• Skoda Superb II

The Skoda Superb II is presented at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2008, second generation of the Superb. The car draws its technical components, partly from the modular group of Volkswagen. In this case, however, no longer the platform of the VW Passat B5 (PL45 +) is used with longitudinally installed engines, but as with the VW Passat B6 and VW Passat CC, the PQ46 platform for transverse engines. The different wheelbases are with "spacer" elements achieved in the bottom group.

The second generation is characterized – mainly in the interior – continued to grow. While the Federal Motor Vehicle Office maintained the classification of the Superb in the middle class segment, assigns the trade press Superb II part of the upper middle class. The Saloon model has now (such as the Octavia sedan) a large tailgate.

The launch of the Superb II took place in early July 2008 with prices starting at 22,990 euros (base 1.4 TSI) instead.

Also at the IAA 2009 is a classic combination was shown as body variant; it is sold since January 2010. The motors up to 1.9 TDI, in accordance with the sedan.

At the Auto Shanghai 2009 "Superb Hao Rui" was presented for the Chinese market.

The Czech Presidency of the EU in the first half of 2009, the members were given a total of 27 vehicles with a 3.6 FSI V6 with 191 kW and four-wheel drive and DSG circuit.

Rear view

Skoda superb Combi (2010-2013)


Lettering in the spotlight

In June 2013 there was a facelift. Essentially, there were adjustments in the front (headlights) and now. Well as for the combined LED lights in the taillights Inside Skoda just changed the design of the steering wheel and instrument panel. Technically, the engine range was revised, among other things.

Skoda Superb (since 2013)

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In addition to the five-and six-speed manual transmission is available for the 1.8-liter TSI petrol engine, the two 2.0-liter diesel engines, as standard for the 2.0-liter TSI petrol engine as well as for the 3.6 liter VR6 engine, a direct shift gearbox (DSG) available. Four-wheel drive is available on request for the 1.8-liter petrol engine and the 2.0 liter diesel engine with 103 kW and 125 kW, the VR6 it is standard.

A technical innovation is the optional Adaptive Front Light System AFS with curves, turning and motorway light which will adjust the light cone and the headlights inclination of the respective driving situation. Also new are an electronic climate control, an automatic park assist, and up to nine airbags. Now also the coming of VW touchscreen navigation system RNS 510 Columbus alias with hard disk space is used.

The Twin Door tailgate called the notchback can be opened in two stages: Firstly, only the trunk lid can be opened to invite smaller items. Secondly, there is the possibility to raise the entire tailgate with rear window and thus obtain greater access to 565-1670 liters of luggage space.

In the Euro NCAP crash test, the Superb II was evaluated in 2008, with five out of five stars. In the evaluation of occupant safety from adults, the tested vehicle reached 90% and with the occupant safety of children 81% of the maximum possible score. In the area of ​​pedestrian protection, the vehicle received 50% of the points, the standard safety equipment is rated 71% of the possible score.

All engines are built to save space and come from across the VW group.

In models with all-wheel drive said system comes within the VW Group "4-Motion" is used. The force distribution between the front and rear axle is controlled by an electro-hydraulic multi-plate viscous coupling (Haldex clutch 4th generation). Under normal conditions, the front wheels are driven with 96% of the drive force, the rear wheels are powered by the Haldex coupling if required driving force.

With the revision of mid-2013, the diesel engines and the 1.4 TSI, a start-stop system were given.

For all engine-transmission combinations, there was a re-evaluation of the standard cycle based on the CO2 emissions. The combination of diesel engine with DSG and 4×4 is only offered with the 170hp engine since the facelift.

With the facelift, the engine designations are dropped, except for the all-wheel drive variants.

Another special feature is the Skoda Superb GreenLine, which is available as a sedan and Combi. It is a fuel-saving version, which is equipped with the 1.6-liter common rail TDI. The engine delivers 77 kW (105hp) and will emit about 114 grams of CO2 per kilometer. Fuel consumption is 4.4 liters per 100 kilometers. Many optional extras are not available in this version.

The Comfort equipment line includes, inter alia, ESP and ABS, the Climatic air conditioning, a driver’s knee airbag, fog lights and a multi-function display

This upscale trim line in addition to Comfort includes, among other things, the Climatronic air conditioning, a CD radio and heated front seats.

Elegance has been the highest and most expensive equipment line until the appearance of the L & K Equipment; in addition to the previous it is also offering Bi-Xenon Headlights (up to 09/2010), leather upholstery (to 09/2010, not standard in Austria and Switzerland), 17-inch alloy wheels and a multifunction steering wheel. By reducing the equipment of the necessary distance to the full equipment was created to accommodate a more To provide equipment line.

Skoda Superb Combi Elegance

Panoramic glass roof (back view)

L & K as the highest trim line has some additional features that are already in the Elegancelinie standard were to devaluation (leather, xenon). This requires further rather small extras like heated seats or tinted windows. The leather upholstery in dark brown is like the 18 inch rim Sirius the L & K reserved.

There are for Germany generously discounted package solutions such as Premium package and business package only for Elegance. The paradox has as a consequence that the vehicle is equipped in the same 1,500 Euros more expensive when you select the L & K line (as of 2013).

The Czech company EVC builds the Skoda Superb II (sedan) in electric cars around. The trunk remains free here, so the usable interior space of a normal gasoline version is the same. EVC are at a maximum speed of 130km/hr. The range is loud EVC 130-300 kilometers. The electric motor produces 65 kW. The vehicle needed for the 3000km in stages from Paris to Prague 675 kWh.

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