2020 Skoda Octavia’s New Coupe-Like Silhouette Teased

Skoda has dropped a couple of design sketches that provide a first glimpse of the new generation Octavia liftback.

Like practically all official renderings, these too portray a very eye-catching design. In the Octavia’s case, we can see sharp lines that run across the entire length of the body, distinctive new front and rear ends, oversized wheels and a sloping roofline that makes it look almost like a smaller version of the Volkswagen Arteon.

Now, we’ve already seen Skoda’s popular compact car being tested, and it looks nothing like the Arteon. If anything, the new styling can be considered evolutionary and brings it closer to the larger Superb, while also dropping the controversial split headlights.

Also Read: 2020 Skoda Octavia Could Look Like This – And We Like It

Since the Czech automaker now has a proper compact hatchback, the Scala, it is able to make the Octavia more upmarket. The vehicle will be built using the same updated MQB platform as the Golf Mk8, as well as the Seat Leon and Audi A3, and will share most of the engines with these models. Aside from the usual petrol and diesel units, it’s expected to get mild-hybrid and plug-in hybrid powertrains as well.

Like before, the 2020 Octavia will continue to be offered in saloon (liftback) and estate body styles, while the jacked-up Scout and sporty RS will join the lineup later on.

Skoda will pull the covers off the new-gen Octavia before the end of the year, and it is rumored that they have chosen November 11 as the official unveiling date, so we should get more teasers in the coming weeks.

 

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