New Skoda Octavia Scout 2021 will be a good alternative to SUV

New Skoda Octavia Scout 2021 will be a good alternative to SUV

June 10, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

Such an “off-road” station wagon will receive increased dimensions, a rich list of equipment and an original interior.

Skoda launches the “off-road” station wagon Skoda Octavia Scout, which has good off-road performance due to its increased clearance by 15 mm. All previous versions of the model boasted a standard all-wheel drive. The new Octavia Scout will for the first time be available with front-wheel drive, which will make its price tag more affordable.

According to motor1.com, the one and a half liter petrol TSI with a capacity of 150 hp will enter the motor gamut of the novelty. and a two-liter 115-horsepower diesel. In conjunction with them works 6-speed manual gearbox. Another version of the power plant is the 1.5 TSI e-TEC engine with “soft” hybrid technology and 7-speed automatic transmission. Two-liter 190-horsepower TSI guarantees more power, and the TDI EVO announced for the 2.0 model delivers 200 hp.

The novelty is based on the current generation Octavia Combi. In length, the car grew by 16 mm, in width – by 15 mm.

Externally, such a car can be recognized by the plastic lining of the body around the wheel arches. She also relies on underbody protection front and rear and 19-inch wheels instead of standard 18-inch ones. The company also developed a special interior for the Skoda Octavia Scout 2021 to highlight the novelty among other versions. This, for example, special chairs and wooden dashboard decor, complemented by brown stitching throughout the cabin. Chrome has appeared in the decoration of the center console, handles and door linings.

The Czech novelty has already been compared with the German wagon VW Golf Alltrack. In the European market, new skoda Octavia Scout will appear at the end of 2020. Already in the “base”, the car will be able to boast of good equipment: folding mirrors with heating and an electric drive, LED foglights, multimedia with a 10-inch touchscreen, etc. They promise to reveal more details about the new product at the beginning of next month.