Skoda begins manufacturing of Slavia sedan, launch anticipated in February


Skoda Auto has introduced the graduation of manufacturing of its premium mid-size sedan, the Skoda Slavia, from its plant in Chakan, Pune. Developed with a give attention to the Indian market, the Slavia additionally marks the debut of an all-new sedan and the start of a brand new legacy for India and the world for Skoda Auto. Powered by a 1.0 litre 3-cylinder turbo petrol and a 1.5-litre 4-cylinder turbo petrol, making 85kW (115ps) and 110kW (150PS) respectively, the Slavia will include a alternative of both a 6-speed handbook, 6-speed automated or 7-speed DSG transmission.

“The India 2.0 mission is backed by investments of 1 billion euros to strengthen the long-term presence of Skoda and Volkswagen within the Indian subcontinent. The purpose is to achieve a mixed market share of 5% by 2025,” stated the Czech auto main.

The Slavia is available in two TSI engine choices; the 1.0-litre and the 1.5-litre trims. The 1.5-litre engine additionally comes with energetic cylinder know-how (ACT), which robotically shuts down two cylinders when the engine load is low, enhancing gas effectivity. It’s paired with choices that embody the 7-speed DSG, 6-speed torque converter and 6-speed handbook.

The Slavia comes protected by as much as six airbags. The sedan additionally provides options corresponding to Hill-Maintain Management, rain and light-weight sensors, and cruise management. 

This sedan carries the bloodline of the Octavia and the Very good with signature components of a Skoda sharply contoured, crease free traces and a large, muscular stance which exudes energy and style. 

The headlights and taillights can be found with LED know-how. Chrome plated design options, two-tone alloy wheels and the Skoda badge add the texture. The brand new metallic Crystal Blue and the Twister Pink paintwork are exclusives for the India 2.0 mission.

The brand new Slavia’s infotainment display measures as much as 25.4 centimetres. It has round air vents. Options corresponding to ventilated entrance seats upholstered in leather-based can be found for the top-end Type variant. A horizontal, color contrasting ornamental strip accentuates the width of the spacious inside and connects the round facet air vents.

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