoda, it may be equipped with a more powerful variant of the 2.0 TSI that is under the hood of the VW Golf GTi, which will have an output of more than 260 hp.