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Skoda Launches New Superb Diesel and V6 Petrol

By Motortrend India Staff   |   08 April,2009

Skoda launches the all new Superb diesel and V6 4x4 petrol versions coinciding with the inauguration of its 61st facility in India christened as Tafe Access in Bangalore.

The car manufacturer with a continuous effort to strengthen its presence in the country launches two more variants of the new Skoda Superb, 2.0-litre TDI PD and 3.6-litre V6 FSI 4x4 at Taj West End, Bangalore.

Skoda Superb diesel 2.0-litre TDI PD is equipped with an automatic 6-speed, DSG, with manual Tiptronic gear changing and the Pumpe Düse (PD) technology along with a high pressure direct injection system. These technologies together offer a combination of power and fuel efficiency perfectly suited for Indian roads.

On the other hand, the new petrol variant, Superb 3.6-litre V6 4x4, launched following the launch of the 1.8-litre TSI Superb generates 260 bhp and a top speed of 250 km/h. The powerful technologies in the new petrol variant enable the car to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.6 seconds.

Commenting on the occasion, Board Member of Sales & Marketing of Skoda, Mr. Thomas Kuehl, said, “It makes us proud to add the diesel and V6 versions with the newest technologies to the all new Superb range. The response from auto critics and our customers post the launch of the 1.8TSI version last month has surpassed our expectations and motivated us to introduce these versions as well soon after. With the diesel engine Skoda once again stands by their claim to offer cars with the best technology and fuel efficiency and with the new 3.6V6 we will set new records in power and performance and also bring to India, the first 4x4 wheel drive in its segment.”

The new Superb 2.0-litre TDI PD and 3.6-litre V6 FSI 4*4 are priced at Rs 22,04,943 and Rs 25,31,343 respectively.

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