6.5 Colour Touchscreen Drive Infotainment System
Quartz-cut Projector Headlights with Jewel-shadow LED Day Running lights
Mumbai, 14th February, 2017: ŠKODA India introduces the Octavia ONYX edition within the
Octavia model range. The ONYX edition will offer a refreshed design, visually diffrentiating
itself with the new 16” Premia black alloy wheels and black exterior mirrors. In addition, the
ONYX edition will sport an attractive body coloured spoiler, new decorative foils and door
sills. Comprehensive revisions give the Czech car manufacturer’s bestseller a particularly
striking design. The Octavia ONYX edition will be sold across all authorized ŠKODA
dealerships and wil be available for a limited period.
Commenting on the new edition, Mr Ashutosh Dixit, Director – Sales & Marketing ŠKODA Auto
India Pvt Ltd said, “The ŠKODA OCTAVIA ONYX edition continues its journey with the success of
the Octavia model range in India. The ŠKODA OCTAVIA offers more safety and comfort features
compared to products from higher segments. The ONYX edition combines typical strengths of the
brand; safety, design, engineering, spaciousness & ‘Simply Clever’ features thus making the
Octavia a compelling proposition.“
The design enhancements made as part of this edition give the Octavia a distinctive appearance,
characterized in particular by the dynamic honeycomb air inlets to provide them with more of a
presence and create a masculine, dynamic and an overall emotive impression. The new Octavia
boasts of unrivalled space, timeless elegant design, high functionality, innovative safety & comfort
systems, high fuel economy, packed with Simply Clever features and globally renowned ŠKODA’s
value for money promise.
The new Octavia ONYX is equipped with Bi-Xenon Projector headlights, 12-way electrically
adjustable driver’s seat with memory function, panoramic sunroof and a host of other features. It
also includes the Adaptive Frontlight System (AFS), which enhances safety of the driver by
automatically adjusting the headlight based on the driving conditions. The Octavia ONYX will be
launched in both petrol and diesel versions. The petrol will be powered by an incredibly powerful
1.8 TSI/132 kW petrol engine mated to a 7-speed DSG transmission while the diesel version will be
powered by a 2.0 TDI/105kW engine mated to a 6-speed DSG transmission.
New campaign to transform overall brand experience
ŠKODA AUTO India recently introduced a new campaign intended to transform the overall
ownership experience. As part of this initiative, ŠKODA will revamp its entire network including
sales and service outlets. The modernized appearance is based on the New ŠKODA corporate
design & identity. ŠKODA has also launched the ‘MYŠKODA’ mobile application which will provide
customers with comprehensive information, data and facts about their ŠKODA. The application has
been designed to allow ŠKODA owners access to their previous service records, predict next
service, call for Roadside Assistance, locate the nearest ŠKODA dealership etc. amongst many
other features. Through this campaign ŠKODA has introduced compelling service initiatives such
as menu pricing, itemized service invoices and delivery assurances.
ŠKODA recently announced its 4 year service care program which consist of a 4 year warranty
program and a 4 year (24 x 7) Road Side Assistance which is standard on all SKODA’s.
Additionally, customers now have an option to purchase a 4 year service package at a nominal
price which ensures a hassle-free ownership experience.
ŠKODA AUTO India:
For further information, please contact:ŠKODA Auto India
Mr. Jithan PurushothamanCommunicationsjithan.purushothaman@ŠKODA-auto.co.in + + 91 22 3313 7168