The 2015 Skoda Superb was official introduced at the Forum Karlin in Prague and as you can see from the photos, the new vehicle promises to revolutionize the brand’s design. Clearly inspired by the VisionC Concept, the 2015 Skoda Superb comes with a new wheelbase that was increased by 80 mm, while the front vehicle overhang is 61 mm shorter than the previous model.
When it comes to design, the first visual impact with the vehicle shows the stylish grille, distinctive headlights as well as a hood featuring muscular design lines. From the side, the 2015 Superb looks dynamic and elegant, while the large wheels and wheel arches emphasise the exclusive appearance. At the rear, the vehicle shows narrow taillights featuring LED technology as standard and a redesigned bumper.
The interior was redesigned too and continues the same design details of the exterior. Moreover, there is more space for the interior and the driver as well as the passenger enjoy 39 mm more elbow room and more headroom, while the rear passengers get 157 mm more legroom. Rear elbow room also increased by 69 mm, while the 625-litre boot capacity means that there are 30 litres more than in the second-generation Superb.
According to Skoda, the 2015 Superb its first model to get the Dynamic Chassis Control (DCC) including Driving Mode Select. Moreover, the Superb arrives with plenty of features such as a new air-conditioning system which includes for the first time three-zone air conditioning, an optional electric sliding and tilting panoramic roof, auxiliary heating, heated seats, wireless heated windscreen, heated washer jets and rain/light sensors.
Skoda offers one umbrella in each of the front doors, while the electric tailgate is particularly convenient. The vehicle is 75 kg lighter than the previous version and according to the Czech manufacturer, the Superb GreenLine needs just 3.7 l/100 km/h (76.4 mpg), while emitting 95 g/km of CO2.
Five TSI petrol and three TDI common-rail diesel engines will be available. The petrol engines have a power output of between 125 hp (92 kW) and 280 hp (206 kW), while diesel engines between 120 hp (88 kW) and 190 hp (140 kW). All engines are available with modern dual-clutch transmissions, except the entry-level petrol version. [source: Skoda]