Following final month’s preview, Skoda has launched new photographs and a video of its all-new Octavia Scout, together with full data on the jacked-up property.

There’s loads to speak about, together with the truth that the Octavia Scout is out there with front-wheel drive for the primary time. Prospects can have a FWD Octavia Scout with two engines: a 115 PS (113 HP) 2.0-liter TDI and a 150 PS (148 HP) 1.5-liter TSI – each mated to a six-speed guide transmission.

The petrol engine can also be obtainable as an E-Tec mild-hybrid unit that includes a 7-speed DSG. For many who need the complete bundle, Skoda provides the Octavia Scout with commonplace all-wheel drive together with two diesel engines and a petroleum unit. Whatever the powertrain, the Octavia Scout is just obtainable within the Combi (Property) physique model.

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The range-topping energy plant is a brand new EVO-generation 2.0-liter TDI rated at 200 PS (197 HP) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque. It’s probably the most highly effective diesel engine ever fitted to a Skoda Octavia. Prospects also can have a 150 PS (148 HP) 2.0-liter TDI or a 2.0-liter TSI making 190 PS (187 HP). All three engines characteristic a seven-speed DSG gearbox and AWD as commonplace.

Talking of the all-wheel-drive system, it includes a sixth-generation electronically managed multi-plate clutch with an built-in ECU, decreased bearing preload and refined inner lubrication because of low-friction oil. 0.8 kg (1.7 lbs) lighter than its predecessor, the brand new clutch is claimed to allow “very low gas consumption,” even throughout 4×4 operation.

When coasting at low load or when touring in a straight line, energy is usually despatched to the entrance axle. When the driving state of affairs requires it, the rear axle is activated to generate extra traction. The non-obligatory Off-Highway mode provided as a part of Driving Mode Choose, is claimed to offer even higher driving efficiency on tough terrain.

All Skoda Octavia Scout fashions characteristic a Tough-Highway bundle as commonplace, which incorporates underbody safety and 15 mm (0.6 in) extra floor clearance. Apart from the upper journey top, the Octavia Scout will be acknowledged because of the distinct bumpers with aluminum-look underbody safety, black plastic cladding on the wheel arches, facet sills and on the backside of the doorways, in addition to the usual 18-inch silver-colored Braga alloy wheels.

Moreover, the decrease bumper parts, roof rails, window frames and mirror caps characteristic a silver end. LED fog lights are commonplace on the Octavia Scout, which additionally options Scout badges on its entrance wings. Full-LED Matrix headlights will be had as an choice.

Inside, model-specific options embody the ThermoFlux upholstery, embroidered Scout logos on the entrance seats, ornamental trims on the instrument panel, in addition to Tabor Brown stitching and aluminum decor end for the pedals. Different inside goodies embody the chrome trim, textile flooring mats, and a Scout welcome emblem on the usual 10-inch central contact show.


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