The hybrid model Skoda Superb will get the powertrain from Volkswagen Passat GTE.
In 2019, the plant Eurocar will be a hybrid model of business-class Skoda Superb.
About this NV said the head of the public relations Department. Olena Chepizhko.
According to her, the new model will be built on the platform MQB, which can be recharged from a household outlet. A more detailed description of Chepizhko not reported.
According to NV Business information, the Superb will get the hybrid powertrain from the Volkswagen Passat GTE, which consists of a turbocharged 1.4-liter gasoline engine capacity of 156 horsepower and electric motor producing 115 horsepower. This allows the car to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h in 8 seconds. Following this model, a hybrid installation can get crossover Skoda Kodiaq.
New models Skoda will face in the Ukrainian market with serious competition. Founder profile site autogeek.com.ua Eugene Mujiri says that from 2017, Ukraine has officially started selling a hybrid version of the Japanese Toyota (for example, the same RAV4) and presented a hybrid model of South Korean brand Kia Niro. According to him, in 2019 hybrid Superb it will need only those who will not have time to buy a hybrid Toyota Camry.
According to co-founder Alexander Kravtsov, ElectroCars, hybrid is the solution of the transition period, which is more important this year. “The cost of the new hybrid Toyota Rav4 Hybrid about 900 thousand hryvnia, the most famous model Skoda Superb (Hybrid) is unlikely to be even cheaper in two years,” he calculates.
In General for Ukraine, it would only mean that our legislators will be a reason again pozaschischat domestic producers and lower interest rates on the importation of hybrid and electric vehicles from abroad, explains Mujiri.
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