Offered in both sedan and station wagon versions, the forthcoming Skoda Superb will mark the end of an era with its internal combustion engines. With a bold industrial plan that has already yielded sleek electric crossovers, Skoda is poised to introduce more zero-emission models, including a new top-of-the-line SUV, a city car powered by a battery, and an alternative to the Karoq model, all of which will add to Skoda’s existing range.
Nevertheless, the brand remains dedicated to its iconic models and intends to update its flagship, the Skoda Superb 2023, breathing new life into the model that first hit the market in 2001 and has evolved through three generations.
What will the new Skoda Superb be like?
This year, Skoda is set to introduce several fresh models, including a new flagship available in both sedan and station wagon versions. The new Skoda Superb has already been exposed by spy photos, yet its design remains a mystery. However, it’s evident that this won’t be just a mere facelift, but a fully revamped car.
The car will showcase a fresh new look, highlighted by an octagonal front grille with raised elevations. This grille boasts a unique configuration of narrow and wide LED lights, flawlessly fused into one unit with the radiator grille. On the other hand, the back of the car will feature newly designed LED front lights, boasting a sleek C-shaped pattern. Inside, the dashboard design will be simple and compact, thanks to the addition of a large central display screen that will replace multiple physical buttons. Furthermore, the car’s digital instruments and three-zone automatic climate control will undergo a complete overhaul.
Engine in series
Taking advantage of the MQB era platform from the Volkswagen Group, the Superb engine series shares numerous technical and mechanical features with the Passat. A plethora of engine options, both endothermic and hybrid, including rechargeable plugins, all come equipped with automatic gearboxes. Surprisingly, a manual transmission is not an option. It is worth noting that this will be the final petrol generation of the Superb before it transitions to 100% electric mechanics.
Expect the arrival of the fourth-generation Skoda Superb in the latter half of this year, with sales likely commencing in the first quarter of 2024. The Kvasiny plant, situated in close proximity to Bratislava, Slovakia, will be the site of production starting in 2023, as disclosed by the manufacturer last November.