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ŠKODA, cheers to the first 125 Years

In Short Cuts, Skoda by Kieran Bicknell

The ŠKODA story began in 1895 when two cycling enthusiasts by the name of Václav Laurin (a mechanic) and Václav Klement (a bookseller) started out by designing and manufacturing bicycles under the name Laurin & Klement. This name is now reserved for the top-end L&K models in the Škoda lineup. The bicycles sold well, and technology was advancing; So Laurin …

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Škoda Fabia Hatch Monte-Carlo – Simply refreshing

In Car Reviews, Skoda by Kieran Bicknell

Some things in life are known for being refreshing; The first sip of a cold drink on a hot summer day, a warm shower first thing on a cold winter morning, getting to work without having to fight traffic jams or wrestling for a parking space. Now we can add driving the Škoda Fabia Monte Carlo to that list. You …

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Our All-New Skoda Karoq Video Review

In Car Reviews, Skoda by Jonathan Humphrey

Skoda are hoping to shake the mid-size SUV sector with their newcomer the Karoq. Tim Barnes-Clay and Jonathan Humphrey video review from the European media launch in Sicily of the strikingly good All New Skoda Karoq…READ MORE

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New Skoda Karoq SUV event in Stockholm

In Short Cuts, Skoda by Jonathan Humphrey

The latest ŠKODA Karoq SUV was launched and released to the press in Stockholm, Sweden on the 18 May 2017. Journalists from all over the world were invited to the launch that was held at Artipelag, an art gallery just a short boat trip from Stockholm city in the beautiful Stockholm Archipelago. Watch the video for opinions from the UK …

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A family performance car, the Skoda Octavia vRS 230

In Car Reviews, Skoda by Tom Scanlan

As it happened, the Skoda Octavia vRS 230 was the third of three fast cars I had experienced in successive weeks. First was the awesome Audi R8 V10 Plus, then a mighty Golf R and then the Skoda. Even with a zero to 62 mph time of ‘as long as’ 6.7 seconds – more than twice the time the Audi R8 takes and a whole 1.6 seconds slower than the VW Golf R – it rather strangely didn’t feel that sluggish by comparison…