21 December 2016

Octavia Scout latest for refresh

After refreshing its standard and RS variants of the Octavia, Skoda is completing thee upgrade with the Scout variant, writes Brian Byrne.

The car launches with three engine variants and all-wheel-drive technology. Ground clearance has been increased by 30 mm in comparison to the Octavia Combi, and the car can manage rough terrain, has good climbing capability, and a high towing capacity

Engines will include 1.8 turbo petrol with 180hp, and two 2.0 diesels of 150/184hp outputs.

New technologies available will include provision of a WiFi hotspot for passenger infotainment systems, as well as a full range of safety technology.