Skoda’s two upcoming autos for India – the model new expertise Octavia sedan and the Kushaq SUV – will start to achieve the sellers quickly. Zac Hollis, the Director of Skoda Auto India, has confirmed that shoppers is likely to be able to see every autos in flesh at showrooms quickly.
Each autos have already been unveiled in India. The 2021 Octavia sedan, which was earlier launched for worldwide markets within the course of the highest of 2019, was alleged to be launched in India remaining month. Nevertheless, the continued Covid-19 catastrophe has pressured the Czech carmaker to postpone the launch for the time being.
On the alternative hand, Skoda Kushaq SUV was unveiled in India on March 18 this 12 months. The date for official launch of the 2021 Kushaq SUV, along with value, will be anticipated to be launched later this 12 months.
Zac Hollis took to Twitter in the intervening time to affirm that every autos will attain showrooms quickly. He significantly talked about that Kushaq SUVs is likely to be accessible at showrooms from July, whereas the Octavia sedans might attain Skoda retailers by end of the 12 months. This principally implies that Skoda is prone to launch not lower than the Kushaq SUV inside a few weeks. Launch of 2021 Skoda Octavia might happen just a bit later.
The fourth expertise Skoda Octavia is already beneath manufacturing, with the first batch of the sedan already rolled out of its facility in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. The Octavia is probably going one of many hottest offering from the Czech carmaker in India.
The value of the model new expertise Skoda Octavia sedan is anticipated to fluctuate between ₹18-24 lakh and is prone to sort out rivals like Honda Civic, Hyundai Elantra and Toyota Corolla Altis.
The newly-unveiled Skoda Kushaq SUV relies on the MQB-A0-IN platform. Skoda’s facility in Chakan has been upgraded for this perform to make use of the model new platform and manufacture autos. That is comparable platform that is likely to be used for Volkswagen’s upcoming Taigun SUV which is a technical twin to Skoda’s Kushaq SUV.
The brand new Kushaq is likely to be supplied with two engine selection, along with a 1.0-litre and a 1.5-litre TSI motor. The 2021 Skoda Kushaq SUV is prone to be priced inside the fluctuate of ₹12 lakh to ₹16 lakh (ex-showroom) and may rival the likes of the Hyundai Creta and Kia Seltos SUVs in India.