Skoda’s two upcoming vehicles for India – the brand new technology Octavia sedan and the Kushaq SUV – will begin to attain the sellers soon. Zac Hollis, the Director of Skoda Auto India, has confirmed that clients might be ready to see each vehicles in flesh at showrooms soon.
Both vehicles have already been unveiled in India. The 2021 Octavia sedan, which was earlier launched for international markets in the direction of the top of 2019, was supposed to be launched in India final month. However, the continued Covid-19 disaster has pressured the Czech carmaker to postpone the launch in the intervening time.
On the opposite hand, Skoda Kushaq SUV was unveiled in India on March 18 this year. The date for official launch of the 2021 Kushaq SUV, together with worth, can be anticipated to be introduced later this year.
Zac Hollis took to Twitter at the moment to affirm that each vehicles will attain showrooms soon. He particularly mentioned that Kushaq SUVs might be accessible at showrooms from July, whereas the Octavia sedans could attain Skoda retailers by finish of the year. This basically implies that Skoda is likely to launch not less than the Kushaq SUV inside a couple of weeks. Launch of 2021 Skoda Octavia could occur just a little later.
The fourth technology Skoda Octavia is already below manufacturing, with the primary batch of the sedan already rolled out of its facility in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The Octavia is likely one of the hottest providing from the Czech carmaker in India.
The worth of the brand new technology Skoda Octavia sedan is anticipated to vary between ₹18-24 lakh and is likely to tackle rivals like Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Corolla Altis.
The newly-unveiled Skoda Kushaq SUV is predicated on the MQB-A0-IN platform. Skoda’s facility in Chakan has been upgraded for this function to use the brand new platform and manufacture autos. This is similar platform that might be used for Volkswagen’s upcoming Taigun SUV which is a technical twin to Skoda’s Kushaq SUV.
The new Kushaq might be provided with two engine choice, together with a 1.0-litre and a 1.5-litre TSI motor. The 2021 Skoda Kushaq SUV is likely to be priced within the vary of ₹12 lakh to ₹16 lakh (ex-showroom) and can rival the likes of the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos SUVs in India.