New Skoda Octavia all set for August 9 Release Brahmnoor Singh July 28, 2013 Automobile In an official statement, Skoda has confirmed that the new Skoda Octavia will be officially unveiled on August 9. The Skoda Octavia would be unveiled by Skoda’s Chairman of Board of Directors of Skoda Auto, Dr. HC winfried Vahland. The new Skoda Octavia, is built on the VW’s new MQB variable platform that allows for variation in length, wheelbase and width. With 90mm longer and 45mm wider than the Laura, the car truly has a grand look. The Skoda Octavia’s wheelbase is 2686mm. The seams inside are almost invisible, and the quality of plastic has improved dramatically. As per the official statement, the new Skoda Octavia will also come with a range of new security features, like Lane Assistance. Automatic Braking System. Fatigue Detection System. Adaptive Cruise control. Intelligent Light Assistant. Traffic Sign Recognition. Skoda Octavia Price in India The car has a much larger footprint, but still the price of it is expected to be around Rs. 12 lakh. Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published.CommentName Email Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.