- Skoda Superb Facelift will also get a PHEV variant, limited to the international market
- The Superb is expected to hit the Indian shore by early 2020
- The electric motor of the Superb facelift PHEV has a 55 km distance range
- The sedan has got full-LED Matrix headlamps available as an option
Skoda has revealed the upcoming facelift of their sedan - Superb. The brand released few images of Superb facelift including the rear-end, front facade, interior and other details. The Skoda Superb facelift sports refreshed exteriors and new engine options to choose from. The sedan is expected to hit the Indian shores by early 2020. Skoda unveiled the Superb facelift in Slovakia.
The Skoda Superb facelift will also get a PHEV variant, limited to the international markets as of now. The Superb facelift is powered by a 1.4-litre TSI petrol engine and a 112 bhp electric motor. The front wheel drive sedan gets all the power from a 6-speed DSG transmission. The combined power output of the Superb facelift is 217 bhp and 400 Nm of peak torque. For the update, Skoda will continue to offer the existing engines of the Superb on the facelift version including a new 2.0-litre TSI motor capable of churning out 188 bhp of peak power. Meanwhile, the top-spec variant of the facelift version will continue to be the turbocharged 2.0-litre engine which makes a massive 276 bhp of peak power.
Speaking of the pure electric range of the Superb facelift PHEV, the electric motor is capable of doing a 55 km of run. This Superb facelift shares its platform with the Volkswagen Passat GTE PHEV. The battery pack in the Superb facelift is fitted under the floor and slightly near to the rear axle of the sedan and it is expected to eat some of the boot capacity.
The cosmetic updates include a new and wider front grille and the front facade has a new bumper as well. There is a chrome strip that connects the tail lights and Skoda branding in the centre of the rear end of the sedan. Superb facelift is also the first car in Skoda's line-up to get the full-LED Matrix headlamps. Key rivals of the Skoda Superb facelift includes Toyota Camry Hybrid.