Czech car manufacturer Skoda recently unveiled its Onyx edition of the Octavia in India.
Skoda the Czech car manufacturer company recently announced its sportier version of its Octavia which is called the Octavia Onyx. The Octavia is one of the popular cars from Skoda, it has been, it is the C segment sedan which competes with the Hyundai Elantra and the Honda Civic; it has been the most expensive car in the segment though Skoda which previously bought the Onyx edition for Rapid has also introduced the Onyx edition for Octavia with an introductory price of INR 19.99 Lakh (ex-showroom Delhi). The new Onyx edition comes with three color options- corrida red, race blue & candy white.
The Skoda Onyx edition inherits its signature body of the Octavia with all-black design concepts. In the front, the Onyx features a butterfly grille with chrome accents, the headlamps are quadra LED lights with the crystal LED DRLs. The side profile is an eye-catching experience, the car has an all-black glossy R16 premia alloy wheels which go will with the carbon finish side skirting and again the all-black finish ORVMs. The rear features a carbon black spoiler concluding the C shaped LED lights.
As we hop in the car, we immediately notice the all-black premium leather upholstery combined with a mixture of chrome accents. The steering is a flat bottom perforated leather stitch with paddle shift that gives a sporty feel to it, along with it, the seats are 12 way electronically adjustable for both the driver and passenger with lumbar support and programmable functions and 3 memory settings. The sporty emotion flows within the interiors of the car with a 20.32 cm touchscreen audio video system on the dash.
Technically under the hood, the Skoda Octavia Onyx runs by a 1-liter TSI petrol engine and a 2 liter TDI diesel engine, with a 7 speed and 6-speed automatic transmission respectively. Following are the stats:
0-100 in 7.7 seconds for petrol engine.
Top speed of 233 Kmph in petrol.
0-100 in 9.1 seconds for Diesel engine.
Top speed of 213 Kmph in diesel.
Apart from the safety features in the Octavia the Onyx edition comes with few additional goodies, it comes with an AFS (Adaptive Front-lighting System) for comfortable illumination and lighting on the road and the car’s surrounding, they are quite smart and adapt to the weather, speed, and environmental conditions.
Moreover, the Skoda Sheild Plus offers a six-year membership which provides roadside assistance, insurance, and an extended warranty.