The new Superb continues the tradition of spacious and refined cars. Modern materials and technology will offer passengers even greater comfort, and the interior space, both for occupants and luggage, is also larger. The fourth generation comes with a wealth of options to choose from. The Superb will continue to be available in Combi estate and hatchback body styles, and customers will be able to choose from seven different interior designs, six powertrain options including a plug-in hybrid variant, and all-wheel drive. There will also be a premium Laurin & Klement trim level.
The exterior proudly displays Škoda’s new design language, Modern Solid. Customers will be able to choose from a total of eight colour shades, six of which are completely new. These are Purity White and the metallic shades of Pebble Silver, Ebony Black, Cobalt Blue, Carmine Red and Ice Tea Yellow.
The new Superb is larger than the previous generation, with the body boasting improved aerodynamics. The lower drag coefficients are 0.23 for the hatchback and 0.25 for the Combi estate, improvements of 10% and 15% respectively contributing to reduced fuel consumption. The front of the car is dominated by a new octagonal grille and second-generation LED Matrix beam headlights, which deliver up to 40% more light output than the first version. The wheels can be up to 19 inches in diameter.
The Superb offers more space for both occupants and luggage. Both body variants are longer and taller than their predecessor (by 40 mm and 5 mm in the Combi, 43 mm and 12 mm in the hatchback), so passengers will not only have more legroom, but more headroom as well. The boot remains huge, with the hatchback boasting 645 litres of space (a 20-litre increase) and the Combi 690 litres (30 litres more).
The interior of the fourth-generation Škoda Superb is practical in terms of both space and storage and also controls and functions. The dashboard is uncluttered and elegant, dominated by a large 10″ or 13″ infotainment screen, with a 10″ Virtual Cockpit for the driver. A special feature of the new generation are the multi-function Smart Dials, which provide quick and easy access to various functions, including air conditioning adjustment.
The seven different interior Design Selections create a pleasant environment for the occupants, and the materials used place a particular emphasis on sustainability. All textile materials on the seats and door trim are made from 100% recycled polyester, for example, while the leather is tanned using an environmentally friendly process. The ice scraper in the tank cap and the umbrella in the door, which the Superb was the first to feature, are now also made from sustainable materials.
The cars are powered by one of six engine variants. The 1.5 TSI unit with 110 kW has mild-hybrid technology, while the 2.0 TSI unit in 150 kW and 195 kW versions delivers plenty of power. The fuel-efficient 2.0 TDI diesel will be available in 110 kW and 142 kW versions. The sixth powertrain is a plug-in hybrid that combines a 1.5 TSI unit and an electric motor. The latter delivers a system output of 150 kW (204 hp) and enables an all-electric range of more than 100 kilometres on the WLTP cycle. This unit will be exclusive to the Superb Combi estate. All variants of the latest-generation Superb have a DSG automatic gearbox with the selector on the steering column, and the most powerful diesel and petrol engines come with all-wheel drive as standard.
A range of advanced driver assistance systems (such as the new generation of parking assistance systems, assisted driving and blind-spot monitoring) will make driving the car easier. The optional DCC Plus Adaptive Chassis will provide a superior driving experience. The Superb also boasts cutting-edge safety equipment with up to ten airbags, and advanced connectivity.