ŠKODA AUTO India introduces the OCTAVIA Onyx at an attractive introductory ex-showroom price of INR 19.99 lacs, across all authorized ŠKODA AUTO dealership facilities in the country, in three elegant paint schemes: the popular Candy White as well as the all-new Race Blue and Corrida Red.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr Zac Hollis, Director – Sales, Service and Marketing, ŠKODA AUTO India, said“The ŠKODA OCTAVIA changed the dynamics of the executive sedan segment when it was introduced in India. ‘TOUGH MEETS SMART’, the new OCTAVIA ONYX has unique street credibility signified in its design. It is a limited edition variant which re-defines ‘class and elegance’ while retaining its distinctive characteristics – emotive design, exquisite interiors, class-leading safety and intelligent connectivity features – now in exciting colour options.”
The Onyx comes equipped with the 1.8 TSI (DSG) petrol engine and the 2.0 TDI (DSG) diesel engine from the OCTAVIA model range. The 1.8 TSI (automatic seven-speed DSG) produces an impressive power output of 180 PS (132 kW), and a torque output of 250 Nm (between 1,250 and 5,000 rpm) while delivering a fuel efficiency of 15.1 kmpl. It achieves 0 to 100 km/hr in 7.7 seconds and a top speed of 233 km/hr. The turbo-charged 2.0 TDI offers 143 PS (105 kW) power and comes with an automatic six-speed DSG, as standard. The diesel engine option achieves a maximum torque of 320 Nm (between 1,750 and 3,000 rpm), 0 to 100 km/hr in 9.2 seconds, a top speed of 213 km/hr, and on average yields 19.5 kmpl.
At ŠKODA AUTO, safety is a priority and not an option. The standard safety equipment in the OCTAVIA Onyx includes six airbags: dual front airbags, a set of front side airbags, and additional curtain airbags at front and rear, that reiterate ŠKODA’s strong emphasis on the safety of its customers.
The headlamps of the new OCTAVIA Onyx come with the AFS (Adaptive Front-lighting System) function for optimum illumination of the road and its surroundings. These headlamps can respond to speed changes as well as to various light and weather conditions. The AFS system includes headlamp swivelling and cornering functions, in addition to dynamic headlamp inclination control.
The ŠKODA OCTAVIA Onyx hosts a plethora of the most technically advanced and intelligent connectivity features that add a practical twist to elegance. The state-of-the-art 20.32 cm touchscreen central infotainment system, is equipped with SmartLink™ technology (ŠKODA Connectivity bundles supporting MirrorLink®, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto) that mirrors the smartphone for seamless connectivity and an undistracted drive. The dual-zone Climatronic air conditioning system, with clean air function, features electronic regulation. It is also fitted with a humidity sensor that reduces the windscreen misting.