Skoda launches third-generation Superb in India

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Skoda has launched the third-generation Superb sedan in India at prices starting from Rs. 22.68 lakh (ex-showroom, Mumbai).The new Superb is available in petrol and diesel variants. The petrol variant comes with a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed dual clutch (DSG) automatic gearbox. The Superb petrol is powered by a 1.8-litre, turbocharged engine that develops 178 BHP @ 4,000-6,200 rpm and 320 Nm of torque @ 1,450-3,900 rpm (250 Nm @ 1,250-5,000 rpm for the automatic). The Superb diesel comes with a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine that produces 175 BHP @ 3,600-4,000 rpm and 350 Nm of torque @ 1,500-3,500 rpm. The engine is mated to a 6-speed dual-clutch (DSG) automatic gearbox.