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Front view of Skoda Superb
The wave-making Skoda Superb 1.8 TSI petrol was last week unveiled to the motoring press by Skoda World, a member of the Stallion Motors, the sole importer and distributor of Skoda brand of vehicles and one of the leading automobile companies in Nigeria. The launch of the Superb reiterates Stallion's motto of introducing world class automobiles with new technologies into the Nigerian Market.

A delight to the auto enthusiasts, the Skoda Superb Petrol 1.8 TSI is geared with a Automatic 7-Speed transmission, which is unique to its segment and offers enhanced drivability and complete control on the engine performance. The 1.8 litre engine equipped with the award winning TSI technology has an inbuilt turbocharger with a high pressure direct injection system.

The success of this variant can be attributed to the fact that it possess a lethal combination of the powerful TSI engine and an efficient 7-Speed Automatic Transmission which not only gives better fuel efficiency but also improves the driving experience. The new Superb 1.8 will have the same equipment level as its siblings.

At the press launch, Stallion management said it was proud to add the Superb 1.8 TSI to the existing Skoda range.

'Once again, to reiterate our commitment to our customers we have introduced new technologies in this variant which are a benchmark in the segment. The best in class 7-Speed gearbox with the 'Intelligent Gear Change Indicator' takes the driving conditions into consideration and recommends the most suitable gear level to the driver on the Multifunction Display. As a result, the customer gets better fuel economy, better engine performance and a longer engine life.

The worldwide response from our customers as well as auto critics has bequeathed the all New Superb with segment leader position and has surpassed all expectations.'

Ever since the launch worldwide, the New Superb has won the hearts of many customers and acquired the No. 1 position in the D Segment, bagging lot of prestigious automotive awards in year 2009 &2010. The addition of the Superb 1.8 TSI to the current range of Skoda will offer a wider choice to our customers and also allow us to introduce our newest technologies into the Nigerian market. We are confident that our new addition will create more zeal and excitement for our customers.'

Awards won by the All New Superb in 2010:
Golden Steering Wheel award and the title of 'Best Midsize Car' in Germany and Austria.

Car of the Year 2009.Czech Republic
Luxury Car of the Year - BBC Top Gear Magazine Awards.

Autobest Jury Award: Technobest 2009 awarded for Twindoor

Belgium: VAB Family Car of the Year
2x Car of the year : LATVIA,ESTONIA
Most beautiful car: Motorshow Kateowice, Poland
Best company car: Croatia
ARBO Big Automotive Award: Austria
Auto trophy (upper class): Germany
Car of the year: Bulgaria
Skoda Superb voted 'top gadget' by Sky Motoring
Best Sedan of the Year - Auto Bild India Golden Steering Wheel Awards 2010

BS Motoring Executive Car of The Year 2010 – Business Standard Motoring Awards 2010, India

Entry Premium Car of the Year – NDTV Car & Bike Awards 2010, India

Executive Sedan of the Year – ET Zigwheels Awards 2009, India

Best Fun to Drive Car of the Year – ET Zigwheels Awards 2009, India

Here are some salient points about the new Superb:

Design- Elegant and refined designs are the characteristics to the Skoda Family of Cars

The distinctive and captative design of the all new Skoda Superb, draws upon the heritage of its predecessors, and creates a strong visual emotionThe interiors crafted with quality materials and subdued tones, is an invitingly warm retreat

Safety: Safety is not left to chance in the all new Skoda Superb. With the highest range of safety equipments on board, the all new Skoda superb takes care of you so that you can enjoy its superlative drive at high speeds.

Security: T he all new Skoda Superb is fortified by an array of intelligent anti-theft security devices that keep constant and complete vigil at all entry points. They deliver peace of mind when you leave sight of the all new Skoda Superb.

Comfort: Retreat to the comfort of the seven star interiors of the all new Skoda Superb and pamper yourself to the fine life.