Veteran car maker Skoda is soon going to make changes in its portfolio available in the Indian market. The company is planning to stop production of its two vehicles – Skoda Superb and Skoda Octavia next year.
According to reports, the company is about to bring some new electric vehicles in India and due to this, the vehicles which are less in demand in the country, they are removing them from its lineup. Come, let’s know about them.
Skoda launched its Octavia sedan in the Indian market in the year 2002 and till date only one lakh units of this car have been sold. From this it can be guessed that the demand of this sedan car in the country is not special.
The company has recently launched its Slavia in India to replace it and there is a tremendous demand for it.
Skoda Octavia is equipped with these features
The Skoda Octavia gets a chrome-enclosed black butterfly grille, redesigned air vents and LED headlights with integrated L-shaped Daytime Running Lights (DRL).
It is powered by a 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine that generates 188hp power at 4,180 to 6,000rpm and 320Nm of peak torque at 1,500 to 3,990rpm. It gets a 5-seater cabin with ambient lighting, cruise control rear AC vents and flat bottom multifunctional steering wheel.
Automaker Skoda launched its superb sedan in 2004. Initially this car was well liked in India. However, over time its demand declined. Surprisingly, from January to July this year, a total of 1000 units of this car have not been sold. Because of this, the company is planning to remove it from its lineup.
Skoda Superb comes with these features
Skoda Superb is a premium sedan car of the company. It only comes with a 1984cc petrol engine and automatic transmission. The car has a boot space of 625 liters and has a ground clearance of 156mm. According to the company, it is capable of covering a distance of 15 kilometers in one liter of petrol. However, the price of this car in the Indian market starts from Rs 33 lakh. Due to the high price, its demand is less.
The company can soon launch a new electric car Anak iV in India . Recently it has been spotted testing in the Indian market without any sticker. The company can introduce it in the coming few weeks.