The 2021 Skoda Octavia was slated to be launched in India at the end of April, with production already underway.
This is the first time Skoda has introduced a ‘Sportline’ version of the Octavia.
The first example of the new Skoda Octavia built in India is an L&K variant finished in Lava Blue.
The new Octavia has a much sharper design with a wider Skoda signature grille in the front.
Notable features in the car include 6.5-inch infotainment with Android Auto/Apple Carplay.
Honda launched the 2019 Civic in the Indian market for starting price of Rs 17.69 lakh.
The Civic is and has been, Honda's best-selling car worldwide, over more years than you have fingers.
The new Honda Civic is aimed squarely at the Toyota Corolla, Hyundai Elantra and Skoda Octavia.
Skoda India has priced the sporty sedan at Rs 24.26 lakh (ex-showroom India) and it comes with plenty of upgrades over the standard Octavia model.
The Skoda Octavia RS will be offered in a total of 4 colours, Candy White, Corrida Red, Steel Grey and Race Blue.
The Skoda Octavia vRS badge is expected to be priced Rs 5 lakh over the top-spec petrol model of the new sedan.
Going by the spy shot, the India-spec 2017 Skoda Octavia model seems to have borrowed heavily from the global model.
Skoda is expected to announce the new Octavia in India this year as a source has confirmed that the company is planning for a June 2017 launch.
Skoda looks set to launch a limited black edition of its Skoda Octavia model in India next month. The car was teased on Skoda India’s social accounts.