second production model after the Kushaq from the India 2.0 project spearheaded
by Skoda Auto India will go by the name of Slavia .The new premium mid-size
sedan for the A0 segment was named keeping in mind the early days of Skoda
in 1896, one year after the founding of the company, Václav Laurin and Václav
Klement successfully marketed their first, jointly developed bicycles under the
Slavia name.The upcoming Skoda Slavia will once again set out to define a new
era in the Indian market. The new sedan will be presented later this year and
will complement the Octavia and Superb sedans in India.
Hollis, Brand Director, Skoda Auto India, says, “Skoda has a rich global legacy
spanning more than 125 years. The Slavia name represents the beginning of a
success story that has seen Skoda become one of the most renowned car makers.
Rich in tradition, the Slavia name will now once again mark the start of a new
era for the Skoda brand, in the Indian market. The Slavia will bring forth
impeccable build quality, reliability and driving experience. We look forward
to substantially growing our volumes in India and the Slavia will play a key
role in delivering this objective.”
the Kushaq introduction earlier this year, the Skoda Slavia is the Czech
manufacturer’s second new model developed specifically for the Indian market.
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