2021 Skoda Octavia India launch on 10 June, will include 190 hp TSI engine- Know-how Information, Novi Reporter
tech2 Information WorkersJun 02, 2021 11:56:01 IST
The India launch of the 2021 Skoda Octavia has been confirmed for 10 June. In a tweet printed this morning, Skoda India model director Zac Hollis confirmed the brand new Octavia – initially slated for an end-April launch – will lastly be launched subsequent week. In view of the terrifying spike in COVID-19 instances throughout India, Skoda determined to delay the launch of the new-generation Octavia, which is one among 4 fashions the corporate has lined up for the Indian market in 2021.
Do you know: OCTAVIA in Latin means ‘the eighth’ because it was the eighth automobile in ŠKODA AUTO’s product portfolio publish the second world struggle. Keep tuned to know extra concerning the fourth technology launching on June tenth.#AllNewSkodaOCTAVIA
— Zac Hollis (@Zac_Hollis_) June 2, 2021
The previous-generation Skoda Octavia was discontinued earlier than BS6 emission norms got here into pressure in 2020, and the Octavia nameplate has been lacking from the corporate’s India portfolio ever since.
Saying the choice to delay the launch of the brand new Octavia early in April, Hollis had stated, “Generally, it’s vital to take a pause and are available again stronger. We at Skoda Auto have postponed the launch of the all-new Skoda Octavia till the present scenario improves. We’ll preserve you up to date on the launch developments. Keep secure and allow us to do our half to combat this virus.”
Manufacturing of the brand new Octavia has already begun in India. The primary unit of the 2021 Skoda Octavia rolled out of the corporate’s facility in Shendra, Aurangabad, at the beginning of April.
To recap, the brand new Skoda Octavia can be obtainable solely with a petroleum engine choice on the time of launch. Nevertheless, Skoda has beforehand stated it might consider demand for diesels within the greater segments and will doubtlessly deliver again diesel engine choices for its bigger choices together with the Octavia.
Whereas Skoda has confirmed the brand new Octavia will get the 190hp, 2.0-litre TSI turbo-petrol engine at launch, extra engine choices are prone to be supplied going ahead. Similar to the earlier Octavia – which was additionally obtainable with a smaller 1.4-litre TSI engine – the brand new Octavia, too, is prone to obtain a 150hp, 1.5-litre TSI (which can energy the Skoda Kushaq and Volkswagen Taigun) someday down the highway as a extra inexpensive different. As was the case with the outgoing Octavia, the brand new Skoda Octavia 1.5 TSI is anticipated to be supplied with a six-speed handbook gearbox, whereas the two.0 TSI is prone to get a seven-speed DSG automated.
New Skoda Octavia costs are anticipated to be within the vary of Rs 20-25 lakh (ex-showroom).