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2022 Skoda Kamiq price and specs: 110TSI Ambition and Signature grades added

2022 Skoda Kamiq pricing and specification 110TSI Ambition variant added as new entry grade Flagship 110TSI Signature replaces Limited Edition Prices start from $32,990 drive-away, with prices up by $1000 on some models The 2022 Skoda Kamiq range has seen a reshuffle for the new model year, with one shortage-affected variant making way for two new uprated models...

2023 Skoda Superb to offer liftback and wagon body styles, RS flagship possible

The next-generation Skoda Superb large car due in 2023 will offer a choice of liftback or wagon body styles – and a halo RS model could be on the cards, if there's enough demand for one. Skoda CEO Thomas Schäfer confirmed both sloped-roof liftback and long-roof wagon body styles will continue to be available, despite rumours suggesting the Superb's twin under the skin, the next-generation Volkswagen Passat, would be offered solely in wagon guise...

New Skoda Fabia RS hot hatch unlikely, electric model ruled out

Skoda has all but ruled out a return for the Skoda Fabia RS hot hatchback – and the chances of an all-electric Fabia are even slimmer, at least on its current architecture. Speaking after the Czech brand's 'Next Level' strategy announcement overnight, Skoda CEO Thomas Schäfer told media that an industry shift towards electric vehicles makes a business case for a new Fabia RS performance city car hard to build...

2021 Skoda Kamiq 110TSI Ambition coming soon to fill high 85TSI demand

Skoda Australia will soon introduce a more affordable version of its Kamiq small SUV to help ease demand-related supply issues: the 2021 Skoda Kamiq 110TSI Ambition. Confirmed in a media release detailing semiconductor-related stock shortages on key Volkswagen and Skoda models – as reported first by CarAdvice – the Kamiq 110TSI Ambition will be introduced "shortly", though exact arrival timing has yet to be confirmed...

Semiconductor shortage hits Volkswagen Golf, Tiguan and Touareg; Amarok has logistics delays

Volkswagen customers in Australia are likely to experience delivery delays of key models – such as the new Golf hatch, updated Tiguan mid-size SUV, and large Touareg family SUV – caused by the global semiconductor shortage. Other popular brands such as Hyundai, Kia and Nissan have recently notified dealers of severe stock shortages in the coming months, while market leader Toyota claims it is largely unaffected other than delays caused by a surge in demand...

Electric encyclopaedia: Every car brand's electric vehicle plans – Part Four: Ram to Volvo

It's safe to say the automotive industry is currently undergoing the greatest shift since its very inception, with electrification and autonomy widely agreed to form the basis of the future of the new-car market. It can seem almost daily that a major car maker unveils a new electric vehicle, or announces plans to go all-electric in the coming years and decades – so often so that it can be a challenge to keep track of and stay on top of every brand's plans...

2021 Skoda Octavia 140TSI Limited Edition price and specs

2021 Skoda Octavia 140TSI Limited Edition pricing and specification Mid-tier hero on sale from the third quarter (July to September inclusive) to the start of 2022 140kW/320Nm turbo engine hooked up to front-wheel-drive and a seven-speed DSG Priced from $48,490 drive-away The 2021 Skoda Octavia range will gain a new sub-RS flagship between July and September 2021: the 140TSI Limited Edition...

2021 Skoda Superb price and specs: 162TSI Style completes range from $52,990

2021 Skoda Superb pricing and specification Skoda's large car range completed with 162TSI price leader Scout off-sale as limited stocks run out Priced from $52,990 to $64,990 drive-away, on sale now Full Australian pricing and specifications for the 2021 Skoda Superb range have been confirmed, with the updated sedan and wagon on sale now...

New Skoda Fabia wagon confirmed for 2023, Australian arm keen

The new-generation Skoda Fabia will gain a wagon body style in the coming years – and the brand's Australian arm is interested in the model. Skoda's global operations have confirmed a fourth-generation Fabia wagon is in development, however it won't arrive until 2023 at the earliest – two years after the launch of its hatchback twin, unveiled earlier this month, and due in Australia early next year...

2022 Skoda Fabia officially revealed, Australian launch expected March 2022

The 2022 Skoda Fabia has been revealed, ahead of its Australian launch expected to occur late in the first quarter of 2022 (March 2022). The fourth generation of Skoda's popular Fabia city car sees the nameplate migrate to the Volkswagen Group's latest MQB-A0 platform, shared with the Volkswagen Polo, Skoda Kamiq and Skoda Scala – gaining a raft of modern connectivity and active safety features to go with it...

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Small SUV

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Small SUV Finalists: Hyundai Kona Kia Seltos Mazda CX-30 Skoda Kamiq Toyota Yaris Cross Australia's Small SUV class is arguably one of the toughest segments in the new-car market, with nearly a dozen contenders competing for attention. Some models will suit certain buyer needs more so than others...