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The Vision D Concept car by Skoda

Have more than just a glance at the new Vision D Concept from Skoda. This car was first unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2011 and is assumed to be a near-production concept;  a sign of the things to come from Skoda. They have rendered a sporting persona…

Skoda Superb launched with V6 engine in UAE

Skoda Superb launched with V6 engine in UAE

Czech carmaker Skoda has opened a new showroom in Dubai and also launched a new variant of their flagship Superb sedan.…

Skoda gets a new dealer for the UAE

Skoda gets a new dealer for the UAE

Skoda cars in the UAE will now be sold and serviced by Ali & Sons' Motors Division through two dedicated showrooms in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.…

2009 Skoda Superb | new car review

The Superb is Skoda’s flagship model and is a full size executive sedan which offers a lot of luxury and comfort at a bargain basement price. The Superb is based on parent firm Volkswagen’s Passat platform which is extended by ten centimetres to offer immense interior space. The Superb is…

2009 Skoda Roomster | new car review

Every car design is a compromise. Engineers and designers work together to reach a balance between great looks, practicality and engineering realism. That’s why when you see concept cars at motor shows, they never look the same in production form – the concepts look good, but are impractical. At the…

2009 Skoda Octavia | new car review

The Czech manufacturer Skoda began the Octavia model nine years ago and the second generation was launched in the Middle East in 2007. The current Octavia is based on the Volkswagen Golf platform and marginally roomier and longer than the older model. Skoda is reputed for their solid build quality…

2009 Skoda Fabia | new car review

The second generation Fabia is a much improved hatchback and better geared to face the onslaught of the Japanese rivals. Though Skoda has always been perceived as a brand lower in prestige to its parent; Volkswagen, the new Fabia shows that the company has what it takes to be a…

2009 Skoda Fabia Elegance | road test

Skoda isn’t particularly big in the Middle East, but it’s deservedly grown a great deal in Europe over recent years. For decades it was a laughing stock, producing very substandard cars from the former Czechoslovakia that were neither desirable or in any way competent. But in 1991 they were taken…

2008 Skoda Octavia | new car review

Currently in its second generation, the 2008 Octavia competes with more established players such as the Toyota Camry and the Honda Accord in the mid-size executive/family car category here in the Middle East. The Octavia is available in four-door sedan and five-door estate body styles. Newly revised, the Octavia has…

2008 Skoda Superb | new car review

The Skoda Superb is an executive car based on the platform of the Volkswagen Passat (but was elongated by 10 centimetres) and shares its mechanicals with that model. It is currently the largest and most luxurious model in Skoda’s lineup. Neither frivolous, nor bland, the Superb looks, well… simply handsome!…

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