2020 Skoda Superb, Electric Citigo: Watch The Live Unveiling Of Both Cars Here

Skoda is finally ready to uncover the facelifted Superb and the first-ever electric Citigo. The event takes place during the Ice-Hockey World Championship in Bratislava, Slovakia, today, at 15:30 CET (10:30 am EST) and will be broadcasted live over the web.

The mid-cycle refresh of the third-gen Superb, which has been in production since 2015, promises to make it more competitive until a new model arrives, while also adding a high-riding Scout derivative. The updates include minor changes on the outside such as the headlamps and bumpers, while inside, one of the highlights will be a new infotainment system.

Also Read: China Gets Early Dibs On 2020 Skoda Superb Facelift

Moreover, for the first time, Skoda will offer a plug-in hybrid powertrain, which will likely be identical to the PHEV unit of its German cousin, the Volkswagen Passat GTE.  The latter sports a 1.4-liter turbocharged petrol engine and an electric motor producing a combined 218 PS (215 hp / 160 kW) and 400 Nm (295 lb-ft) of torque. A 9.9 kWh lithium-ion battery provides a zero-emission range of 50 km (31 miles).

Speaking of zero emissions, Skoda’s first electric vehicle is also debuting today. The Citigo EV (unofficial name) is a sister car to the Volkswagen e-Up!, although we don’t know yet if it will have the same specifications. For the record, the e-Up! has a range of up to 160 km (100 miles) in the NEDC cycle, an 18.7 kWh battery and an 82 PS (81 hp / 60 kW) electric motor.


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  • Toss

    To waste my time with a Skoda?…ohhhh yeah…I just lost my time with this writing.

    • Loquacious Borborygmus

      so, you don’t give a toss, then?

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