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Škoda Superb Sportline, effortlessly quick, wonderfully practical

In Car Reviews, Skoda by Kieran Bicknell

The flagship of the ICE-powered model range, the Škoda Superb has long been considered the ‘gold standard to judge all other family cars by, and with good reason. Performance enthusiasts will no doubt note that there is no vRS model available – for that, you’ll need to look at the Superb’s smaller stablemate, the Skoda Octavia – but there is …

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Škoda Enyaq iV 80, a fine piece of work

In Car Reviews, Electric, Electric cars, Skoda by Neil Lyndon

“Is this the complete nanny state car?” asked my older daughter when I was driving her in the new Škoda Enyaq. “Have you seen all these messages mothering us?” The Škoda Enyaq didn’t annoy me that much, but its know-all self-righteousness did certainly get on my nerves, especially when its autosteer system so forcefully corrected my lines on corners that it …

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The Škoda Superb TDI Estate – what more could you need?

In Car Reviews, Skoda by Kieran Bicknell

It’s always good to test out the unusual, somewhat ‘extreme’ scenarios when having a press car for a week, as it allows a complete insight into the extent of a car’s capabilities. Well, I can safely check that box when it comes to my time with the Superb SE L estate. Originally, I had a Karoq booked, which had to …

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Škoda Octavia vRS Estate, it’s the everything car…

In Car Reviews, Skoda by Neil Lyndon

Can it really be 20 years? It doesn’t feel possible that a fifth of a century has fled away since that unforgettable moment when a Škoda Octavia vRS first came my way. In the case of the Škoda vRS, we had been given a degree of advance warning in the excellence of the standard Octavia, which Škoda started producing on …

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Škoda Octavia vRS iV Hatch – Electrifying

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Skoda by Maggie Barry

You know you’ve got a very special car under your hands when you watch the young man in the boy racer car eyeing up your wheels – rubber necking even That means not only do you have the performance bit from the first three letters, but the iV hatch identifies this vehicle as one of Škoda’s electrified models – a …

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The Škoda Octavia iV SE L Hatch is…

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Skoda by Neil Lyndon

One word sums up the new Škoda Octavia : “Superb”. For a start, this sure is one big mother of a car. Going back to 1996, the original Octavia was a medium-size family liftback or estate that stood somewhere between a Golf and a Passat in its dimensions. This Octavia looks as big as a Mondeo (RIP). The loadspace in …

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The Škoda Enyaq iV, a car that looks and feels great

In Car Reviews, Electric, Skoda by Tim Barnes-Clay

Totally electric and designed from the ground up to deliver a completely fresh driving experience, the Škoda Enyaq iV sets new benchmarks for room and technology. As becomes a vehicle that’s starting a bold period in Škoda engineering and design, the Enyaq iV ushers in a range structure based on battery size rather than customary trim designations. You can choose …

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Škoda Kamiq SE L, an enjoyable SUV

In Car Reviews, Skoda by Jonathan Humphrey

Any gaps in the market, manufacturers have covered, with three SUV’s from Škoda, the Kamiq is just right. The whole car just does it all efficiently and refreshingly well, ‘simply clever is the Škoda catchphrase and the Kamiq is just that. You could call it boring, but it certainly is not. I have been fortunate to drive the Kamiq quite …

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Reviewed | Škoda Superb iV SE Technology Hatch

In Car Reviews, Hybrid, Skoda by Kieran Bicknell

In this crazy world we live in, many test cars aren’t getting the thorough workout they deserve. Would this be the case for the Škoda Superb iV? So, when the day arrived, I was keen to get some quality ‘seat time’ in the iV. Being the Superb plug-in version, it has a very usable EV range combined with the conventional …

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Škoda Kodiaq SE L, a perfect choice SUV

In Car Reviews, Skoda by Kieran Bicknell

I love the Škoda Kodiaq. It’s a big brute of an SUV with more capacity and space than I could ever feasibly need. So, I decided in the interest of fairness; I should test the 2.0 TDi version, fitted with the DSG transmission. The spec is the same – both cars were in mid-range SE L trim which is the ‘sweet …