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Facelifted Skoda Superb luxury sedan launched in India

Skoda has launched the facelifted version of the Superb in the Indian market. With the updated range, the Skoda Superb is now available with new variants too. There is a SportLine variant and the new Laurin & Klement. The starting price of the new Superb is Rs 31.99 lakh while the top-end version gets a price tag of Rs 34.99 lakh.

There is a slew of updates that the customers will now get with the new Superb. Starting with the new adaptive LED headlamps unit that is now redesigned. The headlamps are now sleeker and effortlessly merge with the new radiator grille of the Superb. The new headlamps also offer coming/leaving home function as well as LED turn indicators as standard across the variant. The LED headlamps are adaptive and offer optimum illumination in any kind of ambience.

The new Skoda Superb also comes with a refreshed, floating-type 8.0-inch infotainment system. It comes with a proximity sensor and an updated UI. The infotainment system does not offer Android Auto but there is Apple CarPlay connectivity option. Skoda has also added wireless charging system for the compatible phones.

Mr Zac Hollis, Brand Director, ŠKODA AUTO India said,

“Since its introduction, the ŠKODA SUPERB has been setting benchmarks in its segment, and the one above. With its compelling combination of elegant design, luxurious interiors, plentiful space, and distinctive presence, the saloon has been a favourite for many ‘value luxury’ seekers in India. The refreshed ŠKODA SUPERB hosts some contemporary updates that further elevates its appeal and shall be appreciated by all.”

The cabin also gets a few changes including a Piano Black theme for the Laurin & Klement. The upholstery is available with the Stone Beige or Coffee Brown colours. The steering wheel has also been updated. The two-spoke steering is available with the Laurin & Klement inscription comes for the first time with the refresh Skoda Superb.

The SportLine inscription version comes with Carbon theme and a new three-spoke flat bottom. The seats get black Alcantara Sports seats with integrated headrests. The driver gets the view of the new Virtual Cockpit design. It is a customisable digital instrument cluster and looks extremely advanced. The Skoda L&K variant also gets 360-degree camera view. There are four wide-angle cameras installed all around the car that works to give a 360 view of the car.

The Laurin & Klement version also offers Park Assist. It works by automatically park the vehicle in a limited amount of space. This helps the driver to park the vehicle in the space that is only 60cm longer than the car itself.

Skoda will also launch the all-new mid-size SUV in the Indian market later this year. The VISION IN concept will come in the production form later this year with the “Kushaq” nameplate. It will be the group’s first-ever car based on the MQB A0 IN platform that will form the base for an array of vehicles for the Volkswagen Group in the future in India. It is a platform that is developed for the Indian market especially.