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SKODA Octavia Laurin & Klement now on sale


Milton Keynes--May 8, 2014: The premium flagship version of the all-new ŠKODA Octavia, the stunning Laurin & Klement (L&K), has been launched in the UK priced from just £26,570.

Revealed at the Geneva Motor Show in March, the L&K brings ŠKODA’s most sophisticated levels of comfort and technology to the Octavia range for the first time.

It’s available in either hatch or estate body styles, with a choice of two engines. They are the new 1.8-litre TSI 180PS petrol and the popular 2.0-litre TDI 150PS diesel. Either can be specified with a slick-shifting six-speed manual transmission or DSG automatic. A 4x4 diesel manual option is also available on the estate.

The Octavia L&K builds on the already generous equipment available on Elegance trim. It includes an exclusive and luxurious brown L&K interior, striking exterior features including bi-xenon headlights, and technology such as park assist and adaptive cruise control.

Standard equipment above Elegance includes:

18-inch Turbine alloy wheels Bi-xenon headlights with Adaptive Front Lights System) LED rear lights Chrome window surround Sunset glass (Estate only) Brown Alcantara and leather upholstery L&K cabin logos, stitching and door sill trims Electrically adjustable driver’s seat with memory function, lumbar support and heating Rear backrest release from boot Illuminated front and rear footwells Adaptive cruise control with Front Assistant Canton audio system Lane assist Park assist Cornering front fog lights

All standard equipment on the ŠKODA Octavia L&K is available for £4,100 more than the equivalent Elegance trim.

Prices start at £26,570 for 1.8-litre TSI 180PS hatch, while the equivalent Estate is £27,375. The entry level diesel, the 2.0-litre TDI CR 150PS DPF hatch with CO2 emissions of just 106g/km, is £26,410. This is the most appealing option for corporate customers because the BIK rate for 2014/15 is just 17%.

The most expensive car in the range is the 2.0-litre TDI CR 150PS 4x4 DPF, which costs £28,665.