The New Škoda Octavia Is An Old Audi We Can't Buy

Volkswagen bought 30% of Škoda Auto in 1991 after making a deal with the new Czech government, then got the rest of it in 2000. In the last few years, the historic brand has made fortunes for the VW Group with its great value entry level models. » 12/12/12 9:20am 12/12/12 9:20am

The Skoda Octavia Combi is Not the Ferrari of Station Wagons

Ferrari rented the Nurburgring for three days of testing as part of their F1 Clienti program, bringing four FXXs, ten F1 cars and 15 F99XXs. Also, as you see in the shot above, one Skoda Octavia Combi. More photos below. » 7/30/10 9:40am 7/30/10 9:40am

Octavia Goes to China

A few of the most tedious men in the auto industry are dropping the science behind the launch of the Skoda Octavia in the world's second largest auto industry. According to the Shanghai Volkswagen heads, the Chinese Octavia is more advanced than the European model. Plus, it's apparently available with the "Turbochanger… » 6/20/07 12:30pm 6/20/07 12:30pm

Octavia! Octavia! Inexplicable Inversion!

Our Dutch pal Jason Garber caned a Lincoln Navigator within mere millimeters of its life on last summer's Bullrun, prompting the best exchange on the rally between a participant and a civilian: "Where'd you learn to drive?"
"Europe."
And he now has sent us this video, which makes us sad for the poor Octivia, yet marvel…

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