The updated Skoda Superb has been officially launched across certain Asian markets. The updated Skoda Superb is said to be launched in Nepal by mid-2021 according to various auto news. Visually, the overall design of the 2021 Superb remains unchanged but the carmaker has updated the new sedan with new features and minor tweaks to the cabin. The Superb is still available in two variants: SportLine and Laurin and Klement. The revised pricing makes the updated Superb a bit more expensive than the outgoing model.
The new Skoda Superb comes with a host of features like new LED headlamps with LED DRLs, LED turn indicators, and LED fog lamps, as standard with integrated daytime running lamps. Skoda Superb also features the 8.0-inch Amundsen touchscreen infotainment system now runs an updated user interface and supports wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity. The car is also equipped with a 360-degree camera as against a rearview camera and a hands-free parking function. The car also comes with a standard virtual cockpit having a customisable digital instrument panel.
Moving into the engine there is no change in the powertrain option though. The 2021 Skoda Superb is the 2.0-litre TSI petrol engine that develops 190PS of maximum power and 320Nm of peak torque. As previous model, the unit is paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox. However, there’s a wildcard in the line-up, a four-wheel drive Superb with the 276bhp 2.0 TSI from the Leon Cupra ST. The car can reach to 100kmph from standstill in 7.7 seconds and help it reach a top speed of 239km/h.
The refreshed Skoda Super hosts some contemporary updates that further elevates its appeal and shall be appreciated by all according to the company. Once launched in Nepal, the Superb is a direct competitor to the Toyota Camry Hybrid. However, Skoda Super in Nepal is expected to arrive by the middle of this year. Skoda has a few new launches lined up for 2021 in Nepal as well including Kushaq mid-size SUV and all-new Octavia.