Watch Vicky Butler Henderson Abuse A Skoda Octavia vRS

Škoda started making cars in 1905, and while your experience with one of their Soviet-era models might have been on the bitter side, those days are long gone, as Vicky Butler Henderson demonstrates with the first Octavia sedan sporting the Audi TT's engine. » 1/01/15 7:00pm 1/01/15 7:00pm

Skoda Hit A New Record By Selling A Million Cars In 2014

Skoda is rocking it, and to celebrate, their millionth customer of 2014 - who also happened to be Czech - joined the party with his brand new rally-green metallic Octavia Estate vRS 2.0 TSI. An excellent choice indeed. » 12/19/14 8:43am 12/19/14 8:43am

Europe's All Around Best Value Executive Car Is This Wagon

The Skoda Superb 4x4 V6 Laurin & Klement wagon is spacious, comfortable and well equipped. It's also the best value executive car on the European market. And yes, it's bigger than your A6. » 10/01/14 2:00pm 10/01/14 2:00pm

Watch This Awesome Zero-Budget Skoda Rally Gymkhana Vid

Who says you need a super-powerful AWD monster and a bunch of high-budget explosions to make a good Gymkhana video? This guy ripped it in an old Škoda. » 9/24/14 1:00pm 9/24/14 1:00pm

The New Skoda Fabia Makes Me Wanna Build A Rally Car

The third-generation Skoda Fabia is here, and now it's lower and wider with sharper edges all around to make it look sportier. And since Skoda won't be building a vRS version, I guess it's up to us to turn it into something fast. » 8/19/14 10:25am 8/19/14 10:25am

The 2014 Skoda Octavia RS Is The Golf GTI You Always Wanted

When I told a guy from VW that I think the Octavia RS is a better car than a Golf GTI, he replied "a much better car." How did the Czech version of this popular Volkswagen platform become the best version? » 8/01/14 3:15pm 8/01/14 3:15pm

2014 Skoda Roomster Scout: The Jalopnik European Review

With the very unfortunately-proportioned Fabia wagon ending production on the 13th of June, Skoda has two spacious cars left for families looking for a good value all-rounder. I drove the bigger one with a 1.2 TSI and a seven-speed DSG. » 7/10/14 2:45pm 7/10/14 2:45pm

Is This Car A Hatchback, A Wagon, A Minivan, Or A Crossover?

In Europe, this would be categorized as a compact MPV. I asked my educated colleagues what they thought, and now, I ask you. » 7/07/14 4:38pm 7/07/14 4:38pm

[ŠKODA will be sending a strong trio along the enchanting roads of this year's Silvretta Classic. A newly restored 440 'Spartak' from 1957 will be on the starting line, alongside a ŠKODA Felicia from 1961 and a ŠKODA 1101 Tudor built in 1948. This year will mark the 17th occasion of the Silvretta Classic, taking place… » 7/04/14 10:30am 7/04/14 10:30am

I Have A 2014 Skoda Superb 4x4 Combi For Five Days

[It's brown and it's a wagon, but instead of being a diesel with a stick shift, it has a 3.6 V6 FSI sending 260 horsepower to all corners through a DSG gearbox. What would you like to know? I'll make sure to investigate.] » 7/03/14 7:28am 7/03/14 7:28am

2014 Skoda Yeti Outdoor 4x4: The Jalopnik European Review

The Skoda Yeti is basically a Golf wearing rock climbing shoes that offers more space and slightly better value since it doesn't have a VW badge. But is America missing out on not getting Volkswagen's Czech family car? » 6/27/14 3:45pm 6/27/14 3:45pm

This Sleek Red Wonder Was Skoda's First Fast RS Car

Skoda is celebrating the 40th birthday of its RS performance brand, which all started with this: The 1974 200 RS, built to compete in top-class rallying. » 5/28/14 8:16am 5/28/14 8:16am

Skoda Yeti Xtreme Brings Much-Needed Badassity To Micro SUVs

Skoda is bringing a sweet "Xtreme" version of the Yeti SUV to Volkswagen's big gathering in Wörthersee, which harkens to those wild 90's beach car concepts we lusted after on cereal boxes. Don't let your RAV4 hang around it or she'll come home with a Gatorade-green tramp stamp tattoo. » 5/23/14 6:42pm 5/23/14 6:42pm

Skoda CitiJet: A Wee Little Czech Speedster That Will Win Your Heart

Today for your moment of squeeeeee we bring you the ultimate in Czech adorableness. The Skoda CitiJet is our favorite Czech automaker's concept for VW's Worthersee festival, and it makes that Seat Cupster look like a pile of puke. » 5/22/14 9:43am 5/22/14 9:43am

What Is Anything Actually Worth?

This is The Morning Shift, our one-stop daily roundup of all the auto news that's actually important — all in one place every weekday morning. Or, you could spend all day waiting for other sites to parse it out to you one story at a time. Isn't your time more important? » 5/16/14 8:58am 5/16/14 8:58am

Holy Crap You Can Put Audi R8 V10 Wheels On Everything

Do you have an Audi A4? Perhaps you have a Seat Alhambra, or a VW Eos? What about a Skoda Octavia taxi cab? Congrats! Your car can get the wheels from an R8 V10. » 5/14/14 4:44pm 5/14/14 4:44pm

Meet the movie car that runs on the blood of its driver

Christine? Ha! The Car? lol. Death Proof? Puh-leaze. True automotive horror comes from the Czech movie, Upír z Feratu and its little-known hero car, the Škoda 110 Super Sport "Ferat." » 5/09/14 2:36pm 5/09/14 2:36pm

Badass UK Skoda Dealers Named Top Retailers Of 2013, Hell Yes

Listen, fools: when you sell Skodas for a living, you can't just wait for them to magically fly off the lot. You have to get in the game and tear it up. That's what these three UK Skoda dealers did, and that's why they were given the Retailer of the Year Awards in Edinburgh. You're not ready for their next-level shit! » 4/01/14 1:30pm 4/01/14 1:30pm