Skoda Kodiaq vRS will be taken off sale soon – due to emissions regulations

Emissions regulations are forever being tightened as we slowly move towards the deadline of 2030 for the ban of combustion based cars on sale, one of the latest victims is the Skoda Kodiaq vRS, this powerful SUV has a 237bhp twin-turbo diesel engine and it exceeds the emissions targets levels, therefore the Kodiaq vRS has been taken off sale, for now. Skoda has said that production will slowly decrease but […]

Skoda kills off the Citigo

Skoda has announced today that the Citigo, which shares its platform with the Volkswagen up! and Seat Mii has been killed off and the company has no plans to replace it. If this news sounds familiar, it kinds of is – the petrol and diesel version of the Citigo was taken off sale last year and replaced with the Citigo-e iV and this model only went on sale this year […]

Skoda discontinues the Karoq Scout, Kodiaq Scout and all diesel versions of the Kamiq

Skoda is doing some cleaning up of its product line here in the UK, for a start it is discontinuing its ‘Scout’ versions of the Kodiaq and Karoq SUVs, these were essentially, a ruggedised version of the car it is based on, with plastic moulds around the wheel arches, increased ride height and four wheel drive. Autocar spoke to Skoda today who confirmed that the ‘Scout’ versions will be dropped soon, […]

Skoda temporarily removes the Citigo-e iV from sale, due to high demand

The new Skoda Citigo-e iV was introduced only a few months ago and already, Skoda has temporarily removed the car from sale here in the UK. The decision comes following high demand for the model, which is Skoda’s first fully electric car. Autocar reported today that around 400 units were allocated to the UK back in January and by the middle of March this year, all of them were sold. “We […]

Skoda launches new Monte Carlo editions of Kamiq and Scala

This week, Skoda has expanded the trim levels of both the Kamiq and the Scala with a new Monte Carlo spec option, this trim level has been available on the CitiGo city car in the past and is an option on the current Fabia. The addition of this spec is to celebrate Skoda’s recent win in the WRC at the Monte Carlo rally. What’s new? As with the Fabia, the […]

Skoda unveils new 2020 Octavia with more hybrid options

In the last few minutes, Skoda has unveiled the new Octavia for 2020, which is based off the new VW Golf Mk8 platform. This isn’t the first time one of the VW sister companies has used one of the VW platforms before Volkswagen itself, back in 2017, Seat used the Polo platform for 2018 on the Seat Ibiza supermini. Octavia This is now the Octavia’s fourth generation, with a much […]