The updated Skoda Superb has been launched in India priced at Rs 31.99 lakh for the Sportline and Rs 34.99 lakh (ex-showroom, India) for the Laurin and Klement (L&K). The revised pricing makes the updated Superb between Rs 1.5 to 2 lakh more expensive than the previous-gen model.
Most of the changes to the 2021 Superb are in relation to the equipment list with the only notable cosmetic change being a new steering wheel, with the L&K getting a two-spoke unit while the Sportline gets a 3-spoke, flat steering wheel.
A significant inclusion to the equipment list is the addition of adaptive LED headlamps with integrated daytime running lamps. As for the cabin, the Virtual Cockpit digital instrument cluster is now standard and the 8.0-inch Amundsen touchscreen infotainment system now runs an updated user interface and supports wireless Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.
To add to this, the cubby hole ahead of the gear lever now houses a wireless charging pad. Moving to a more variant-specific kit, the fully-loaded Superb L&K now comes equipped with a 360-degree camera and a hands-free parking function.
As for the engine, there is no change to the engine line-up on the updated Superb with the sole 190hp 2.0-litre turbo-petrol unit carrying forward unchanged. Like the previous-gen model, the unit is paired with a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox.
As for the competition. the Superb is a direct competitor to the Toyota Camry Hybrid which is priced at Rs 39.41 lakh, giving the Superb a massive price difference of approximately Rs 4 lakh.
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