Škoda started production at the Kvasina plant in the Czech Republic, which was officially launched at the end of May during the World Championship in Bratislava.
The updated Superb is available in standard Liftback and Combi variants as well as in the (pro) field Scout version as well as in the luxury edition of Superb Laurin & Klement. However, the ultimate new Superb with integrated hybrid drive.
As far as visual changes are concerned, the main changes mainly came from the front of the vehicle (lights in Matrix LED technology, mask and bumper), as well as the highlighted rear bumper with chrome trim and the inscription "ŠKODA" on the luggage compartment cover. It is worth mentioning new alloy wheels of 18 and 19 inches and two new colors of the exterior (Race Blue and Crystal Black).
The modified bumpers are responsible for the Superb for 8 mm more than before, which means that the Superba Liftback has a length of 4869 mm. Other dimensions are the same, with a width of 1864 mm, a height of 1469 mm (1477 mm wagon) and a wheelbase of 2841 mm.
As for the volume of the luggage compartment, the Superb Liftback has 625 liters (1760 liters with the lower rear seats) and the Superb Combi has 660 liters (1955 liters with the rear rear seats).
A slightly modified interior (materials, colors, richer equipment, optional digital dashboard, Columbus intotainment system with a 9.2-inch touch screen) and a list of security and driver assistance systems (including an emergency aid system).
The GAMA engine will first include a 1.5 TSI petrol (110 kW / 150 hp, a 6-speed manual or 7-speed automatic DSG), a 2.0 TSI (140 kW / 190 hp, automatic control only) and a stronger 2.0 TSI (with 200 kW / 272 hp, which can be combined with a 4×4), as well as a diesel engine of 1.6 TDI with 88 kW / 120 hp, 2.0 TDI Evo with 110 kW / 150 hp and 2.0 TDI with 140 kW / 190 hp depending on the TDI, the engines come in pairs with a manual or DSG transmission).
We have come up with a completely new version, which is Superb with a plug-in hybrid drive. Here we have a combination of 1.4 TSI turbo gasoline, 85 kW electric motor and 13 kWh lithium-ion batteries (up to 55 km).
The hybrid Superb (with 6-speed automatic DSG) has a total of 160 kW / 218 hp and 400 Nm of torque, fuel consumption in the factory data is 1.7 l / 100 km and CO2 emissions 40 g / km.
Due to the battery, the Superba plug-in hybrid has a basic configuration of 485 liters (the caravan has 25 liters more) while the fuel tank is 50 liters. Skoda fully acknowledges that the Hybrid Superb has a total autonomy of 850 km.
Finally, there is also a Superb Scout, a wagon version with a 15 mm higher space, safety features on the outboard and four-wheel drive. In addition, the Superb Scout also received 18-inch alloy wheels, chrome roof racks, an aluminum mirror, scout tags and heated seats.
Buyers of the Superbe Scout will be able to choose between the 2.0 TDI diesel engine with 190 hp and the 2.0 TSI petrol engine with 272 hp, both standard in pair with a 7-speed DSG.