Skoda shows off new Octavia

James Batchelor

Skoda Octavia
Skoda Octavia


Skoda has released the first pictures and details of its much-awaited new Octavia.

The third-generation hatchback has been given a shove upmarket after the arrival of the new Rapid. It's based on the Volkswagen Group MQB platform as already used on the Audi A3, Seat Leon and the new Golf.