Skoda introduced the updated Superb

Skoda introduced the updated Superb

May 26, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Skoda at a private event in Slovakia presented the updated third-generation liftback and station wagon Suberb. The most expensive model of the brand has changed in appearance, has received smart optics, a seat massage, an integrated modem, and has acquired a hybrid version.

From the previous version, the novelty can be distinguished by the front bumper, the false radiator grille, which has become larger, and the optics (now it is fully LED). New lights are called Skoda Crystal Lighting – they consist of four LED elements, have dynamic direction indicators and separate strips of LEDs that are responsible for the work of the animated function “Take me home.”

There are more chrome elements on the dashboard, console and door trims, the seat trim has changed, and in the older versions a contrasting stitching of leather and suede elements is used. As standard, a keyless access system has appeared, and in the top-end Laurin & Klement version, the front seats can be equipped with ventilation and massage functions.

The onboard assistance systems have also been updated. Superb now uses a multi-stage collision avoidance system, and navigation tracks speed limits using the front camera and adjusts the ride mode depending on the terrain. In an emergency, the electronics are able to self-park the car on the side of the road, using data from radar marking systems and lateral traffic.

The 120 hp diesel 1.6 TDI paired with a 7-speed DSG was the base engine for the updated Skoda Superb. A step higher – new two-liter diesel engines with a return of 150 and 190 liters. with. with a 6-speed manual gearbox or the same DSG, and the senior can work with optional all-wheel drive. A gamma of petrol engines opens the engine 1,5 TSI 150 l. with. with the “mechanics” or DSG, followed by a two-liter engine in versions of 190 and 272 power, the latter – only with all-wheel drive and DSG.

In addition to traditional versions, the flagship for the first time in history received a hybrid modification under its own name Superb iV. The machine is equipped with a 156-horsepower gasoline engine 1,4 TSI and an electric motor with an output of 85 kW, and the maximum capacity of the installation is 218 liters. with. A battery with a capacity of 13 kWh makes it possible to drive up to 55 kilometers in electric. You can replenish the charge from a household outlet, and the maximum range reaches 850 kilometers.

The hybrid is equipped with a sound generator, so that pedestrians and cyclists can hear the car moving in quiet electric mode in advance. In addition, it is the hybrid that will receive the trailer parking assist function and the circular view system. Like other versions, the hybrid model will appear in the markets before the end of this year.