High intensity LED Matrix headlamps are also being made available on the Superb
and the car also features predictive cruise control and a revised blind spot detection system which now works at up to 70 metres range.
But, most importantly, two years ago they introduced the SportLine version followed by the SPORTLINEPLUs - moving the Superb
away from simply a generous big workhorse into something entirely different.
But, most importantly, two years ago Skoda introduced the SportLine version followed by the SportLine-Plus, moving the Superb
away from being simply a generous big workhorse.
What takes a little longer to appreciate - and then lingers longest - is the way the Superb
gets under you skin.
The sports chassis with its two level electronic stabilisation control ensures that this Superb
always feels well planted no matter how tight the bend in the road, and the all-wheel-drive ensures that all the power goes straight to the highway rather than being lost in a flurry of spinning wheels and torque steer.
scored highest for legroom and interior design, the Toyota Rav4 was top for driver's seat comfort and the Volvo XC60 was best for trim and materials.
FAST FACTS MODEL: Skoda Superb
Hatch Sportline PRICE: PS34,335 MECHANICAL: 1984cc, 280 bhp four cylinder petrol engine driving all wheels via 6-speed automatic gearbox.
But space isn't the final frontier where the Superb
Story was then an excellent two-length second to Old Guard in the Greatwood Hurdle here the following month.
That's not the case any longer, with the Superb
getting petrol engines like the excellent downsized 124bhp 1.4 and even a monster 2.0-litre turbo with 276bhp, four-wheel drive and a dual-clutch DSG gearbox.
's rivals, amongst which you can count cars like the Ford Mondeo, the Vauxhall Insignia and the Mazda6, have done likewise.
IF there's one thing that's defined the Skoda Superb
, it's that every time it's been launched, the Czech company seems to think it'll enjoy greater success if it's pushed further upmarket.
Skoda execs like the old Superb
, but even they will admit that good looks were never high up on the car's agenda.
COMBINING form and function, the new SKODA Superb
Estate will be setting new standards in its segment from September.